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Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Diabetes and obesity

Research Interests

Factors contributing to early-onset obesity; celiac disease in patients with type 1 diabetes; type 2 diabetes

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity Prevention, Endocrinology

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My Locations

My Education

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, 2000.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2003.

Fellowship: Pediatric Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2006.

My Publications

Effect of Oral Insulin on Prevention of Diabetes in Relatives of Patients With Type 1 Diabetes A Randomized Clinical Trial. Atkinson, M; Krischer, J; Moran, A; Peakman, M; Spain, L; Schatz, DA; Sosenko, J; Antinozzi, P; Benoist, C; Bourcier, K; et al. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2017; 318:1891-1902.

High Body Mass Index in Infancy May Predict Severe Obesity in Early Childhood. Smego, A; Woo, JG; Klein, J; Suh, C; Bansal, D; Bliss, S; Daniels, SR; Bolling, C; Crimmins, NA. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2017; 183:87-93.e1.

Bilateral cataracts in a 6-yr-old with new onset diabetes: a novel presentation of a known INS gene mutation. Wasserman, H; Hufnagel, RB; Utz, VM; Zhang, K; Valencia, CA; Leslie, ND; Crimmins, NA. Pediatric Diabetes. 2016; 17:535-539.

Prevalence of Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Children With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Newton, KP; Hou, J; Crimmins, NA; Lavine, JE; Barlow, SE; Xanthakos, SA; Africa, J; Behling, C; Donithan, M; Clark, JM; et al. JAMA Pediatrics. 2016; 170:e161971-e161971.

Developing an Algorithm to Detect Early Childhood Obesity in Two Tertiary Pediatric Medical Centers. Lingren, T; Thaker, V; Brady, C; Namjou, B; Kennebeck, S; Bickel, J; Patibandla, N; Ni, Y; Van Driest, SL; Chen, L; et al. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2016; 7:693-706.

Endocrine. Crimmins, N; Lawson, S; Shah, A. In: Kheir J; Sobolewski B; Zackoff MW; Girdwood SC, Ed. The Pocket. Cincinnati, Ohio: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; 2016.

Obesity. Crimmins, N; Xanthakos, SA. In: Neinstein LS; Katzman DK; Callahan ST; Gordon CM; Joffe A; Rickert VI, Ed. Neinstein's Adolescent and Young Adult Health Care: A Practical Guide, 6th Edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer; 2016.

Suboptimal Clinical Documentation in Young Children with Severe Obesity at Tertiary Care Centers. Brady, CC; Thaker, VV; Lingren, T; Woo, JG; Kennebeck, SS; Namjou-Khales, B; Roach, A; Bickel, JP; Patibandla, N; Savova, GK; et al. International Journal of Pediatrics. 2016; 2016:4068582-9.

Comparing Two Waist-to-Height Ratio Measurements with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Youth with Diabetes. Liu, LL; Kahn, HS; Pettitt, DJ; Fino, NF; Morgan, T; Maahs, DM; Crimmins, NA; Lamichhane, AP; Liese, AD; D'Agostino, RB; et al. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition. 2016; 5:87-94.

Endocrinology. Crimmins, N; Lawson, S; Shah, A. In: Kheir J; Sobolewski B; Varnell C; Zackoff MW, Ed. The Pocket. Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; 2015.