Maria Demma I Cabral, MD

Maria Demma I Cabral, MD
Maria Demma I Cabral, MD

Division Chief, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


Contact Information

Patient Care Related:
Adolescent Eating Disorders, 269.337.6430
Adolescent Gynecology, 269.337.6075
Adolescent Medicine, 269.337.6430
Pediatrics - Mall Drive, 269.327.1900

Biosketch

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. Joseph’s Children’s 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 Children’s 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.

  • Board Certification

    • 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
  • Research

    • Adolescent Health Services
    • Adolescent Health
    • Adolescent Gynecology
    • Adolescent Development
  • Publications

  • Presentations

    • Plummer-Vinson Syndrome as a Unique Trigger for Disordered Eating. Fawad JA, Cabral MDI, Jones P, 40th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2022
    • Hyperglycemia During Refeeding Syndrome in Severe Anorexia Nervosa: A Case Report. Cabral MD, Clemente E, Lager C, Murthi N, Roberts C, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • A Literature Review On the Association Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Multiple Sclerosis. Sheidu M, Cabral MD, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021
    • Toward Standardization of Hospitalization for Adults With Decompensated Disordered Eating: A Case Series and Lessons Learned. Cabral MD, Helmstetter N, Ring A, 38th Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Virtual Research Day, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 04/2021