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21st WCIRDC Faculty

21st WCIRDC Yehuda Handelsman  ​MD, FACP, FNLA, FASPC, FAHA, MACE 

Yehuda Handelsman

MD, MACE 

Medical Director & Principal Investigator

The Metabolic Institute of America

Chair & Program Director

World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes

& Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC)

& Heart in Diabetes (HID)

Chair & Founder

International Committee for Insulin Resistance

Tarzana, California

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Mikhail N. Kosiborod

MD

Professor of Medicine

Saint Luke's Mid America

Heart Institute

University of Missouri-Kansas City

School of Medicine

Kansas City, Missouri

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E. Dale Abel 

MD, PhD

Endocrinologist and Chair, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Executive Medical Director, UCLA Health System’s Department

of Medicine

Los Angeles, California

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Arthur S. Agatston, MD

Chairman and CEO, The Agatston Center for Preventive Medicine Clinical Professor of Medicine, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Medical Director of Wellness and Prevention, Baptist Health

South Florida Miami Beach, Florida

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Silva Arslanian

MD

Richard L. Day Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Mellitus University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Director, Pediatric Clinical & Translational Research Center Scientific Director, Center for Pediatric Research in Obesity & Metabolism UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Richard N. Bergman

PhD

Alfred Jay Firestein Chair in Diabetes Research Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Director, Sports Spectacular Diabetes and Obesity Wellness and Research Center (SSDOWRC) Professor-in-Residence, Department of Medicine, UCLA Los Angeles, California

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Michael Joseph Blaha

MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Director of Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Associate Professor of Cardiology and Epidemiology, Associate Editor, the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Baltimore, Maryland

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Zachary T. Bloomgarden

 MD, MACE

Chairman and CEO, The Agatston Center for Preventive Medicine Clinical Professor of Medicine, FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Medical Director of Wellness and Prevention, Baptist Health

South Florida Miami Beach, Florida

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Matthew J. Budoff 

MD

Professor of Medicine David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology Program Director, Director of Cardiac CT Lundquist Institute Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Division of Cardiology

Los Angeles, California

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Sonia Caprio

 MD

Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, Connecticut

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David Cherney 

MDCM, PhD

Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Clinician Scientist, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospitals Director, Renal Physiology Laboratory Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)

Toronto, Ontario

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Robert J. Chilton 

DO, MACOI

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology The University of Texas Health Science Center

San Antonio, Texas

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Professor of Medicine Chief, Diabetes Division The University of Texas Health Science Center Deputy Director, Texas

Diabetes Institute

San Antonio, Texas

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Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology),

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Director of the

Maternal Cardiology Program

Past Chief of Cardiology and Director of the Heart Failure Program

University of Southern California

Past Executive Council of

the Heart Failure Society of America

Los Angeles, California

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Professor and Director of the Gene Expression Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology

La Jolla, California

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Gerald S. Berenson Chair in Preventative Cardiology Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine Past Chair and Chief Science Officer, the American Society of Hypertension Past Chair, National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Gregg C. Fonarow 

MD

Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program Interim Chief, UCLA Division of Cardiology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles, California

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Vivian A. Fonseca 

MD

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Tulane University Medical Center Past President, American Diabetes Association, Science and Medicine Board of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Board of Trustees, American College of Endocrinology New Orleans, Louisiana

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Emily J. Gallagher 

MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Research Track for the Internal Medicine Residency Program Principle Investigator, Endocrine Fellows Foundation, Fellows Development Research Grant K08 Clinician-Scientist Career Development Award from the NIH/NCI Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mount Sinai

Health System

New York City, New York

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W. Timothy Garvey 

MD

Butterworth Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Chair, Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Director, UAB Diabetes Research Center Professions Senior Scientist, UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers Investigator and Staff Physician, Birmingham VA Medical Center University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

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Mark O. Goodarzi 

MD, PhD

Eris M. Field Chair, Diabetes Research Director, Endocrine Genetics Laboratory Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Sciences Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Associate Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, California

