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Director, Diabetes Transition Program, Division of Endocrinology

Director, Quality Scholars Program, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Assistant Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Internal Medicine

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My Biography & Research

Biography

Sarah Corathers, MD, completed residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics followed by a combined fellowship in adult and pediatric endocrinology. Her clinical training provides a unique a background in management of diabetes and endocrine conditions across the lifespan. She has a special interest in psychosocial aspects of diabetes care for adolescents and young adults including depression and resilience. She is the director of the diabetes transition program with the aim of preparing pediatric patients for successful transition to adult care. Additional clinical and research interests include Turner syndrome, transgender health, hereditary endocrine conditions and quality improvement in health care.

Clinical Interests

Adult and pediatric endocrinology including type 1 diabetes, transgender, Turner syndrome, and hereditary endocrine conditions; effective transition between pediatric and adult care; quality improvement

Research Interests

Transition between pediatric and adult care; psychosocial contributors to clinical and patient reported outcomes in type 1 diabetes

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Internal Medicine

Departments

Endocrinology, Brain Tumor, Transgender Health, Fontan Management, Endocrinology

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My Education

MD: Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2002.

Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2002-2006.

Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2009-2013.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2006; Internal Medicine, 2007; Pediatric Endocrinology, 2013; Adult Endocrinology, 2013.

My Publications

"I Couldn't See a Downside ": Decision-Making About Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy. Daley, T; Grossoehme, D; McGuire, JK; Corathers, S; Conard, LA; Lipstein, EA. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2019; 65:274-279.

Longitudinal Changes in Depression Symptoms and Glycemia in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. Trief, PM; Foster, NC; Chaytor, N; Hilliard, ME; Kittelsrud, JM; Jaser, SS; Majidi, S; Corathers, SD; Bzdick, S; Adkins, DW; et al. Diabetes Care. 2019; 42:1194-1201.

Depression Screening of Adolescents With Diabetes: 5-Years of Implementation and Outcomes. Corathers, S; Mara, CA; Chundi, PK; Kichler, JC. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2019; 58:628-632.

Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) 3.2 Diabetes Module for youth with Type 2 diabetes: reliability and validity. Varni, JW; Delamater, AM; Hood, KK; Raymond, JK; Chang, NT; Driscoll, KA; Wong, JC; Yi-Frazier, JP; Grishman, EK; Faith, MA; et al. Diabetic Medicine. 2019; 36:465-472.

Diabetes management mediating effects between diabetes symptoms and health-related quality of life in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes. Varni, JW; Delamater, AM; Hood, KK; Driscoll, KA; Wong, JC; Adi, S; Yi-Frazier, JP; Grishman, EK; Faith, MA; Corathers, SD; et al. Pediatric Diabetes. 2018; 19:1322-1330.

PedsQL 3.2 Diabetes Module for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults: Reliability and Validity in Type 1 Diabetes. Varni, JW; Delamater, AM; Hood, KK; Raymond, JK; Chang, NT; Driscoll, KA; Wong, JC; Yi-Frazier, JP; Grishman, EK; Faith, MA; et al. Diabetes Care. 2018; 41:2064-2071.

ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018: The delivery of ambulatory diabetes care to children and adolescents with diabetes. Pihoker, C; Forsander, G; Fantahun, B; Virmani, A; Corathers, S; Benitez-Aguirre, P; Fu, J; Maahs, DM. Pediatric Diabetes. 2018; 19 Suppl 27:84-104.

Untreated congenital hypothyroidism due to loss to follow-up: Developing preventive strategies through quality improvement. Matlock, KA; Corathers, SD; Yayah Jones, NH. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2018; 31:987-994.

Diabetes symptoms predictors of health-related quality of life in adolescents and young adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Varni, JW; Delamater, AM; Hood, KK; Raymond, JK; Driscoll, KA; Wong, JC; Adi, S; Yi-Frazier, JP; Grishman, EK; Faith, MA; et al. Quality of Life Research. 2018; 27:2295-2303.

Decreasing the Time to Insulin Administration for Hospitalized Patients With Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes. Smego, A; Lawson, S; Courter, JD; Warden, D; Corathers, S. Hospital Pediatrics. 2018; 8:288-292.