Ilona Sinead Lorincz, MD

Hospital of The Univ of PA
Endo, Diabetes & Metabolism

Biographical Sketch:
Ilona Lorincz is a second year research fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism and a first year fellow of the Center for Health Care Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate training at Dartmouth College in 2003, where she earned a degree in Psychology and the Brain Sciences and Neuroscience. Dr. Lorincz graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2008. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 and was a member of the Healthcare Leadership in Quality track. She is currently a candidate for a Masters in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Her primary clinical interests are diabetes and thyroid. Her research interest is in improving healthcare delivery for patients with diabetes, particularly improving patient-physician communication and diabetes education and the use of technology to promote diabetes self-care behaviors. She is also interested in issues of quality of care for diabetic inpatients, particularly in improving glycemic control during hospital transitions of care and the prevention of hospital readmissions.
Papers:
Early Career Forum
An Review of the Clinical Presentation and Management of Patients with Ipilumumab-associated Hypophysitis Treated at the Penn Pituitary Center