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Sarah D. Corathers, MD

  • Clinical Director, Division of Endocrinology
  • Director, Quality Scholars Program, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • UC Department of Internal Medicine



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.

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Testing an Automated Approach to Identify Variation in Outcomes among Children with Type 1 Diabetes across Multiple Sites. Addison, J; Razzaghi, H; Bailey, C; Dickinson, K; Corathers, SD; Hartley, DM; Utidjian, L; Carle, AC; Rhodes, ET; Alonso, GT; et al. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2022; 7.

iCoDE June 22, 2022 Steering Committee Meeting Summary Report. Yeung, AM; Huang, J; Klonoff, DC; Seigel, RE; Goldman, JM; Shah, SN; Corathers, SD; Vidmar, AP; Tut, M; Espinoza, JC. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2022.

Changes in bone marrow adipose tissue in transgender and gender non-conforming youth undergoing pubertal suppression: A pilot study. Nasomyont, N; Meisman, AR; Ecklund, K; Vajapeyam, S; Cecil, KM; Tkach, JA; Altaye, M; Corathers, SD; Conard, LA; Kalkwarf, HJ; et al. Journal of Clinical Densitometry. 2022.

Trends in Type 1 Diabetic Ketoacidosis During COVID-19 Surges at 7 US Centers: Highest Burden on non-Hispanic Black Patients. Lavik, AR; Ebekozien, O; Noor, N; Alonso, GT; Polsky, S; Blackman, SM; Chen, J; Corathers, SD; Demeterco-Berggren, C; Gallagher, MP; et al. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2022; 107:1948-1955.

Improving Anxiety Screening in Patients with Turner Syndrome. Alexandrou, E; Corathers, S; Gutmark-Little, I; Casnellie, L; Gerstle, M; Tatum, J; Khoury, J; Backeljauw, P. Hormone Research in Paediatrics. 2022; 95:68-75.

Long-term Continuous Glucose Monitor Use in Very Young Children With Type 1 Diabetes: One-Year Results From the SENCE Study. Van Name, MA; Kanapka, LG; DiMeglio, LA; Miller, KM; Albanese-O’Neill, A; Commissariat, P; Corathers, SD; Harrington, KR; Hilliard, ME; Anderson, BJ; et al. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2022.

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. 2022; 35:57-65.

Feasibility of Electronic Health Record Assessment of 6 Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Self-management Habits and Their Association With Glycemic Outcomes. Lee, JM; Rusnak, A; Garrity, A; Hirschfeld, E; Thomas, IH; Wichorek, M; Lee, JE; Rioles, NA; Ebekozien, O; Corathers, SD. JAMA Network Open. 2021; 4.

Patient Demographics and Clinical Outcomes Among Type 1 Diabetes Patients Using Continuous Glucose Monitors: Data From T1D Exchange Real-World Observational Study. DeSalvo, DJ; Noor, N; Xie, C; Corathers, SD; Majidi, S; McDonough, RJ; Polsky, S; Izquierdo, R; Rioles, N; Weinstock, R; et al. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 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.

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