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Peter J. Grant

MD

Professor of Medicine and Diabetologist, Honorary Consultant Physician, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Division of Cardiovascular & Diabetes Research University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

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Jennifer B. Green 

MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology Duke University Medical Center Duke Clinical Research Institute Durham,

North Carolina

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Stephen J. Greene 

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Duke Clinical Research Institute Duke University School of Medicine Durham,

North Carolina

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George Grunberger

MD, MACE

Chairman, Grunberger Diabetes Institute Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics Wayne State University School of Medicine Professor, Internal Medicine Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Visiting Professor, Internal Medicine First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Michael A. Hill 

PhD

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Ania M. Jastreboff 

MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) & Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology) Yale University School of Medicine Director, Yale Obesity Research Center (Y-Weight) Co-Director, Yale Center for Weight Management Board of Directors, American Board of Obesity Medicine

New Haven, Connecticut

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Paul S. Jellinger 

MD, MACE

Professor of Clinical Medicine Voluntary Faculty University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine The Center for Diabetes & Endocrine Care Past President, AACE & ACE

Hollywood, Florida

Interim Director, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology and Physiology, MU School of Medicine (The University of Missouri School of Medicine) Columbia, Missouri

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Ron C. Kahn

 MD

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Michelle M. Kittleson

 MD, PhD

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Samuel Klein

 MD

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Rohit Kohli

MBBS, MS

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Smidt Heart Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Beverly Hills, California

Director, Center for Human Nutrition Chief Scientific Officer, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Washington University School of Medicine

Saint Louis, Missouri

Professor of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Director, The George Donnell Society for Pediatric Scientists Associates Chair in Liver and Intestinal Research Associate Director, The Saban Research Institute (Teaching and Education) Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Senior Investigator and Chief Academic Officer, Joslin Diabetes Center Section Head, Integrative Physiology and Metabolism Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts

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Ronald M. Krauss 

MD

Senior Scientist and Director, Atherosclerosis Research Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California

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Rohit Kulkarni

MD, PhD

Margaret A. Congleton Chair and Co-Head, Islet & Regenerative Biology, Joslin Diabetes Center, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Principle Faculty, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Boston, Massachusetts

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Norman E. Lepor 

MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Co-director, Cardiovascular Imaging, Westside Medical Imaging Director of Clinical Research, Westside Medical Associates Past President, California Chapter, American College of Cardiology

Los Angeles, California

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Derek LeRoith 

MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine Director of Research Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Bone Disease Department of Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai New York, New York

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Rohit Loomba

MD, MHSc

Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Director, NAFLD Research Center UC San Diego School of Medicine University of California at San Diego UC San Diego Health

San Diego, California

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Christos S. Mantzoros

MD, DSc, PhD h.c. mult. 

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Boston VA Healthcare System Director of Human Nutrition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Editor-in-Chief, Metabolism, Clinical & Experimental

Harvard, Massachusetts

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Seth S. Martin

MD, MHS

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Johns Hopkins Hospital Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

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Nikolaus Marx 

MD

Professor of Medicine / Cardiology, Internal Medicine and General Medicine Head of the Department of Internal Medicine I University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Aachen, Germany

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Darren McGuire 

MD, MHSc

Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology Dallas Heart Ball Chair for Research on Heart Disease in Women UT Southwestern Medical Center Deputy Editor, Circulation

Dallas, Texas

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Tracey L. McLaughlin

MD, MS

Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology Clinician Investigator Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford, California

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Erin D. Michos 

MD, MHS

Director of Women Cardiovascular Health Research Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Director, IMPACT Center at JHU (Improving Participation Among Diverse Populations in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials) Co-Editor in Chief, American Journal of Preventive Cardiology

