2018-11-16 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.


Mahmoud Ibrahim


USA
Consultant Endocrinologist, Director, EDC, Center for Diabetes Education


Jaakko Tuomilehto


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


Peter Gaede


Denmark
Professor of Medicine, University of Copenhagen


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.


Abraham Thomas


USA
MD, MPH
Chair, Department of Medicine, Baystate Health
Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate


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”


Patricia Thompson-Reid


USA
MAT, MPH
Community-based Health Systems Specialist
Division of Diabetes Translation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop F-75


Mary Rhee


USA
MD, MS
Emory University SOM | Department of Medicine/Endocrinology
Atlanta VA HCS


Olamide Alabi


USA
MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine


George Guthrie


USA
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


USA
Prof of Medicine , Morehouse School of Medicine
the founder and Medical Director of Atlanta Lifestyle Medical Center


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


Linda Vaughn


USA
Director of Wellness Initiatives at Metro Atlanta YMCA


Ina Flores


USA
MS, RD, CDE, LD
Assistant Program Director
Emory Latino Diabetes Education Program
Emory University School of Medicine – Endocrinology


Priyathama Vellanki


USA
MD
Assistant Professor|Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipids
Emory University School of Medicine