Dima Diab

Dima L Diab

Associate Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

7065

COM IM Endocrinology Division - 0547

Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0547
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0547

Professional Summary

Dr. Diab is the Director of the UC Bone Health Center and Associate Program Director of the Fellowship Program. She is  a member of the American College of Physicians, Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

Education

Bachelor's Degree, American University of Beirut (AUB) 1998 (Biology)

Medical Degree, American University of Beirut (AUB) 2002

Internship , American University of Beirut Medical Center 2003 (Internal Medicine )

Residency , University of Cincinnati 2006 (Internal Medicine)

Fellowship , Cleveland Clinic Foundation 2008 (Endocrinology )

Positions and Work Experience

07-2008 -08-2014 Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-2014 -To Present Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

10-01-2011 -To Present Associate Program Director - Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

02-01-2012 -To Present Director of the University of Cincinnati Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Research and Practice Interests

  • Bone disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic syndrome

Clinical Focus

Endocrinology

Specialities

Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism

Internal Medicine

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism)

10/24/2008

Research Support

Grant: #VA IPA Investigators:Diab, Dima 06-30-2014 -12-31-2014 Department of Veterans Affairs VA IPA - Diab Role:PI $65,009.34 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Watts, Nelson B; Diab, Dima L (2011. ) A backbone for FRAX?.Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, , 26 (3 ) ,458-9

Diab, Dima L; D'Alessio, D. (2010. ) The contribution of enteroinsular hormones to the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus.Current diabetes reports, , 10 (3 ) ,192-8

Watts, Nelson B; Diab, Dima L (2010. ) Long-term use of bisphosphonates in osteoporosis.The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, , 95 (4 ) ,1555-65

Kashyap, Sangeeta R; Diab, Dima L; Baker, Allison R; Yerian, Lisa; Bajaj, Harpreet; Gray-McGuire, Courtney; Schauer, Philip R; Gupta, Manjula; Feldstein, Ariel E; Hazen, Stanley L; Stein, Catherine M (2009. ) Triglyceride levels and not adipokine concentrations are closely related to severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an obesity surgery cohort.Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.), , 17 (9 ) ,1696-701

Diab, Dima L; Yerian, Lisa; Schauer, Philip; Kashyap, Sangeeta R; Lopez, Rocio; Hazen, Stanley L; Feldstein, Ariel E (2008. ) Cytokeratin 18 fragment levels as a noninvasive biomarker for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in bariatric surgery patients.Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, , 6 (11 ) ,1249-54

Diab, Dima L; Faiman, Charles; Siperstein, Allan E; Zhou, Ming; Zimmerman, Robert S (2008. ) Virilizing adrenal ganglioneuroma in a woman with subclinical Cushing syndrome. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, , 14 (5 ) ,584-7

Diab, Dima L; Faiman, Charles; Siperstein, Allan E; Grossman, William F; Rabinowitz, Laura O; Hamrahian, Amir H (2008. ) Virilizing ovarian Leydig cell tumor in a woman with subclinical Cushing syndrome. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, , 14 (3 ) ,358-61

Diab, DL, Watts, NB, and Miller, PD. (2013. ) Bisphosphonates: Pharmacology and Use in the Treatment of Osteoporosis . Osteoporosis, , 4 , 1859-1872

Diab DL, Watts NB. (2013. ) Secondary Osteoporosis: Differential Diagnosis and Workup. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, , 4 (56 ) ,:686-93

Diab DL, Watts NB. (2013. ) Postmenopausal Osteoporosis. Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes, , 6 (20 ) ,501-9

Diab DL, Watts NB. (2014. ) Acute Medical Aspects Related to Osteoporosis and its Therapy .Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies,, , 1 ,

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2014. ) Denosumab in osteoporosis.Expert opinion on drug safety, , 13 (2 ) ,247-53

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2014. ) Use of drug holidays in women taking bisphosphonates.Menopause (New York, N.Y.), , 21 (2 ) ,195-7

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2013. ) Secondary osteoporosis: differential diagnosis and workup.Clinical obstetrics and gynecology, , 56 (4 ) ,686-93

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2013. ) Postmenopausal osteoporosis.Current opinion in endocrinology, diabetes, and obesity, , 20 (6 ) ,501-9

Bhattacharya, Amit; Watts, Nelson B; Dwivedi, Alok; Shukla, Rakesh; Mani, Ashutosh; Diab, Dima (2015. ) Combined Measures of Dynamic Bone Quality and Postural Balance-A Fracture Risk Assessment Approach in Osteoporosis.Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, ,

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2013. ) Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in older adults.Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America, , 42 (2 ) ,305-17

Camacho, Pauline M; Petak, Steven M; Binkley, Neil; Diab, Dima L; Eldeiry, Leslie S; Farooki, Azeez; Harris, Steven T; Hurley, Daniel L; Kelly, Jennifer; Lewiecki, E Michael; Pessah-Pollack, Rachel; McClung, Michael; Wimalawansa, Sunil J; Watts, Nelson B (2020. ) AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS/AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF POSTMENOPAUSAL OSTEOPOROSIS- 2020 UPDATE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, , 26 (5 ) ,564-570

