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Espina, Cora

Cora Espina, MN, ARNP, CWCN

Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition



University of Washington's Inpatient Hyperglycemia consults.


Together with physician colleagues, manage patients on the Hyperglycemia Consult Service, who are hospitalized at the University of Washington Medical Center.  Following their initially discharge from the hospital, oversee and support patients transition to outpatient clinic. This clinic is aimed at supporting the continuum of care following discharge.

Clinical Interest

Post transplant diabetes including heart, lung and bone marrow transplants. Previous roles include leading programs to support nursing and physician practice centered around diabetes management in the hopsital setting. Also certified in wound care.

Research Interest

Whole food enteral nutrition and its effect on glucose control post operatively.