Baltimore, Maryland

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Geltrude Mingrone

MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Catholic University, School of Medicine Chief, Division of Obesity and Related Disorders, Policlinico A. Gemelli Hospital Professor of Diabetes and Nutrition, King’s College

London, UK

Rome, Italy

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Neha J. Pagidipati 

MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology Duke University School of Medicine Director, Duke Cardiometabolic Prevention Clinic Duke Clinical Research Institute Durham, North Carolina

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Stephen Pinkosky, PhD 

Vice President, Head of Discovery and Early Development,

Esperion Therapeutics

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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Jorge Plutzky

 MD

Director, The Vascular Disease Prevention Program Director, Preventive Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts

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Richard E. Pratley 

MD

Samuel E. Crockett Chair in Diabetes Research Medical Director, AdventHealth Diabetes Institute Senior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead, Advent Health Translational Research Institute Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Orlando, Florida

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Paul D. Rosenbilt MD, PhD, FACE, FNLA

Clinical Professor, Medicine Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine Co-Director, Diabetes Outpatient Clinic UCI Medical Center, Orange, CA Director, & Site Principal Investigator, Diabetes / Lipid Management & Research Center Huntington Beach, California

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Eric Ravussin

PhD, MD, MPH

Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center Douglas L. Gordon Chair in Diabetes and Metabolism Boyd Professor and Associate Executive Director for Clinical Science Metabolic Chambers and Human Translational Physiology Departments Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Philipp E. Scherer 

PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Gifford O. Touchstone Jr. and Randolph G. Touchstone Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas

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Gerald I. Shulman 

MD, PhD

George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Physiology Co-Director Yale Diabetes Research Center Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven, Connecticut

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Alan R. Sinaiko 

MD

Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Nephrology University of Minnesota Medical School Pediatrics and Division of Epidemiology,

School of Public Health

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Bart Staels

PhD

Co-founder of GENFIT, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board Full Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University de Lille Director, Inserm UMR1011, Institut Pasteur de Lille Lille, France

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Pam R. Taub

MD

Director of Step Family Foundation Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Wellness Center Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine UC San Diego Health System

La Jolla, California

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Muthiah Vaduganathan 

MD, MPH

Cardiologist and Clinical Trialist, Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School Co-director, Center for Cardiometabolic Implementation Science Co-chair of a Heart Failure Collaboratory Section Editor, JACC Fellows-in-Training / Early Career section Associate Editor, JACC Heart Failure Editorial board, European Journal of Heart Failure Boston, Massachusetts

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Matthew R. Weir 

MD

Professor and Chief Division of Nephrology Department of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

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Nathan D. Wong 

PhD, MPH

Cardiovascular Epidemiologist, Specialist in Preventive Cardiology Professor and Director, Heart Disease Prevention Program Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, UCLA and UC Irvine Public Health & Radiology, UC Irvine Co-Editor in Chief, American Journal of Preventive Cardiology President, InterAmerican Heart Foundation President, Pacific Lipid Association Board of Directors,

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Hussein Yassine 

MD

Kenneth and Bette Volk Endowed Professor of Neurology Associate Professor, Department of Medicine Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California Los Angeles General Medical Center (Previously known as the LAC+USC Medical Center)

Los Angeles, California

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Paul Zimmet

 AO, MD, PhD

Professor of Diabetes, Monash University Honorary President, International Diabetes Federation 2018 Victoria Senior Australian of the Year Co-Director, The Sagol Center for Epigenetics of Metabolism and Ageing, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa (Monash) Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa (Tel Aviv) Honoris Causa Doctoris (Complutense University (Madrid) Doctor of the University, Honoris Causa (Adelaide) Doctor of Philosophy,

Umea University (Sweden)

Melbourne, Australia

20th WCIRDC Faculty

Our esteemed faculty members for 2022.

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Yehuda Handelsman

MD, FACP, FNLA, FASPC, FAHA, MACE 

Medical Director & Principal Investigator

The Metabolic Institute of America

Chair & Program Director

World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes

& Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC)

& Heart in Diabetes (HID)

Chair & Founder

International Committee for Insulin Resistance

Tarzana, California

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Peter Bjornstad, MD

Assistant Professor of Endocrinology

and Renal Diseases and Hypertension University of Colorado

Anschutz Medical Campus

Children’s Hospital Colorado

Aurora, Colorado

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Christie M. Ballantyne

MD, FACP, FACC

Chief, Sections of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Professor, Departments of Medicine, Genetics and Physiology Director, Center for Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, Texas

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Zachary T. Bloomgarden

MD, MACE

Clinical Professor Department of Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Editor, The Journal of Diabetes

New York, New York

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Richard N. Bergman, PhD

Alfred Jay Firestein

Chair in Diabetes Research

Professor, Department of

Biomedical Sciences 

Cedars-Sinai Director,

Sports Spectacular Diabetes and Obesity Wellness and Research Center (SSDOWRC)

Professor-in-Residence,

Department of Medicine, UCLA

Los Angeles, California

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Biykem Bozkurt

MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA

Mary and Gordon Cain , 

Chair and Professor of Medicine

Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs

Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development

Senior Associate Editor for Circulation

AHA/ASA Journals

Editor-in-Chief of Journal of the American

College of Cardiology, 

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, Texas

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Matthew J. Budoff

MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine

David Geffen School of Medicine

at UCLA

Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology

Program Director,

Director of  Cardiac CT Lundquist Institute

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center,

Division of Cardiology

Los Angeles, California

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Robert J. Chilton

DO, FACP, FACC, FAHA,

MACOI, FASCAI

Professor of Medicine, 

Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

The University of Texas

Health Science Center

San Antonio, Texas

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Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology

Assistant Dean for Clinical Research

Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes

Chief, Section of Endocrinology

Tulane University

Health Sciences Center

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Luigi Gnudi, MD, PhD

Professor of Diabetes

and Metabolic Medicine

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

King's College London

London, England

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Stephen Greene, MD, FACC

Assistant Professor,

Division of Cardiology 

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplantation

Duke University Medical Center

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Durham, North Carolina

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Eduardo Grunvald, MD, FACP

Medical Director,

Center for Advanced Weight Management

Director, Obesity Medicine UCSD

Bariatric and Metabolic Institute Division

of General Internal Medicine Division

of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Digestive Diseases Clinic San Diego, California

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Kevin Hall, PhD

Senior Investigator

Integrative Physiology Section

Laboratory of Biological Modeling National Institute of Diabetes

Digestive & Kidney Diseases

Bethesda, Maryland

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Jonathan E. Campbell, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine,

Duke University

Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

Durham, North Carolina

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Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief Diabetes Division

University of Texas Health Science Center

at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

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Paul Franks

MD, PhD, MPhil, MS, FTOS

Head, Translational Medicine Scientific Director in Medical Science, Novo Nordisk Foundation Copenhagen, Denmark

Professor and Deputy Director of Genetic Epidemiology Lund University

Diabetes Centre

Malmö, Sweden

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Peter J. Grant

MD, FRCP, FMedSci

Professor of Medicine

Honorary Consultant Physician

University of Leeds

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Division of Cardiovascular & Diabetes Research

LIGHT Laboratories

Leeds, United Kingdom

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Kevin Grove, PhD

Scientific Vice President
Global Drug Discovery

Novo Nordisk

Seattle, Washington

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Chris K. Guerin, MD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Tri-City Medical Center at Oceanside, California

Founder-Advanced Metabolic

Care and Research

Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor, 

University of California at San Diego

Chair Past President’s Committee for CACE

and Board of Directors

San Diego, California

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Naomi M. Hamburg, MD

Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Boston University

School of Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts

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Sonia Caprio, MD

Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology

Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven, Connecticut

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Gregg C. Fonarow

MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

Eliot Corday Professor

in Cardiovascular Medicine and Science

Director, Ahmanson-UCLA

Cardiomyopathy Center,

Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center

Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program Chief, UCLA Division of Cardiology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Los Angeles, California

