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Inpatient Medical Director for Endocrine and Diabetes

Hospital Insulin Safety Officer

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-4744

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Biography

Sarah Lawson, MD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics. Her recent research has focused on improving glucose control and efficiency of insulin delivery on inpatient units. This has resulted in the development of the Diabetes Day Hospital Program, a reduction in inpatient insulin errors, and the institution of continuing home insulin pumps during hospitalizations. Additional time is given to researching Endocrine disorders related to brain tumors, as well as founding the septo-optic dysplasia clinic.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric endocrinology; septo-optic dysplasia; endocrine disease related to brain tumors; inpatient delivery of diabetes care

Research Interests

Septo-optic dysplasia; endocrine disease related to brain tumors; inpatient delivery of diabetes care

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Departments

Endocrinology, Brain Tumor, Endocrinology

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Residency: Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Lexington, KY.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

My Publications

Hypothalamic-pituitary function following childhood brain tumors: Analysis of prospective annual endocrine screening. Lawson, SA; Horne, VE; Golekoh, MC; Hornung, L; Burns, KC; Fouladi, M; Rose, SR. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2019; 66.

Abdominal Pain, Fatigue, and Constipation in a Teenager Female: Is It Worth Further Investigations?. Alsaied, T; Mohameden, M; Lee, L; Lawson, SA; Mantell, BS; Saqr, AH; Nagarajan, R. Clinical Pediatrics. 2016; 55:986-989.

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.

Late endocrine effects of childhood cancer. Rose, SR; Horne, VE; Howell, J; Lawson, SA; Rutter, MM; Trotman, GE; Corathers, SD. Nature Reviews Endocrinology. 2016; 12:319-336.

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.

Pediatric tectal plate gliomas: a review of clinical outcomes, endocrinopathies, and neuropsychological sequelae. Gass, D; Dewire, M; Chow, L; Rose, SR; Lawson, S; Stevenson, C; Pai, AL H; Jones, B; Sutton, M; Lane, A; et al. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 2015; 122:169-177.