Erinn Rhodes

Erinn Rhodes, MD, MPH

Assistant in Medicine; Director, Endocrinology Healthcare Research and Quality Director, Type 2 Diabetes Program

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: Endocrine: 617-355-7476 OWL: 617-355-5159

  • Fax: 617-730-0194

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Obesity
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Departments

  • Endocrinology
  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Diabetes Program
  • Endocrinology Program
  • Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program
  • Type 2 Diabetes Program
To schedule an appointment: Call Endocrine: 617-355-7476 OWL: 617-355-5159 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Harvard University, 1991

Cambridge, MA

MD

University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Philadelphia, PA

Master of Public Health

Harvard School of Public Health, 2004

Boston, MA

Fellowship

Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital, 2004

Boston, MA

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital - Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology , 2004

Boston, MA

Residency

Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center, 1994

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Publications

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  1. Zenlea IS, Milliren C, Herel S, Thomaseo Burton E, Askins N, Ludwig DS, Rhodes ET. Outcomes from an orientation model to reduce attrition in paediatric weight management. Clin Obes. 2016 Oct; 6(5):313-20.
  2. Luff D, Allair B, Litterer K, O'Donnell WR, Rhodes ET, Goldmann D, Finkelstein JA. Parent and Teen Engagement in Pediatric Health Services Research Training. Acad Pediatr. 2016 Jul; 16(5):496-8.
  3. Bottino CJ, de Ferranti SD, Meyers AF, Rhodes ET. Massachusetts Pediatricians' Views Toward Body Mass Index Screening in Schools: Continued Controversy. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Aug; 55(9):844-50.
  4. Jasik CB, King EC, Rhodes E, Sweeney B, Mietus-Snyder M, Grow HM, Harris JM, Lostocco L, Estrada E, Boyle K, Tucker JM, Eneli IU, Woolford SJ, Datto G, Stratbucker W, Kirk S. Characteristics of Youth Presenting for Weight Management: Retrospective National Data from the POWER Study Group. Child Obes. 2015 Oct; 11(5):630-7.
  5. von Oettingen JE, Wolfsdorf JI, Feldman HA, Rhodes ET. Utility of diabetes-associated autoantibodies for classification of new onset diabetes in children and adolescents. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016 Sep; 17(6):417-25.
  6. von Oettingen J, Wolfsdorf J, Feldman HA, Rhodes ET. Use of Serum Bicarbonate to Substitute for Venous pH in New-Onset Diabetes. Pediatrics. 2015 Aug; 136(2):e371-7.
  7. Rosenfield RL, DiMeglio LA, Mauras N, Ross J, Shaw ND, Greeley SA, Haymond M, Rubin K, Rhodes ET. Commentary: Launch of a quality improvement network for evidence-based management of uncommon pediatric endocrine disorders: Turner syndrome as a prototype. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Apr; 100(4):1234-6.
  8. Zenlea IS, Burton ET, Askins N, Pluhar EI, Rhodes ET. The Burden of Psychosocial Stressors and Urgent Mental Health Problems in a Pediatric Weight Management Program. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Nov; 54(13):1247-56.
  9. Rhodes ET, Gong C, Edge JA, Wolfsdorf JI, Hanas R. ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2014. Management of children and adolescents with diabetes requiring surgery. Pediatr Diabetes. 2014 Sep; 15 Suppl 20:224-31.
  10. Haemer MA, Grow HM, Fernandez C, Lukasiewicz GJ, Rhodes ET, Shaffer LA, Sweeney B, Woolford SJ, Estrada E. Addressing prediabetes in childhood obesity treatment programs: support from research and current practice. Child Obes. 2014 Aug; 10(4):292-303.
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  12. Estrada E, Eneli I, Hampl S, Mietus-Snyder M, Mirza N, Rhodes E, Sweeney B, Tinajero-Deck L, Woolford SJ, Pont SJ. Children's Hospital Association consensus statements for comorbidities of childhood obesity. Child Obes. 2014 Aug; 10(4):304-17.
  13. Zenlea IS, Burton ET, Askins N, Milliren CE, Thompson-Brenner H, Rhodes ET. Binge Eating at the Start of a Pediatric Weight Management Program. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jun; 54(6):585-8.
  14. Zenlea IS, Milliren CE, Mednick L, Rhodes ET. Depression screening in adolescents in the United States: a national study of ambulatory office-based practice. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Mar-Apr; 14(2):186-91.
  15. Zenlea IS, Mednick L, Rein J, Quinn M, Wolfsdorf J, Rhodes ET. Routine behavioral and mental health screening in young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Pediatr Diabetes. 2014 Aug; 15(5):384-8.
  16. Garvey KC, Wolpert HA, Laffel LM, Rhodes ET, Wolfsdorf JI, Finkelstein JA. Health care transition in young adults with type 1 diabetes: barriers to timely establishment of adult diabetes care. Endocr Pract. 2013 Nov-Dec; 19(6):946-52.
