Daniel E. Hale, MD

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Daniel E. Hale, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Pediatric Endocrinology

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About Me

Daniel Hale, MD, is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School in Dallas and completed his pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.

After completing his pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Hale served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He then returned to his native Texas, where he was the division chief of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. While in Texas, he developed the pediatric clinical research center. Subsequently, he directed numerous clinical research projects and played a significant role in the Chromosome 18 Clinical Research Center. He returned to Pennsylvania to become the division chief of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at Penn State Health Children's Hospital.


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Professional Education


Medical School, University of Texas Medical School (Houston) - 1977


Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - 1983


Residency, Pediatrics Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston) - 1980

Research Interests

  • Endocrine abnormalities in children with genetic syndromes
  • Growth disorders in children
  • Pubertal disorders in children

Academic Interests

  • Medical student, resident and provider education


  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, 2008
  • Outstanding Contributor to the National Childrens Study, 2011
  • Special Emphasis Career Award, National Institutes of Health, 1983-1988