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Daniel J. Rubin, MD, MSc, FACE

Professor, Medicine

Interim Co-Director, Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Director of Clinical Research and Deputy Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Daniel Rubin
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About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid and parathyroid disease
  • General endocrinology

Research Interests

  • Inpatient diabetes
  • Prediction and prevention of hospital readmission among people with diabetes
  • Machine learning and informatics
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Research Training Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2010
  • Fellowship, Endocrinology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2010
  • Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, Frankford Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
  • MSc, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Boston University, MA, 2010
  • MD, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, 2003
  • BA, Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1999


  • Internal Medicine
    • Sub-specialty of Endocrinology


  • American Diabetes Association, 2011 – present 
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2007 – present 
  • The Endocrine Society, 2007 – present 

Honors & Awards

  • LEAD 365 participant, TUHS Leadership Development Program, 2020-2021
  • Top Doctors, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Philadelphia magazine, 2019-2023
  • Dean’s Award - Writing/Designing Winning NIH Proposals Workshop, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 2017
  • Young Physician-Scientist Award Nominee, American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award Section of Endocrinology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 2015
  • Fellow, American College of Endocrinology, 2014
  • Promotion and Tenure Travel Award ENDO 2013: The Endocrine Society’s 95th Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Top Grade Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine, 2012, 2016
  • Faculty Development Research Award Department of Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, 2012
  • Graduation with Research Honors, University of Florida College of Medicine, 2003
  • Equal Access Clinic Distinguished Service Award, University of Florida
  • Distinction in Biology for Honors Thesis, Amherst College
  • Sigma Xi, Amherst College

Digital Bibliography

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Selected Publications

Rubin DJ, Moshang J, and Jabbour S. Diabetes knowledge: Are resident physicians and nurses adequately prepared to manage diabetes? Endocrine Practice. 2007; 13(1):17-21.

Rubin DJ, Rybin D, Doros G, and McDonnell M.  Weight-Based Insulin Dose-Related Hypoglycemia In Hospitalized Patients With Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011; 34(8):1723–1728. PMID: 21700919

Rubin DJ. Hospital Readmission of Patients with Diabetes. Current Diabetes Reports. 2015. Apr;15(4):584. PMID: 25712258.

Rubin DJ, Donnell-Jackson K, Jhingan R, Golden SH, and Paranjape A. Early Readmission among Patients with Diabetes: A Qualitative Assessment of Contributing Factors. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications. 2014 Jun 28. PMID: 25087192.

Draznin B, Gilden J, Golden SH, Inzucchi SE; PRIDE investigators, Baldwin D, Bode BW, Boord JB, Braithwaite SS, Cagliero E, Dungan KM, Falciglia M, Figaro MK, Hirsch IB, Klonoff D, Korytkowski MT, Kosiborod M, Lien LF, Magee MF, Masharani U, Maynard G, McDonnell ME, Moghissi ES, Rasouli N, Rubin DJ, Rushakoff  RJ, Sadhu AR, Schwartz S, Seley JJ, Umpierrez GE, Vigersky RA, Low CC, Wexler DJ. Pathways to Quality Inpatient Management of Hyperglycemia and Diabetes: A Call to Action. Diabetes Care. July 2013; 36:1807-1814.

Siraj ES, Rubin DJ, Riddle MC, Miller ME, Hsu FC, Ismail-Beigi F, Chen SH, Ambrosius WT, Thomas A, Bestermann W, Buse JB, Genuth S, Joyce C, Kovacs CS, O'Connor PJ, Sigal RJ, Solomon S; ACCORD Investigators. Insulin Dose and Cardiovascular Mortality in the ACCORD Trial. Diabetes Care. 2015 Oct 13. PMID: 26464212

Rubin DJ, Handorf EA, Golden SH, Nelson DB, McDonnell ME, and Zhao H. Development and Validation of a Novel Tool to Predict Hospital Readmission Risk among Patients with Diabetes. Endocrine Practice. 2016 Oct;22(10):1204-1215. PMID: 27732098

M. Fayfman, R. J. Galindo, D. J. Rubin, D. L. Mize, I. Anzola, M. A. Urrutia, C. Ramos, F. J. Pasquel, J. Sonya Haw, P. Vellanki, H. Wang, B. S.  Albury, R. Weaver, S. Cardona, G. E. Umpierrez. A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Safety and Efficacy of Exenatide Therapy for the Inpatient Management of General Medicine and Surgery Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2019 Jan 24. PMID: 30679302.

Rubin DJ, Gogineni P, Deak A, Vaz C, Watts S, Recco D, Dillard F, Wu J, Karunakaran A, Kondamuri N, Zhao H, Naylor MD, Golden SH, Allen S. The Diabetes Transition of Hospital Care (DiaTOHC) Pilot Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Intervention Designed to Reduce Readmission Risk of Adults with Diabetes. J Clin Med. 2022 Mar 8;11(6):1471. PMID: 35329797

Pasquel FJ, Gianchandani R, Rubin DJ, Dungan KM, Anzola I, Gomez PC, Peng L, Hodish I, Bodnar T, Wesorick D, Balakrishnan V, Osei K, Umpierrez GE. Efficacy of sitagliptin for the hospital management of general medicine and surgery patients with type 2 diabetes (Sita-Hospital): a multicentre, prospective, open-label, non-inferiority randomised trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 February;5(2):125-133. PMID: 27964837.

Hai AA, Weiner MG, Paranjape A, Livshits A, Brown JR, Obradovic Z, Rubin DJ. Deep Learning vs Traditional Models for Predicting Hospital Readmission among Patients with Diabetes. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2023 Apr 29;2022:512-521. PMID: 37128461

Other Articles
1. Rubin DJ. A commentary on: Hospitalizations and inpatient mortality for hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state over a decade. PracticeUpdate website. Available at: Accessed March 31, 2022.

2. Rubin DJ. A commentary on: Glycemic Control and Risk of Sepsis and Subsequent Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes. PracticeUpdate website. Available at: Accessed December 09, 2021.

3. Rubin DJ. Expert Comment on The Effectiveness of In-Hospital Interventions on Reducing Hospital Length of Stay and Readmission of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review. PracticeUpdate website. Available at: Accessed September 04, 2020.

4. Rubin DJ. Expert Comment on Racial and Ethnic Differences in 30-Day Hospital Readmissions Among US Adults With Diabetes. PracticeUpdate website. Available at: Accessed December 01, 2019.

5. Rubin DJ. Expert Comment on Association of Glucose Concentrations at Hospital Discharge with Readmissions and Mortality: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Spanakis, EK et al. (2019) JCEM. PracticeUpdate website. Available at: Accessed May 24, 2019

6. Rubin D. Expert Comment on The readmission rates in patients with versus those without diabetes mellitus at an urban teaching hospital. Sonmez, H., V. Kambo, et al. (2017) J Diabetes Complications. PracticeUpdate website. 2017 November. Available at: Accessed January 28, 2018..

7. Rubin D. Expert Comment on Hospital Readmissions among Commercially Insured and Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries with Diabetes and the Impact of Severe Hypoglycemic and Hyperglycemic Events. McCoy, R.G., Lipska, K.J., Herrin, J. et al. J GEN INTERN MED (2017) 32: 1097. PracticeUpdate website. 2017 July. Available at: Accessed January 28, 2018.