CME Presentations

Digital Technologies and Insulin Therapy


Presentations


Speakers

  • Anne L. Peters, MD

    Anne L. Peters, MD

    Anne L. Peters, MD

    Director, Clinical Diabetes Program; Professor, Keck School of Medicine

    Anne Peters, MD, is professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC) and director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Programs in Los Angeles. Her research has focused on testing new approaches for diagnosing and treating diabetes and developing systems of care to improve outcomes in diabetic populations. Dr Peters has published over 200 articles, reviews, and abstracts and three books on diabetes. She has been an investigator on over 40 research studies and has spoken at over 400 national and international programs. Dr Peters has served on many committees for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and other organizations, including as the chair of the Endocrine Society Committee on Diabetes Devices.
  • Mary Paschal, RN, MS, CDE

    Mary Paschal, RN, MS, CDE

    Mary Paschal, RN, MS, CDE

    Nurse Educator

    Mary Paschal, RN, MS, CDE, is registered nurse and certified diabetes educator at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Needham, Massachusetts. She specializes in diabetes self-management for adult patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, including insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring. She is the program manager responsible for maintaining a recognized certified educational program providing optimal outcomes for patients living with diabetes. Ms Paschal completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Richard S. Beaser, MD

    Richard S. Beaser, MD

    Richard S. Beaser, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine

    Richard S. Beaser, M.D., is a practicing physician in the Joslin Clinic and holds the position of Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has also been the Medical Executive Director of Professional Education at Joslin and was instrumental in developing that activity at Joslin, a department he founded in 1990. Dr. Beaser graduated in 1973 from Trinity College, Hartford, and received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1977. He served as a resident in internal medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester from 1977-1980. He was a fellow in endocrinology at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA 1980-81, and in Endocrinology at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 1981-82. Dr. Beaser has been on the staff of the Joslin Diabetes Center since 1982. He has held numerous past positions at Joslin, including Section Chief of the Adult Diabetology Practice, Medical Director of the Diabetes Treatment Unit, Coordinator of the Patient Education Section, and Medical Director of Joslin TrialNet, a clinical trials network. He has been a clinical research investigator, including the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial. Dr. Beaser has authored 4 books: Joslin Diabetes Manual, Outsmarting Diabetes, The Joslin Guide to Diabetes, and Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook: A Guide for Primary Care Providers. Dr Beaser is a well-known national lecturer on clinical diabetes and its comorbidities. He is the author of numerous publications in peer review journals, review articles, and book chapters. In his role as Medical Executive Director of Professional Education at Joslin Diabetes Center, and currently as the Chair of the CME Committee, Dr. Beaser has a specific focus on development or oversight of educational content for the department, targeting physicians, other medical professionals, and patients. He leads departmental conceptualization and development of projects and activities.
  • Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES, FADCES, FCCP

    Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES, FADCES, FCCP

    Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES, FADCES, FCCP

    Endocrine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

    Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES, FADCES, FCCP, is the remote monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) program coordinator and endocrinology clinical pharmacy specialist at the Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center in Ohio. She presents on diabetes-related topics nationally and internationally. Dr Isaacs is communications director for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Pregnancy and Reproductive Health Interest Group and serves on the 2020-2021 ADA Professional Practice Committee, which updates the ADA Standards of Care. She is also president of the Ohio Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES). Dr Isaacs was awarded the Ohio Pharmacists Association Under 40 Award in 2019 and ADCES Diabetes Care and Education Specialist of the Year in 2020.
  • Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP

    Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP

    Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP

    Stephen Brunton is the Executive Director of the Primary Care Metabolic Group in Los Angeles, California, as well as an adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr Brunton received his medical degree from Monash University Medical School in Melbourne, Australia and completed a Family Practice Residency at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center in Long Beach, California. Dr Brunton has published numerous articles, chapters, and monographs on family medicine and related clinical topics, has held many positions within the American Academy of Family Physicians, and is the former president of the California Academy of Family Physicians and the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD).
  • David Klonoff, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edin), Fellow AIMBE

    David Klonoff, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edin), Fellow AIMBE

    David Klonoff, MD, FACP, FRCP (Edin), Fellow AIMBE

    President

    David C. Klonoff, MD, is medical director of the Dorothy L. and James E. Frank Diabetes Research Institute of Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in San Mateo, California, and clinical professor of medicine at University of California San Francisco. He has been invited to scientific meetings at the White House and the European Parliament and has advised the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr Klonoff is cited as among the top 1% of US endocrinologists by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. He received an FDA Director’s Special Citation Award in 2010 for outstanding contributions to diabetes technology. In 2012, Dr Klonoff was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and cited as among the top 2% of bioengineers worldwide.
  • Sanjeev Mehta, MD, MPH

    Sanjeev Mehta, MD, MPH

    Sanjeev Mehta, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Sanjeev Mehta, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and interim chief medical officer, staff physician in pediatrics, and chief quality officer at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts. His recent research focus is on EHR-based evaluations of health care delivery and outcomes for adults with diabetes. Dr Mehta has published and presented the work in peer-reviewed journals and at national scientific meetings. He serves on multiple nationalcollaboratives focused on clinical research and quality improvement for children andadults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Dr Mehta has played a central role in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the largest US-based diabetes registries, including the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Clinic Registry.
  • Davida, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM Kruger

    Davida, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM Kruger

    Davida, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM Kruger

    Certified Nurse Practitioner

    Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM, has been a certified nurse practitioner in diabetes at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, for more than 35 years. She has been a co-investigator on numerous studies of diabetes interventions and care, and lectures nationally on maximizing outcomes in diabetes and diabetes management. Ms Kruger has published more than 50 abstracts, articles, and chapters on diabetes management and authored the 2006 second edition of The Diabetes Travel Guide. She is a past chair of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Research Foundation and served on the ADA Research Policy Committee. Ms Kruger’s awards include the Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Research and ADA’s Rachmeil Levine Award for Distinguished Service.
  • Stephanie Odette

    Stephanie Odette

    Stephanie Odette

    Patient Speaker

    Stephanie lives in metro Detroit with her husband and beloved beagle, Holly. Stephanie has been a type 1 diabetic since she was 10 years old. After celebrating her 20 year Diaversary, she and her husband are looking forward to starting a family!
  • Jillian Rippolone

    Jillian Rippolone

    Jillian Rippolone

    Patient Speaker

    Jillian Rippolone was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was 8 years old. She has been living with type 1 diabetes since 1997, alongside her brother, who was diagnosed one year prior. Jillian is a patient advocate and leader in the diabetes online community, spreading diabetes awareness and never letting diabetes stop her from living beyond type 1. Jillian has her bachelor’s degree in special education and social science and enjoys scuba diving in her free time.
  • Tausha Moore

    Tausha Moore

    Tausha Moore

    Patient Presenter


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