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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


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

Clinical Divisions

Endocrinology, Brain Tumor, Transgender Health, Fontan Management

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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

Opportunities for Enhanced Transition of Care Preparation for Adolescents and Emerging Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Use of the READDY Transition Tool. Kamoun, C; Khoury, JC; Beal, SJ; Crimmins, N; Corathers, SD. Diabetes Spectrum. 2021.

Adoption of Telemedicine for Type 1 Diabetes Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Lee, JM; Carlson, E; Albanese-O'Neill, A; Demeterco-Berggren, C; Corathers, SD; Vendrame, F; Weinstock, RS; Prahalad, P; Alonso, GT; Kamboj, M; et al. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2021; 23:642-651.

Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes. Maxwell, AR; Jones, NY; Taylor, S; Corathers, SD; Rasnick, E; Brokamp, C; Riley, CL; Parsons, A; Kichler, JC; Beck, AF. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2021.

Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care: A Review of Initiatives and Outcomes in the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative. Ginnard, OZ B; Todd Alonso, G; Corathers, SD; Demeterco-Berggren, C; Golden, LH; Miyazaki, BT; Nelson, G; Ospelt, E; Ebekozien, O; Lee, JM; et al. Clinical Diabetes. 2021; 39:256-263.

Multi-Clinic Quality Improvement Initiative Increases Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. Prahalad, P; Ebekozien, O; Todd Alonso, G; Clements, M; Corathers, S; DeSalvo, D; Desimone, M; Lee, JM; Lorincz, I; McDonough, R; et al. Clinical Diabetes. 2021; 39:264-271.

Changes to care delivery at nine international pediatric diabetes clinics in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Sarteau, AC; Souris, KJ; Wang, J; Ramadan, AA; Addala, A; Bowlby, D; Corathers, S; Forsander, G; King, B; Law, JR; et al. Pediatric Diabetes. 2021; 22:463-468.

Glycemic Outcome Associated With Insulin Pump and Glucose Sensor Use in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes. Data From the International Pediatric Registry SWEET. Cardona-Hernandez, R; Schwandt, A; Alkandari, H; Bratke, H; Chobot, A; Coles, N; Corathers, S; Goksen, D; Goss, P; Imane, Z; et al. Diabetes Care. 2021; 44:1176-1184.

A Randomized Clinical Trial Assessing Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Use With Standardized Education With or Without a Family Behavioral Intervention Compared With Fingerstick Blood Glucose Monitoring in Very Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes. Strategies to Enhance New CGM Use in Early Childho, . Diabetes Care. 2021; 44:464-472.

Treatment-Induced Neuropathy of Diabetes in Youth: Case Series of a Heterogeneous and Challenging Complication. Alexandrou, EG; Corathers, SD; Lahoti, A; Redel, J; Tellez, S; Jones, NH Y; Kim, A. Journal of the Endocrine Society. 2020; 4.

Readiness for transition to adult care in adolescents and young adults with Turner syndrome. Sheanon, NM; Beal, SJ; Kichler, JC; Casnellie, L; Backeljauw, P; Corathers, S. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2020; 33:1165-1171.