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Juan Pablo Frias, MD

Medical Director

and Principal Investigator

Velocity Clinical Research

Los Angeles, California

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Jennifer Green, MD

Professor of Medicine

Duke University Medical Center,

Division of Endocrinology

Duke Clinical Research Institute

Durham, North Carolina

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George Grunberger

MD, FACP, MACE

Chairman,

Grunberger Diabetes Institute, 

Clinical Professor,

Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Professor, Internal Medicine,

Oakland University

William Beaumont School of Medicine, Visiting Professor, Internal Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Martha Gulati

MD, MS, FACC, FAHA,

FASPC, FESC

Director, Preventive Cardiology

Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center Associate Director,

Preventive and Cardiac Rehabilitation Center

Anita Dann Friedman Endowed Chair

in Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine

& Research Smidt Heart Institute at

Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, California

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Afshan Hameed, MD

Clinical Professor of Cardiology

Clinical Professor of

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology

UC Irvine Medical Center

UCI Health Irvine, California

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Paul S. Jellinger, MD, MACE

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Voluntary Faculty University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

The Center for Diabetes & Endocrine Care

Past President, AACE & ACE

Hollywood, Florida

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John P. Kirwan

MSc, PhD, FACSM

George A. Bray, Jr. Endowed Super Chair in Nutrition Executive Director Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Mikhail N. Kosiborod

MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine

Saint Luke's Mid America

Heart Institute

University of Missouri-Kansas City

School of Medicine

Kansas City, Missouri

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Derek Leroith, MD, PhD, FACP

Professor of Medicine

Director of Research

Division of Endocrinology Diabetes

and Bone Disease

Department of Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai

New York, New York

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Alan Maisel, MD

Co-founder, CMO

and Chairman of the Board

Brainstorm Medical

San Diego, California

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Vincent Marion, PhD

President & CEO, AdipoPharma

Deputy Director, Inserm/Laboratory

Medical Genetics UMR_S 112

Grand Est, France

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Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS,

FAHA, FACC, FASE, FASPC

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

and Epidemiology

Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology

Johns Hopkins University

School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland

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Steven E. Kahn, MD

Division of Metabolism,

Endocrinology and Nutrition

Department of Medicine

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

University of Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Samuel Klein, MD

Director, Center for Human Nutrition

Chief Scientific Officer,

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute

Washington University

School of Medicine

Saint Louis, Missouri

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Ronald Krauss, MD

 Senior Scientist and Director, Atherosclerosis Research Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF Adjunct Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Philip Levy, MD, MACE

Clinical Professor of Medicine,

University of Arizona

College of Medicine

Endocrinologist,

Banner University Medical Group

Phoenix, Arizona

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Lawrence Mandarino, PhD

Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Endocrinology Director, UAHS Center for Disparities in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism University of Arizona College of Medicine

Tucson, Arizona

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Tracey L. McLaughlin, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology

Stanford University

School of Medicine

Stanford, California

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Shivani Misra

MD, MBBS, BMedSci, MSc, PhD

Consultant Physician in

Diabetes & Metabolic Medicine,

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer,

Imperial College London

London, England

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Mark Kearney

MBChB, MRCP, MD

British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Research

Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Medicine

Dean of the School of Medicine

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

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Marta Koch, PhD

Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Diabetes

& Endocrinology Former Editor,

Cell Press Journal PhD Alumni, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

London School of Hygiene

& Tropical Medicine

London, England

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Norman Lepor

MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Past President, California Chapter,

American College of Cardiology

Clinical Professor of Medicine,

Geffen School of Medicine-UCLA

Attending Cardiologist,

Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Co-director, Cardiovascular

Imaging-Westside Medical Imaging

Director of Clinical Research-Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles, 

Los Angeles, California