Childhood Growth Hormone Deficiency History and Ethics

In this podcast, Rohan Henry, MD, MS, speaks about childhood growth hormone deficiency, including how the diagnostic criteria have evolved over time and the ethical implications of the diagnosis.

Additional Resource:

Henry RK. Childhood growth hormone deficiency, a diagnosis in evolution: the intersection of growth hormone history and ethics. Growth Horm IGF Res. 2020;55:101358. 

Rohan Henry, MD, MS, is a pediatric endocrinologist and an attending physician at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He’s also a faculty member at the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio.