4874-Hannon, Tamara

Tamara S. Hannon, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

RI 5960
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Hannon is a board certified pediatric endocrinologist with specific training and expertise in patient-oriented clinical research in youth with obesity, conditions of insulin resistance, and diabetes. She serves as Director of the Pediatric Diabetes Program at Riley Hospital for Children, a program serving more than 1800 pediatric diabetes patients across the state of Indiana and surrounding states. She is currently an investigator on multiple projects to prevent diabetes or restore insulin secretion in individuals with diabetes. Her undergraduate degree is in Nutrition Science, from Purdue University. She received her medical degree from Indiana University and did her pediatric residency and pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, IN.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics
  • Director, Clinical Diabetes Program
  • Education
    2005 MS Indiana University
    2002 Fellowship Indiana University School of Medicine
    1999 Residency Indiana University School of Medicine
    1996 MD Indiana University
    1992 BS Purdue University
  • Research

    Type 1 diabetes; type 2 diabetes; prediabetes; diabetes prevention; diabetes and obesity research.

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Diabetes Association
    Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
    Pediatric Endocrine Society
    Society for Pediatric Research
    The Endocrine Society
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Clinical Interests


    Riley Children's Specialty Clinic
    11590 North Meridian Street
    Suite 300
    Carmel, IN 46032

    Deaconess Riley Children's Specialty Center
    4133 Gateway Boulevard
    Suite 220
    Newburgh, IN 47630 


  • Awards
    Org: Purdue University Department of Nutrition Science
    Desc: Hall of Fame
    Scope: State
    Date: 2015-01-01

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