Daniel E. Hale


Daniel Esten Hale, MD



Dr. Daniel Hale is a professor of pediatrics with tenure at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist with more than 30 years of experience in observational and interventional studies. He received a degree in biochemistry in 1974 at Texas A&M University and in medicine at the UT Medical School at Houston in 1977. He undertook his pediatric training at the Medical University of South Carolina and his pediatric endocrinology specialty training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Since moving to Texas in 1994, he has developed a major program on childhood diabetes and obesity. He was funded for all three of the major NIH diabetes and obesity treatment and prevention initiatives (TODAY, HEALTY and TrialNet). In addition, he has funding for projects related to childhood diabetes and obesity from the Baptist Health Foundation, of San Antonio and the Economic Development Commission in Harlingen.  He is the medical director for the clinical research facility, the CTSA funded CHART Center, at the Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital and was recently named the interim director of the Clinical Research Center being developed at the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen. He is the Principal Investigator for the National Children’s Study Center in South Texas.


Faculty Profile:


Daniel Esten Hale, MD

Department of Pediatrics
7703 Floyd Curl Drive

MSC: 7806
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone:  (210) 567-5283
Fax: (210) 567-0492
email: hale@uthscsa.edu