Shylaja ( Shy ) Srinivasan joined the Florez lab in July of 2014. She is a pediatric endocrinology fellow at MGH. After medical school in Pondicherry, India she completed her pediatric residency training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York and Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Her research interests lie in studying the genetics of type 2 diabetes in children with a special interest in minority populations. Her other interests are in the areas of obesity and international health.