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J. Paul Frindik, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Endocrinology and Diabetes


  • Endocrinology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1430
    Fax: 501-364-6299
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., cum laude, Louisiana State University, 1977
  • M.D., U Mississippi School of Medicine, 1981


  • PL 1, PL 2, Medical Center, University South Alabama, 1981-1983
  • PL 3, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1983-1984
  • Fellow, Pediatric Endocrinology, U Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1984-1987

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Kemp, Stephen F., Frindik, J Paul. Emerging Options in Growth Hormone Therapy. Drug Design, Development and Therapy 2011
  • Journal Article, Thrailkill, KM., Moreau, C., Swearingen, C., Rettiganti, M., Edwards, K., Morales, AE., Kemp, SF., Frindik, JP., Fowlkes, JL. Insulin pump therapy started at the time of diagnosis: Effects on glycemic control and pancreatic beta cell function in type 1 diabetes.. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics 2011 13(10):1-8.
  • Journal Article, Frindik, J. Paul., Kemp, Stephen F. Managing idiopathic short stature: role of somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection. . Biologics: Targets & Therapy 2010 June; 4: 147--155 .
  • Journal Article, Frindik J Paul., Fowlkes, J., Kemp, SF., Thrailkill, K., Morales, A., Dana, K. Increasing Prevalence of Stimulant Medication Use in Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency or Idiopathic Short Stature: An NCGS Database Analysis Summary. Hormone Research 2009 September; 72:160--166.
  • Journal Article, Kemp, SF., Frindik, JP. The Role of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 in the Treatment of Idiopathic Short Stature.. Current Medical Literature: 2008
  • Journal Article, Thrailkill KM, Bunn RC, Moreau CS, Cockrell GE, Simpson PM, Coleman HN, Frindik JP, Kemp SF, Fowlkes JL. Matrix metalloproteinase-2 dysregulation in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 2007 Sep; 30(9):2321 - 2326.
  • Journal Article, Nimmo TA, Morales AE, Sayed K, Frindik JP, Kemp SF. Hypercalcemia in an 11-year-old girl. Endocr Pract 2007 Mar; 13(2):198 - 201.
  • Journal Article, Kemp SF., Frindik J Paul. The Role of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 in the Treatment of Idiopathic Short Stature. . Growth, Growth Hormone & Metabolism 2006 1(4):98-102.
  • Journal Article, Frindik J Paul, Kemp SF, Hunold JJ . Near Adult Heights after Growth Hormone Treatment in Patients with Idiopathic Short Stature or Idiopathic Growth Hormone Deficiency. J Ped Endo Meta 2003; 16:607–612.
  • Journal Article, Frindik JP, Williams JP, Johnson RL, Dykman RA. Parental perception and factors associated with glycemic control in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes. Endocr Pract 2002 Mar; 8(2):105 - 108.

Recent Grant Awards

  • The Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes, TrialNet, U01-DK61055, 2005-01-21 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00

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