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Staff and Volunteers


Executive Editor

Matt Petersen

Editorial Director

Tracey Neithercott

Managing Editor

John C. Warren

Deputy Editor

Kimberly Goad

Features Writer

Allison Tsai

Design and Production

Mittera Creative Services

Editor In Chief

Paris Roach, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Indiana University School of Medicine

Associate Editors

Linda A. DiMeglio, MD, MPH
Department of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine

David G. Marrero, PhD
Director of the Center for Elimination of Border Health Disparities
Professor of Endocrinology and Public Health
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Tucson, Ariz.

Christy L. Parkin, MSN, RN, CDE
Health Management Resources Inc.
Diabetes Education and Consulting Services
Carmel, Ind.

Henry Rodriguez, MD
Medical Director
University of South Florida Diabetes Center
Tampa, Fla.

Madelyn L. Wheeler, MS, RD, FADA, CD
Nutritional Computing Concepts
Zionsville, Ind.

Craig Williams, PharmD
Professor of Pharmacy
Oregon Health and Science University Medical Center
Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
Portland, Ore.

Editorial Board

Belinda Childs, APRN, MN, BC-ADM, CDE
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Great Plains Diabetes
Wichita, Kan.

Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Consultation-Liaison & Primary Care Psychiatry
University of Washington

Mary de Groot, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
Joslin Diabetes Center

Bret Goodpaster, PhD
Director, Exercise Metabolism Core
Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Orlando, Fla.

Janis McWilliams, RN, MSN, CDE, BC-ADM
Diabetes Educator and Clinical Specialist

Michael A. Weiss, Esq.
Attorney, Keevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch LLC

Reader Panel

Shawn Adams

Cindy Lou Betz

Patricia Camilli

Kjersten Cook, PhD

Melissa Engel

Madelyn Perahia Fink, MS, MA

Diane George

P.C. Gopalratnam, PhD, PE

David Greene, PhD

Janet Howard-Duscay, RN, BSN, CDE

Joyce T. Monroe

April J. Nachtigal, MA

Donna Patron

Laurie Ryan

Stephen Shaul

Theresa Steele, MAT, CCC-SLP

2018 American Diabetes Association Board of Directors

Chair of the Board
Karen Talmadge, PhD

President, Health Care & Education
Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD, ABPP

President, Medicine & Science
Jane Reusch, MD

Michael Ching, CPA

Chair of the Board-Elect
David Herrick, MBA

President-Elect, Health Care & Education
Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE

President-Elect, Medicine & Science
Louis Philipson, MD, PhD

Brian Bertha, JD, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Tracey D. Brown, MBA, BChE

Robert H. Eckel, MD
Charles A. Boettcheer II Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis; Professor of Medicine with appointments in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes and the Division of Cardiology; Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus, and Director of the Lipid Clinic at The University of Colorado Hospital
University of Colorado School of Medicine,
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO

Janet Brown Friday, RN, MSN, MPH
Clinical Trials Manager
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 

Mary de Groot, PhD
Associate Professor
Associate Director
Diabetes Translational Research Center
Indianapolis, IN

C. Ronald Kahn, MD
Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief Academic Officer and Head, Section of Integrative Physiology and Metabolism
Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School
Newton, MA

Steve Lucas
Chief Executive Officer
Marketo, Inc.
Denver, CO

Calvin Schmidt, BE, MBA
President, Internal Medicine
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Raritan, NJ

Catherine Squires, CFRE
President/CEO and VP for University Advancement
Northern Illinois University Foundation
DeKalb, IL

Alan L. Yatvin, JD
Managing Partner
Popper & Yatvin   
Philadelphia, PA

Publishing and Membership

Managing Director, Membership & Publishing Operations

Lori Rainford

Director, Membership/ Subscription Services

Donald Crowl