Patricia A Donohoue, MD 

Program Director of Endocrine and Diabetes at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Professor & Section Chief Endocrinology & Diabetes at The Medical College of Wisconsin
Member, Children’s Specialty Group

Department of Pediatrics, Endocrinology & Diabetes
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: (414) 266-6750
Fax: (414) 266-6749



MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1976 - 1980
Internship: Columbus Children’s Hospital* (Columbus, OH), Pediatrics, 1980 - 1981
*  Now known as Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Residency:  Rainbow Babies & Child Hosp (Cleveland, OH), Pediatrics, 1981 - 1983
Fellowship:  Johns Hopkins Hosp (Baltimore, MD), Ped Endocrinology, 1983 - 1986
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics-Lifetime Certification-Pediatric Endocrinology
Recertified 2009
American Board of Pediatrics-Lifetime Certification-Pediatrics


Research Interests : Improvement of diabetes care through patient education and clinical care protocols.

Collaboration with McGee Center scientists to maximize patient involvement in human research on Type 1 Diabetes.

Genetics of obesity

Effects of environmental exposures on body composition



As director of the MCW Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, and the CHW Endocrine and Diabetes programs, my major goals are to foster collaborations to maximize the success of research, education, and clinical care within our multidisciplinary team. Involvement with national organizations and federally or privately funded collaborative research efforts are high priorities, as this will allow access to resources and research data beneficial to our own programs. Our nationally recognized Diabetes program scientists will thus be better able to leverage their discoveries to benefit patients and families.


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