Berrin Ergun-Longmire, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Berrin Ergun-Longmire, MD, is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist with the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is also Division Chief for the Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.
Dr. Ergun-Longmire is a graduate of Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School in Istanbul, Turkey. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology in Turkey. She then completed a research fellowship at The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, New York. She completed an additional residency in pediatrics at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College.
After completing her fellowship, Dr. Ergun-Longmire worked as an attending physician and faculty in numerous medical schools and children's hospitals. She has most recently been Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology, Founder of Division of Pediatric Endocrinology in the Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart affiliated with the University of Florida in Pensacola, Florida.
Throughout her carrier, Dr. Ergun-Longmire has served as principal investigator on studies focusing type 1 and type 2 diabetes in pediatric patients and has given numerous professional presentations on topics ranging from growth, childhood obesity and the type 2 diabetes epidemic in children. Her clinical, teaching, and research interests include medical education, population health, and health delivery systems.
- American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology)
- American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2005, Pediatric Endocrinology, Weill Cornell Medical College
- Residency 2001, Pediatrics, Drexel University
- Visiting Fellow 1998, Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Cornell Medical College
- MD 1989, Medicine, Istanbul University
- Pediatric Obesity
- Inpatient Diabetes Care
- Diabetes Mellitus
Clemente E., Vining-Maravolo P., Ergun-Longmire B., Roberts C., Buth K., Greydanus D.E. Diabetes education in pediatrics: How to survive diabetes Disease-a-Month. 2021 doi: 10.1016/j.disamonth.2021.101153.
Başaran S., Toksoy G., Ergun-Longmire B., Baş F., Poyrazoğlu Ş., Abalı Z., Karaman V., Avcı Ş., Altunoğlu U., Bundak R., Karaman B., Darendeliler F., Uyguner Z. Prevalence, clinical characteristics and long-term outcomes of classical 11 β-hydroxylase deficiency (11BOHD) in Turkish population and novel mutations in CYP11B1 gene Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 2018;181:88-97. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2018.04.001.
Ergun-Longmire B., Maclaren N.K. Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric. 2015;2-2:2549-2565.e5. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-323-18907-1.00147-5.
Maclaren N.K., Ergun-Longmire B., Costi G. Multiple endocrine neoplasias Pediatric Endocrinology: Fifth Edition. 2013;2:617-635.
Link M., Meloni A., Kisand K.V., Ersvaer E., Perniola R., Kisand K., Bøe Wolff A.S., Podkrajšek K.T., Tserel L., Perheentupa J., Erichsen M.M., Bratanic N., Cetani F., Ergun-Longmire B., Maclaren N., Krohn K.J.E., Pura M., Schalke B., Willcox N., Ströbel P., Leite M.I., Battelino T., Husebye E.S., Peterson P., Meager A. Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis in APECED or thymoma patients correlates with autoimmunity to Th17-associated cytokines Journal of Experimental Medicine. 2010;207(2):299-308. doi: 10.1084/jem.20091669.
Tserel L., Battelino T., Kisand K., Link M., Meager A., Org T., Murumägi A., Uibo R., Willcox N., Podkrajšek K.T., Lobell A., Kämpe O., Lima K., Maclaren N.K., Meloni A., Ergun-Longmire B., Perheentupa J., Krohn K.J.E., Scott H.S., Eystein S.H., Peterson P., Wolff A.S.B. Interferon autoantibodies associated with AIRE deficiency decrease the expression of IFN-stimulated genes Blood. 2008;112(7):2657-2666. doi: 10.1182/blood-2008-03-144634.
Chan L., Ergun-Longmire B., Lin-Su K., Dunn A., Ham K., Sison C., Stavola J., Vogiatzi M. Effects of protease inhibitors on glucose tolerance, lipid metabolism, and body composition in children and adolescents infected with human immunodeficiency virus Endocrine Practice. 2006;12(5):514-521. doi: 10.4158/EP.12.5.514.
Costi G., Ergun-Longmire B., Maclaren N.K. Multiple endocrine neoplasias Pediatric Endocrinology, Two Volume Set. 2006:617-636.
Ergun-Longmire B., Auchus R., Papari-Zareei M., Tansil S., Wilson R., New M. Two novel mutations found in a patient with 17α-hydroxylase enzyme deficiency Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2006;91(10):4179-4182. doi: 10.1210/jc.2006-0469.
Ergun-Longmire B., Costi G., Maclaren N.K. Multiple endocrine neoplasias Pediatric Endocrinology, Fifth Edition: Volume 2 Growth, Adrenal, Sexual, Thyroid, Calcium, and Fluid Balance Disorders. 2006:617-635.
Ergun-Longmire B., Maclaren N.K. Insulin resistance syndrome in childhood and beyond Pediatric Endocrinology: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance, and Hypoglycemia. 2006:211-249.
Ergun-Longmire B., Mertens A.C., Mitby P., Qin J., Shi W., Yasui Y., Robison L.L., Sklar C.A., Heller G. Growth hormone treatment and risk of second neoplasms in the childhood cancer survivor Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2006;91(9):3494-3498. doi: 10.1210/jc.2006-0656.
Maclaren N.K., Ergun-Longmire B. Insulin resistance syndrome in childhood and beyond Pediatric Endocrinology, Two Volume Set. 2006:211-250.
New M., Vinci G., Ergun-Longmire B., Alonso L., Matthew S., Tansil S., Lin-Su K., McElreavey K. Clinical, hormonal and cytogenetic evaluation of 46,XX males and review of the literature Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2005;18(8):739-748. doi: 10.1515/JPEM.2005.18.8.739.
Ergun-Longmire B., Marker J., Zeidler A., Rapaport R., Raskin P., Bode B., Schatz D., Vargas A., Rogers D., Schwartz S., Malone J., Krischer J., Maclaren N.K. Oral insulin therapy to prevent progression of immune-mediated (Type 1) diabetes Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2004;1029:260-277. doi: 10.1196/annals.1309.057.