Maria Demma I Cabral, MD
Division Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Maria Demma Cabral, MD, received her medical degree from the University of the Philippines Manila in 2007. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at St. Josephs Childrens Hospital, in Paterson, New Jersey, in 2012. She pursued further training in adolescent medicine training at Niklaus Children's Hospital, in Miami, Florida (formerly known as Miami Childrens Hospital). She was an assistant professor at the University of Mississippi Medical Center from 2015 to 2018. Her interests include pubertal development, high risk teens, eating disorders, and adolescent contraception and gynecology. She has worked on research with focus on eating disorders and improvement of HPV vaccination rates. She has interest in quality improvement projects related to adolescent health. She likes to be involved in medical student and resident education.
- American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
- American Board of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2015, Adolescent Medicine, Miami Children's Hospital
- Residency 2012, Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital
- MD 2007, University of the Philippines Manila
- BS 2002, Biology, University of the Philippines Manila
- Adolescent Health Services
- Adolescent Health
- Adolescent Gynecology
- Adolescent Development
Greydanus D.E., Dickson C.A., Patel D.R., Azmeh R., Cabral M.D. Acne in the first three decades of life: An update of a disorder with profound implications for all decades of life Disease-a-Month. 2020 doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2020.101103.
McCarroll J., Patel D.R., Neelakantan M., Ryali B., Cabral M.D., Harris A. Academic performance following sport-related concussions in children and adolescents: A scoping review International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020;17:1-12. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17207602.
Merrick J., Cabral M.D., Greydanus D.E. Pelvic inflammatory disease: Management requires a patient, prudent, prejudice-free provider International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health. 2020;32 doi: 10.1515/ijamh-2018-0216.
Patel D.R., Cabral M.D. Risk factors and prevention strategies for anxiety disorders in childhood and adolescence Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 2020;1191:543-559. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9705-0_27.
Calles J.L., Kushner J., Chelvakumar G., Agana M.G., Greydanus D.E., Indyk J.A., Cabral M.D., Leibowitz S. Caring for the transgender adolescent and young adult: Current concepts of an evolving process in the 21st century Disease-a-Month. 2019;65(9):303-356. doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2019.07.004.
Werbinski J.L., Rojek M.K., Cabral M.D.I. The Need to Integrate Sex and Gender Differences into Pediatric Pedagogy Advances in Pediatrics. 2019;66:15-35. doi: 10.1016/j.yapd.2019.03.001.
Cabral M., Siqueira L.M. Hydrosalpinx in Postmenarchal Nonsexually Active Girls: A Review of 6 Cases in a Children's Hospital Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. 2015;28(6):e203-e207. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2015.06.009.
Patni N., Diaz E.G.L., Cabral M., Siqueira L.M., Diaz A. Worsening hypertriglyceridemia with oral contraceptive pills in an adolescent with HIV-associated lipodystrophy: A case report and review of the literature Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2014;27(11-12):1247-1251. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2013-0437.