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2013. ) Bisphosphonate drug holiday: who, when and how long.Therapeutic advances in musculoskeletal disease, , 5 (3 ) ,107-11

Camacho, Pauline M; Petak, Steven M; Binkley, Neil; Diab, Dima L; Eldeiry, Leslie S; Farooki, Azeez; Harris, Steven T; Hurley, Daniel L; Kelly, Jennifer; Lewiecki, E Michael; Pessah-Pollack, Rachel; McClung, Michael; Wimalawansa, Sunil J; Watts, Nelson B (2020. ) AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS/AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF POSTMENOPAUSAL OSTEOPOROSIS-2020 UPDATE.Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, , 26 (Suppl 1 ) ,1-46

Diab, Dima L; Watts, Nelson B (2012. ) Bisphosphonates in the treatment of osteoporosis.Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America, , 41 (3 ) ,487-506

Hurley, Daniel L; Binkley, Neil; Camacho, Pauline M; Diab, Dima L; Kennel, Kurt A; Malabanan, Alan; Tangpricha, Vin (2018. ) THE USE OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS IN SKELETAL HEALTH: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY POSITION STATEMENT.Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, , 24 (10 ) ,915-924

Hoogwerf, Byron J; Doshi, Krupa B; Diab, Dima (2008. ) Pramlintide, the synthetic analogue of amylin: physiology, pathophysiology, and effects on glycemic control, body weight, and selected biomarkers of vascular risk.Vascular health and risk management, , 4 (2 ) ,355-62

Book Chapter

Diab DL, D'Alessio, D (2014 ) GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders, 6th Edition .

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(09-2011. ) Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU) National Meeting . Level:National

Honors and Awards

1995 IC Scholar Award Awarded to the graduating student with the highest rank.

1995 IC Penrose Award Awarded in recognition of character, academic achievement, and leadership to the graduating student judged by the faculty to have contributed most to the highest ideals of IC.

1996 -1998 Dean's Honor List at AUB

1998 Philip Hitti Prize Awarded by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at AUB to the senior student who "exemplifies in his or her academic career the scholarly spirit of the university at its best."

2008 Cleveland Clinic Peskind Award Given for the best clinical or basic science paper written by a resident or a clinical fellow in the Division of Medicine

12-01-2012 Featured in Wall Street Journal Special Advertising Feature End-of-Year Wellness Check-up

Recognized as one of the Top Doctors in Cincinnati by Cincinnati Magazine in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

05-01-2014 Received the designation of Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE).

06-15-2008 Winner of the “CLINICAL – Physiological Causes and Consequences of Obesity” category Poster presentation of “Plasma Triglyceride Levels Associate Strongly with Histological Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Bariatric Patients” at the Endocrine Society’s 90th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California (June 15-18, 2008).

2007 -2008 Chief Fellow for the Endocrinology Fellowship program at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

07-01-2012 Featured in the Courier Journal “Osteoporosis and Men: Bone-Weakening Condition Strikes Both Sexes.”

2013 Selected to participate in a “Teach-the-Teacher” workshop based on Stanford’s Program in Clinical Teaching

10-01-2015 WOW-ACT award for outstanding service while serving as the attending on the Internal Medicine team at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center

10-13-2007 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Governors Award for Excellence in Clinical Research One of five winners of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Governors Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, which is given to “the best papers as determined by the ACG Educational Affairs Committee from all abstracts submitted”, awarded at the ACG 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting on October 13, 2007 in Philadelphia, PA.

04-01-2007 One of six abstracts chosen for an oral presentation at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 16th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington

01-01-2017 Recommended by the Governor of the ACP Ohio Chapter for Invited Fellowship in the College and elected to Fellowship on January 1, 2017.

05-01-2017 Invited to participate as faculty for development of the bone section in ESAP.

Keywords

Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, thyroid, bone disorders

Professional Affiliation

06-01-2002 -To Present: Member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians

07-01-2008 -To Present: Member of the American College of Physicians (ACP), elected 7/2008

04-01-2006 -12-31-2006: Associate member of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)

07-01-2006 -To Present: Member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), elected 7/2006

07-01-2006 -To Present: Active member of the Endocrine Society, elected 7/2006.

04-01-2008 -12-31-2008: Member of the American Medical Association (AMA)

12-01-2007 -12-31-2012: Member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

01-01-2013 -12-20-2015: Member of the Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

2013 -To Present: Member of the AACE Osteoporosis and Bone Scientific Committee

06-01-2013 -To Present: Member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research elected 06/2013.

Faculty Development Activities

Selected to participate in a “Teach-the-Teacher” workshop based on Stanford’s Program in Clinical Teaching (April-May 2013).

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0547
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0547
Phone: 513-558-4444
Fax: 513-558-8581