Ilona Sinead Lorincz, MD, MSHP

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
Director of Quality, Department of Diabetes, Endocrine, and Metabolism, HUP
Co-chair Diabetes Pharmacy & Therapeutics Subcommittee, UPHS
Physician Lead Evidenced Based Practice for Diabetes (Nursing), HUP
Co-Chair Glycemic Control Committee of the Critical Care Collaborative, HUP
EPIC Endocrinology Subject Matter Expert in Endocrine, UPHS
Medical Director Inpatient Management Team, HUP
Patient Safety Officer , CPUP
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Suite 4 900W
Philadelphia, PA 19104
AB (Psychology, Neuroscience)
Dartmouth College, 2003.
M.D. (Medicine)
Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2008.
M.S.H.P. (Science Health Policy )
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Type I Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Male hypogonadism
Transgender Medicine

Description of Research Expertise

Quality Improvement
Patient Safety
Behavioral Interventions
Health Services Research
Population Management

Selected Publications

Rory Harte, Lindsey Norton, Christina Whitehouse, Ilona Lorincz, Denerale Jones, Norma Gerald, Irene Estrada Carolyn Sabini, Nandita Mitra, Judith A Long, Joseph Cappella, Karen Glanz, Kevin G Volpp, Shreya Kangovi : Design of a randomized controlled trial of digital health and community health worker support for diabetes management among low-income patients. Contemp Clin Trials Commun 9(25), December 2021.

Sarah K Lyons 1, Osagie Ebekozien 2 3, Ashley Garrity 4, Don Buckingham 5, Ori Odugbesan 2, Sarah Thomas 6, Nicole Rioles 2, Kathryn Gallagher 7, Rona Y Sonabend 1, Ilona Lorincz 7, G Todd Alonso 6, Manmohan K Kamboj 5, Joyce M Lee 4: Increasing Insulin Pump Use Among 12- to 26-Year-Olds With Type 1 Diabetes: Results From the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative. Clin Diabetes 39(3): 272-277, Jul 2021.

Priya Prahalad 1 2, Osagie Ebekozien 3, G Todd Alonso 4, Mark Clements 5, Sarah Corathers 6, Daniel DeSalvo 7, Marisa Desimone 8, Joyce M Lee 9, Ilona Lorincz 10, Ryan McDonough 5, Shideh Majidi 4, Ori Odugbesan 3, Kathryn Obrynba 11, Nicole Rioles 3, Manmohan Kamboj 11, Nana-Hawa Yayah Jones 6, David M Maahs 1 2: Multi-Clinic Quality Improvement Initiative Increases Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes. Clin Diabetes 39(3): 264-271, Jul 2021.

O'Malley G, Ebekozien O, Desimone M, Pinnaro CT, Roberts A, Polsky S, Noor N, Aleppo G, Basina M, Tansey M, Steenkamp D, Vendrame F, Lorincz I, Mathias P, Agarwal S, Golden L, Hirsh IB, Levy CJ: COVID-19 Hospitalization in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Results from the T1D Exchange Multi-Center Surveillance Study. Clin Endocrinol Metab. 106(2): e936-e942, Jan 2021.

Ramadan OI, Naji A, Levine MH, Porrett PM, Dunn TB, Nazarian SM, Weinrieb RM, Kaminski M, Johnson D, Trofe-Clark J, Lorincz IS, Blumberg EA, Weikert BC, Bleicher M, Abt PL: Kidney Transplantation and Donation in the Transgender Population: A Single-Institution Case Series. Am J Transplant 20(12): 3695-3696, December 2020.

Suzanna Ho, Rebecca Stamm, Melissa Hibbs, Margaret Yoho, Susan Harkness Regli, Ilona Lorincz : Is One-Pen, One-Patient Achievable in the Hospital? A Quality Improvement Project to Reduce Risks of Inadvertent Insulin Pen Sharing at a Large Academic Medical Center Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf December 2019.

Li P, Geng Z, Ladage VP, Wu J, Lorincz I, Doshi JA.: Early hypoglycaemia and adherence after basal insulin initiation in a nationally representative sample of Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab 21(11): 2486-2495, November 2019.

Zhou, Victoria; Shofer, Frances; Desai, Nikita; Lorincz, Ilona; Mull, Nikhil; Adler, David; Greenwood, John: Predictors of Short Intensive Care Unit Stay for Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis Utilizing a Novel Emergency Department-Based Resuscitation and Critical Care Unit. The Journal of Emergency Medicine 56(2): 127-134, February 2019.

Susan Harkness Regli, PhD, Suzanna Ho, MSN, RN, Margaret Yoho, MSN, RN, Ilona Lorincz, MD, MSHP, Rebecca Stamm, MSN, RN, Melissa Hibbs, RPh, DPLA, MHA, and Terese Kornet, MSN, RN: It's like scanning the spoon: Problems and Interventions in Insulin Pen Safety. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 7: 213-217, June 2018.

Regli, SH, Ho S, Yoho, M, Lorincz, I, Stamm R, Hibbs M, Kornet T: It's like Scanning the Spoon: Problems and Interventions in Insulin Pen Safety. International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 2018. March 26–28, 2018. Boston, MA. March 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

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