Featured event: “2019 Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research Spring Symposium”


9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m
Welcome and Introduction: William H. Herman, MD, MPH
Director, MCDTR
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Leonard E. Egede, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine & Eminent Scholar, Medical College of Wisconsin Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine; Director, Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS); Associate Director for Diversity, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center; Co-Director, CTSI KL2 Program; Director, CTSI Master’s in Clinical/Translational Research
“The impact of social determinants of health on outcomes for chronic diseases”
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Renuka Tipirneni, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine-General Medicine, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, University of Michigan
“Screening patients for social determinants of health: a key ingredient for optimal diabetes care management ”
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Dina Hafez-Griauzde, MD
Clinical Lecturer in Internal Medicine; Clinical Lecturer in Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases; Research Fellow, Internal Medicine; University of Michigan
“A pilot study of a low-carbohydrate diabetes prevention program among adults with prediabetes”
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Michele Heisler, MD, MPA
Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Behavior and Health Education; Co-Director, IHPI National Clinician Scholars Program; Associate Director, Global REACH; University of Michigan
“Peers and social networks: how can we leverage these to improve patients’ diabetes outcomes”
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Poster Session
NCRC Main Dining Hall, Building 18

Remember to cite the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research (MCDTR) in publications as follows:
“The project described was supported by Grant Number P30DK092926 (MCDTR) from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases”