Distinguished Faculty

Grazia Aleppo, MD, FACE, FACP
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

Dr Grazia Aleppo graduated magna cum laude from the University of Catania School of Medicine, Catania, Italy; subesquently completed internship, residency and endocrinology fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

She is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Uniersity, Chicago. She is also the Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs in the same Division and the Medical Director of the Northwestern Medicine Diabetes Training and Education Program.

Dr Aleppo's clinical interest and research interest is in Diabetes, particularly in the implementation of Diabetes Technology such as Insulin pump therapy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) therapy in clinical practice. She has participated in the major clinical trials on the use of CGM in various populations and was the protocol chair for the Replace-BG clinical trial which lead to the approval of CGM therapy for Medicare beneficiaries in the USA.

She has been very active in scholarly activities with over 50 publications and book chapters in peer reviewed journals.

She is the present Chair of the Endocrine Society Clinical Affair Core Committee. Dr Aleppo is also a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and the American College of Physicians and a member of many professional societies, including the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the American College of Physicians.

She serves on the editorial board of BMJ Open Diabetes and Research Care.

Dr Aleppo is considered a prominent national key opinion leader in the field of Diabetes Technology, including insulin pumps, CGM systems and automated insulin delivery.
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
Nicholas Argento, MD
Diabetes Technology Director
Maryland Endocrine and Diabetes Center
Columbia, Maryland
Richard Bergenstal, MD
Clinical ProfessorDepartment of MedicineUniversity of MinnesotaExecutive DirectorInternational Diabetes CenterPark Nicollet Methodist HospitalMinneapolis, Minnesota
Jen Block, FNP, MSN, BSRN, CDE
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, California
Asha Brown
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
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
Gregory P. Forlenza, MD
Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor
Barbara Davis Diabetes Center
Anschutz Campus School of Medicine
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
Satish Garg, MD, MBBS, DM
Editor-in-chief Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director Adult Program
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes
University of Colorado, Denver
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
Irl B. Hirsch, MD
Professor of Medicine
Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair
University of Washington
Medicine Diabetes Institute
Seattle, Washington
Diana Isaacs, PharmD
Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center
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
EvergreenHealthcare
Lori M. Laffel, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics/Chief of the Pediatric,
Adolescent and Young Adult Section
Joslin Diabetes Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
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, MS, FNP-BC, CDE
St Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates
Capital Region Diabetes and Endocrine Care
Albany, New York
Jennifer Okemah, MS, RDN, CSSD, BC-ADM, CDE
Salute Nutrition, PLLCKirkland, 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 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
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
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Clinical Director
Integrated Diabetes Services
Erin Shaal, PharmD
Group Director
MedCart Specialty
Albertsons Companies
Boise, ID
Viral Shah, MD
Assistant 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 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
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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