Colin Patrick Hawkes, MBBChB MEd MD PhD

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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, 11NW,
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,
34th St and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155903174
Fax: 2155903053
MBBChB (Medicine)
University College Cork, 2007.
BS (Medical Science)
University College Cork, 2007.
DCH (Child Health)
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, 2009.
MD (Pediatrics (Doctoral Thesis))
University College Cork, 2013.
MEd (Education: Smartphone Education in Type 1 Diabetes)
University College Cork, 2013.
PhD (Medicine: Growth and the GH/IGF-I Axis)
University College Cork, 2018.
MSc (Leadership in Healthcare)
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, 2022.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Growth hormone
Insulin-like growth factor-I
Childhood growth
Type 1 diabetes
Pediatric endocrinology

Description of Other Expertise

smartphone application development

Description of Research Expertise

Growth hormone
Insulin-like growth factor-I
Childhood growth
Type 1 diabetes

Selected Publications

Hawkes CP, Katz LL: Growth Factor Regulation of Fetal Growth. Fetal and Neonatal Physiology. 6th Edition. Elsevier/Saunders March (In Press) 2021.

Hawkes CP, Stanescu D, Stanley CA: Neonatal Glucose Homeostasis and Hypoglycemia Fetal and Neonatal Physiology. 6th Edition. Elsevier/Saunders, March (In Press) 2021.

Kamoun C, Hawkes CP, Gunturi H, Dauber AN, Hirschhorn JN, Grimberg A: Growth hormone stimulation testing patterns contribute to gender disparities in growth hormone treatment. Endocrine Society March 2021.

McGrath N, Hawkes CP, Mayne PD, Murphy NP: Absence of uptake on scintigraphy does not always correlate with athyreosis: Re-evaluation of patients diagnosed with athyreosis over a 10 year period. Hormone Research in Paediatrics Feb (In Press) 2021.

Lai C, Willi SM, Lipman TH, Hawkes CP: Racial disparities in continuous glucose monitor use in children with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care 44(1): 255-257, Jan 2021.

Hawkes CP, Roy SM, Dekelbab B, Frazier B, Grover M, Haidet J, Listman J, Madsen S, Roan M, Rodd C, Sopher A, Tebben P, Levine MA: Hypercalcemia in children using the ketogenic diet: A multicenter study. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 106(2): 485-495, Jan 2021.

Lipman TH, Hawkes CP: Racial and socioeconomic disparities in children with type 1 diabetes: Time for a paradigm shift in approach. Diabetes Care 44(1): 14-16, Jan 2021.

Mattsson M, Murray DM, Hawkes CP, Kiely M, Ni Chaoimh C, McCarthy FP, Biesma R, Boland F: Body mass index trajectories in the first five years and their relationship with ante- and postnatal factors. Frontiers in Pediatrics Jan (In Press) 2021.

Gileta AF, Helgeson ML, Leonard J, Pyle L, Subramanian HP, Arndt K, Hawkes CP, del Gaudio D: Further delineation of a recognizable type of syndromic short stature caused by biallelic SEMA3A loss-of-function variants American Journal of Medical Genetics Dec (In Press) 2020.

Hawkes CP, Shulman DI, Levine MA: Recombinant human parathyroid hormone (1-84) is effective in CASR-associated hypoparathyroidism. European Journal of Endocrinology 183(6): 13-21, Dec 2020.

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Last updated: 02/11/2021
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