Distinguished Faculty

Satish K. Garg, MD, MBBS, DM
Editor-in-chief Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director Adult Program
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes
University of Colorado
Denver, Colorado

Satish K. Garg, MBBS, MD, DM is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Adult Clinic of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. He joined the faculty of the Barbara Davis Center in 1992 and became the founder and director of the Adult Clinic. He established and holds two Garg Endowed Chairs (clinical and clinical research) at the University of Colorado Denver. His team is one of the top teams world-wide in clinical trials involving insulin analogues and novel methods of insulin delivery (pens, pumps, oral, buccal and inhaled) and non-insulin adjunctive treatment options for Type 1 Diabetes. Other areas of interest include: continuous glucose monitors, evaluating the accuracy of meters at high altitude, and artificial pancreas systems.

Dr Garg received a medical degree in medicine at Punjab University in Ludhiana, India, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine at Christian Medical College and Hospital. He completed fellowships in adult endocrinology and diabetes at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India, and in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology and diabetes.

Dr Garg is the Editor in chief of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics journal since 2006 and Chair of the planning committee for Clinical Therapeutics and New Technology area for 2007 and 2008 Annual American Diabetes Associations meetings. He is the director of ATDC Diabetes Conference, in Keystone, since 2005. He is a member of the many Endocrine and Diabetes Societies such as: International Diabetes Federation, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society of India, and the European Association of Study for Diabetes, the Regional Pediatric Endocrine Society of Colorado, the Research Society for Study of Diabetes Mellitus, and numerous other professional societies in both the United States and India. He is an international lecturer and speaker-he received several international oration awards -and has published many chapters in the books, on the editorial boards for many of the diabetes journals globally and has published more than 298 original manuscripts in peer-review journals.
Andrew J. Ahmann, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of the Oregon Health and Science University
Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon
Halis Akturk, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Denver
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado
Grazia Aleppo, MD, FACE, FACP
Associate Editor
Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes Education Program
Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs
Division of Endocrinology
Metabolism and Molecular Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Nicholas Argento, MD
Diabetes Technology Director
Maryland Endocrine and Diabetes Center
Columbia, Maryland
Richard Bergenstal, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Executive Director
International Diabetes Center
Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Cari Berget, RN, MPH, CDCES
Instructor
University of Colorado
Barbara Davis Center
Manager
Artificial Pancreas research team
Co-Director
PANTHER Program: Closing the Loop on Diabetes Technology Education
Aurora, Colorado

Jen Block, FNP, MSN, BSRN, CDE
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, California
Bruce W. Bode, MD, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University
CEO, President
Atlanta Diabetes Associates
Atlanta, Georgia


