2017-11-17 12:00:00

Speakers


Guillermo E. Umpierrez


USA
MD, Conference Co-Chair
professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology, metabolism at Emory University School of Medicine, and chief of diabetes and endocrinology at Grady Memorial Hospital, Dr. Umpierrez heads the Emory Latino Diabetes Education Program (ELDEP), the first nationally accredited all Spanish Diabetes education program dedicated to providing diabetes education and lifestyle intervention to Latinos in Georgia.


Robert Eckel


USA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Division of Cardiology, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis, University of Colorado Denver Anschtuz Medical Campus.


David LESLIE


UK
Professor of Diabetes and Autoimmunity, University of London, Consultant Physician, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.


Jaakko Tuomilehto


Finland
MD, MA, PhD
Professor of Public Health University of Helsinki Department of Public Health


William H. Herman


USA
M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Epidemiology
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan


Norbert Stefan


German

Professor of Internal Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Vascular Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry at the University of Tübingen


Lucille Beseler


USA
MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
Immediate Past President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and founder of the Family Nutrition Center of South Floridas


Donna S. Martin


USA
EdS, RDN, LD, SNS, FAND
President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Director of the Burke County Georgia school nutrition program


Jason Baker


USA
Assistant Professor of Medicine Cornell Medical College, University of New York


George Guthrie



Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician, has a special interest in the lifestyle treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, and Coronary Heart Disease.


Jennifer Rooke



the founder and Medical Director of Atlanta Lifestyle Medical Center


Mahmoud Ibrahim


USA
Consultant Endocrinologist, Director, EDC, Center for Diabetes Education, Regional Editor, American Diabetes Association, Middle East & North Africa , Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine, Middle East Edition, Member of the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research MCDTR, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Amy Fischl


USA
MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE
University of Chicago’s Kovler Diabetes Center, Participating on the advisory boards of Nature’s Way, Dream fields Pasta, and Jolly Time Popcorn.


Sandra L. Weber


USA
MD
Works in Greenville, SC and specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Diabetes. Affiliated with Greenville Memorial Hospital


Darin Olsen


USA
Endocrinologist in Decatur, Georgia and is affiliated with Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, He is one of 11 doctors at Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.


Luke P. Brewster


USA
MD, PhD, MA, RVT
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Institute of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Staff Scientist, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Scientific Advisory Committee Member, Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Medical Director, Vascular Laboratory, Division of Vascular Surgery, Director, Surgical Ethics Curriculum, Department of Surgery


Abraham Thomas


USA
Division Head Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Henry Ford Medical Center Endocrinology


Edward Lin



a surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown


Jammie M. Hopkins



DrPH, MS
Project Director, Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research (TCC) Morehouse School of Medicine


Melissa S. Faulkner


USA
Professor with tenure Associate Dean of Nursing & Lewis Endowed Chair Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing & Health Professions Atlanta, GA


Mick Kumwenda


UK
MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPUK
Consultant NephrologistNorth Wales NHS Trust Rhyl


Lucienne Ide


USA
M.D., Ph.D.,
a healthcare innovator and CEO of Rimidi Diabetes, She also is a board member of the Georgia Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association and a founder of “I Can Be The Change”, a not-for-profit focused on educating youth on obesity-related health issues”


Marcy Kyle


USA
Director of Nutrition and diabetes services at Pen Bay Medical Center in Maine. In addition to her professional responsibilities, she is a volunteer member of the Diabetes Action Alliance of Maine; a past member and chair of the Maine Diabetes Control Project Advisory Committee; and chair of Pen Bay Medical Center's Works on Wellness Committee.


Jo Jo Dantone


USA
The President, chief executive officer and owner of Nutrition Education Resources, Inc., providing registered dietitian nutritionists' services since 1977 to medical institutions; long-term care facilities, home health agencies, assisted-living facilities, hospitals; educational institutions and corporations