Children's Emergency Department is now located in Children's Tower: 1001 E. Marshall Street.


Laura Caccavale, PhDLaura Caccavale, PhD

Associate Professor


Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Research group

Healthy Lifestyles Center

Research areas

Laura's research focuses on the development and implementation of behavioral interventions that promote health and well-being for children, adolescents, and young adults with chronic illnesses such as type 1 diabetes and obesity. Specifically, her research seeks to understand how better to support patients in health promotion, adherence, and through the transition from pediatric to adult health care.

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  • Dr. Melanie Bean (VCU)
  • Dr. Trey Wickham (VCU)
  • Dr. Jessica LaRose (VCU)
  • Dr. Suzanne Mazzeo (VCU)
  • Dr. Randi Streisan (Children's National)
  • Dr. Maureen Monaghan (Children's National)
  • Dr. Laura Thornton (UNC)

CHRI theme

Health Equity, Personalized and Translational Medicine