  17. Sallinen Gaffka BJ, Frank M, Hampl S, Santos M, Rhodes ET. Parents and pediatric weight management attrition: experiences and recommendations. Child Obes. 2013 Oct; 9(5):409-17.
  18. Shah RV, Abbasi SA, Neilan TG, Hulten E, Coelho-Filho O, Hoppin A, Levitsky L, de Ferranti S, Rhodes ET, Traum A, Goodman E, Feng H, Heydari B, Harris WS, Hoefner DM, McConnell JP, Seethamraju R, Rickers C, Kwong RY, Jerosch-Herold M. Myocardial tissue remodeling in adolescent obesity. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Aug; 2(4):e000279.
  19. Garvey KC, Finkelstein JA, Laffel LM, Ochoa V, Wolfsdorf JI, Rhodes ET. Transition experiences and health care utilization among young adults with type 1 diabetes. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2013; 7:761-9.
  20. Hampl S, Demeule M, Eneli I, Frank M, Hawkins MJ, Kirk S, Morris P, Sallinen BJ, Santos M, Ward WL, Rhodes E. Parent perspectives on attrition from tertiary care pediatric weight management programs. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Jun; 52(6):513-9.
  21. Garvey KC, Wolpert HA, Rhodes ET, Laffel LM, Kleinman K, Beste MG, Wolfsdorf JI, Finkelstein JA. Health care transition in patients with type 1 diabetes: young adult experiences and relationship to glycemic control. Diabetes Care. 2012 Aug; 35(8):1716-22.
  22. Rhodes ET, Prosser LA, Hoerger TJ, Lieu T, Ludwig DS, Laffel LM. Estimated morbidity and mortality in adolescents and young adults diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabet Med. 2012 Apr; 29(4):453-63.
  23. Keller N, Bhatia S, Braden JN, Gildengorin G, Johnson J, Yedlin R, Tseng T, Knapp J, Glaser N, Jossan P, Teran S, Rhodes ET, Noble JA. Distinguishing type 2 diabetes from type 1 diabetes in African American and Hispanic American pediatric patients. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32773.
  24. Pietras SA, Rhodes ET, Meyers A, Goodman E. Understanding pediatricians' views toward school-based BMI screening in Massachusetts: a pilot study. J Sch Health. 2012 Mar; 82(3):107-14.
  25. Rhodes ET, Goran MI, Lieu TA, Lustig RH, Prosser LA, Songer TJ, Weigensberg MJ, Weinstock RS, Gonzalez T, Rawluk K, Zoghbi RM, Ludwig DS, Laffel LM. Health-related quality of life in adolescents with or at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 160(6):911-7.
  26. Rhodes ET, Prosser LA, Lieu TA, Songer TJ, Ludwig DS, Laffel LM. Preferences for type 2 diabetes health states among adolescents with or at risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Pediatr Diabetes. 2011 Dec; 12(8):724-32.
  27. Rhodes ET, Pawlak DB, Takoudes TC, Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Lovesky MM, Cooke EA, Leidig MM, Ludwig DS. Effects of a low-glycemic load diet in overweight and obese pregnant women: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 92(6):1306-15.
  28. Wolff MS, Rhodes ET, Ludwig DS. Training in childhood obesity management in the United States: a survey of pediatric, internal medicine-pediatrics and family medicine residency program directors. BMC Med Educ. 2010; 10:18.
  29. Fleischman A, Rhodes ET. Management of obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes in children: consensus and controversy. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2009; 2:185-202.
  30. Rhodes ET, Ludwig DS. Obesity: Guiding the management of pediatric obesity. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2009 May; 5(5):247-9.
  31. Rhodes ET, Ludwig DS. Childhood obesity as a chronic disease: keeping the weight off. JAMA. 2007 Oct 10; 298(14):1695-6.
  32. Rhodes ET, Ebbeling CB, Meyers AF, Bayerl CT, Ooi WL, Bettencourt MF, Ludwig DS. Pediatric obesity management: variation by specialty and awareness of guidelines. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jul; 46(6):491-504.
  33. Rhodes ET, Laffel LM, Gonzalez TV, Ludwig DS. Accuracy of administrative coding for type 2 diabetes in children, adolescents, and young adults. Diabetes Care. 2007 Jan; 30(1):141-3.
  34. Rhodes ET, Finkelstein JA, Marshall R, Allen C, Gillman MW, Ludwig DS. Screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents: attitudes, barriers, and practices among pediatric clinicians. Ambul Pediatr. 2006 Mar-Apr; 6(2):110-4.
  35. Rhodes ET, Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf JI. Perioperative management of pediatric surgical patients with diabetes mellitus. Anesth Analg. 2005 Oct; 101(4):986-99, table of contents.
  36. Rhodes ET, Wolfsdorf JI, Cuthbertson DD, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Effect of low-dose insulin treatment on body weight and physical development in children and adolescents at risk for type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2005 Aug; 28(8):1948-53.
  37. Williams ES, Konrad TR, Linzer M, McMurray J, Pathman DE, Gerrity M, Schwartz MD, Scheckler WE, Van Kirk J, Rhodes E, Douglas J. Refining the measurement of physician job satisfaction: results from the Physician Worklife Survey. SGIM Career Satisfaction Study Group. Society of General Internal Medicine. Med Care. 1999 Nov; 37(11):1140-54.
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