Bruce Buckingham, MD
Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology
Stanford School of Medicine and Stanford Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California
Felice Caldarella, MD, FACP, CDE, FACE
Secretary
American Association of
Clinical Endocrinologists
Endocrinologist
Center for Endocrine Health
Clinton, New Jersey
Claudio Cobelli, PhD
Department of Information Engineering
University of Padua, Italy
Daniel J. DeSalvo, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology
Baylor College of Medicine/
Texas Children's Hospital
Director, Strategic Collaboration
Texas Children's Diabetes Care Center
Houston, Texas
Steven Edelman, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California San Diego
Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
San Diego, California
Daniel Einhorn, MD, FACP, FACE
Immediate-Past President, American College of Endocrinology
Past President, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Medical Director, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSD
Associate Editor, Journal of Diabetes
President, Diabetes and Endocrine Associates
La Jolla, CA
Sam Ellis, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
Andrea Facchinetti, PhD
Department of Information Engineering
University of Padua, Italy
Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Chief, Endocrinology
Professor of Medicine
Tullis-Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
Gregory P. Forlenza, MD
Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor
Barbara Davis Diabetes Center
Anschutz Campus School of Medicine
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
Rodolfo J. Galindo, MD, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Investigator, Center for Diabetes and Metabolism Research
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical Chair, Hospital Diabetes Taskforce
Emory Healthcare System
Atlanta, Georgia
George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE
Clinical Professor of Internal
Medicine and Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Oakland University
William Beaumont School of Medicine
Grunberger Diabetes Institute
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Amir Harari, MD, FACP
Endocrinologist
Endocrinology Associates
Scottsdale, Arizona
Irl B. Hirsch, MD
Professor of Medicine
Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair
University of Washington
Medicine Diabetes Institute
Seattle, Washington
Korey Hood, PhD
Professor
Pediatric Endocrinology, Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California
Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES
Endocrinology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/CGM Program Coordinator
Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center
Cleveland, Ohio
Scott D. Isaacs, MD
Endocrinology
Boris Kovatchev, PhD
Professor
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Director
University of Virginia
Center for Diabetes Technology
Charlottesville, Virginia
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Henry Ford Health System
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Bone and Mineral Disease
New Center One
Detroit, Michigan
Edward La Cava, MD, FACE
EvergreenHealthcare
Lori M. Laffel, MD, MPH
Chief, Pediatric, Adolescent and
Young Adult Section
Senior Investigator, Head
Section on Clinical, Behavioral and
Outcomes Research
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, Massachusetts
David W. Lam, MD
Medical Director
Clinical Diabetes Institute
The Mount Sinai Health System
Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Bone Diseases
New York, New York
Carol J. Levy, MD, CDCES
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Director
Mount Sinai Diabetes Center
New York, New York
Vinni Makin, MBBS, MD, FACE
Director of Endocrinology (East)
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Cleveland Clinic
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of
Case Western Reserve University
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ohio Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Janet B. McGill, MD, MA, FACE
Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research
Washington University School of Medicine
Attending Physician
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri
Sofia Meier, CPNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Barbara Davis Center
Aurora, Colorado
elizabeth A. nardacci, FNP
st peters health partners
Jennifer Okemah, MS, RDN, CSSD, BC-ADM, CDE
Salute NutritionPLLCKirkland, Washington
Eric A. Orzeck, MD, FACP, FACE
Endocrinology Associates
Houston, TX
Susan Owen, RN, MSN, CDE, NP-C
Mercy Health Physician Partners
Grand Rapids, MI
Anne L. Peters, MD
Director
University of Southern California (USC)
Clinical Diabetes Programs
Professor of Medicine (Clinical Scholar)
USC Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Jeremy H. Pettus, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Endocrinology
University of California, San Diego
Leslie Pinkerton, PharmD
Clinic Manager
Walgreens Company
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Outpatient Care Pavillion
Chicago, IL
Monika Reddy, MBChB, MRCP (UK), PhD
Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
and Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Stephanie Redmond, PharmD, CDE
Medication Therapy
Management Pharmacist
Ridgeview Chaska, Westonka
and Specialty Clinics
Waconia, MN
Eric Renard, MD, PhD
Professor & Chair of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Lapeyronie Hospital & University of Montpellier
Montpellier, France
Steven J. Russell, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital
Diabetes Research Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Desmond A Schatz, MD
Professor and Interim Chair
Pediatrics
Medical Director
Diabetes Institute
Director
Clinical Research Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES
Clinical Director
Integrated Diabetes Services
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Erin Shaal, PharmD
Group Director
MedCart Specialty
Albertsons Companies
Boise, ID
Viral Shah, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, Adult Clinic
School of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado
Traci Sharkey-Wells, MSN, NP-C, CDE
Diabetes Management Team
Center for Thyroid Diseases and Endocrinology
Parma Heights, OH
Jennifer L. Sherr, MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
John H. Sink, II, PA-C, CDE, CLS
The Jones Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Wellness
Macon, Georgia
Jan Soupal, MD
3rd Department of Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Charles University and General University Hospital
Prague, Czech Republic
Susan S. VanBeuge, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP
University of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Amit C. Vora, MD, FACE
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee
Medical Center
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Endocrinology Consultants of
East Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee
Kathleen Wyne, MD, PhD, FACE, FNLA
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, College of Medicine
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH
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