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Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research Membership


Member Title at Institution Department Interest
James E. Aikens, PhD Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Family Medicine, Psychiatry Diabetes, self-management, depression
Lawrence C. An, MD Associate Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes, self-management, tailored messaging
Keiko AsaoME, MD, MPH, PhD Assistant Professor University of Tennessee, Preventative Medicine Diabetes, obesity, epidemiology
Robert M. Anderson , EdD Professor Medical Education Patient empowerment, health behavior & psychosocial issues
Neal BarnardE, MD President/Founder and Adjunct Clinical Professor Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and George Washington University Diabetes, nutrition, and behavioral interventions
Steven J. Bernstein, MD, MPH Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes, quality improvement, implementation
Caroline S. BlaumE, MD Director Division of Geriatrics New York University Diabetes, aging, disability
John M. BoltriE, MD Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine Northeast Ohio Medical University Collaborative relationships among multi-disciplinary groups to improve community health
Wenche Borgnakke, DDS, MPH, PhD Adjunct Clinical Professor School of Dentistry Oral-systemic health associations, periodontitis-diabetes links, oral microbiome
Robert Brook, MD Associate Professor Internal Medicine-Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Metabolic syndrome; dyslipidemia; hypertension; air pollution; insulin resistance
Morton B. Brown, PhD Professor Biostatistics Department, School Public Health Diabetes, disease modeling, costs, quality of life
Charles Burant, MD, PhD Professor, Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism Internal Medicine/MEND & Molecular & Integrative Physiology Diabetes, prevention, obesity
Brian Callaghan, MD, MS Assistant Professor Neurology Metabolic syndrome, neuropathy, diabetic complications
Tammy Chang, MD, MPH, MS Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Medical School Teen birth and obesity, as well as new media (social media, text messaging) interventions for weight management
Denise Charron-ProchownikE, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN Professor University of Pittsburg, School of Nursing Reproductive health/preconception counseling, adolescent women, information technology
Lena Chen, MD, MS Clinical Lecturer Internal Medicine/General Med Quality measurement and improvement, costs of care
William D. CorserME, PhD, RN, NEA-BC Research Specialist Institute for Health Care Studies, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University Diabetes health outcomes, health information technologies, diabetes care for Medicaid beneficiaries
Marisa Cristina EisenbergM, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health Hormone regulation, metabolism, chronic disease, mathematical modeling
Angela T. FagerlinM, PhD Associate Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes patient education, decision making
Stefan S. Fajans, MD Professor Emeritus Internal Medicine/MEND Type 2 diabetes, genetics of diabetes, MODY
Eva Feldman, MD, PhD Russell N. DeJong professor of Neurology, Director of the Taubman Institute, Director of the Program for Research & Discovery Neurology Diabetic neuropathy; insulin-like growth factors; neuromuscular diseases
James T. Fitzgerald, PhD Associate Professor Medical Education Diabetes, evaluation, attitudes and perceptions
Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH Percy & Mary Murphy Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health Delivery Pediatrics and Communicable Disease Quality measure development, Workforce, Medicaid
Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE Associate Research Scientist, Adjunct Lecturer Medical Education, School of Nursing Diabetes patient education and empowerment, chronic illness case management, peer support in diabetes
Thomas W. Gardner, MD Professor Ophthalmology Diabetic retinopathy; mechanisms of disease and treatment
Roma Y. Gianchandani, MBBS Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Diabetes, hospital diabetes management, quality of care
Jeffrey B. Halter, MD Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Diabetes in elderly people, aging and insulin secretion, metabolic effects of weight loss
Kristen Harris-NwanyanwuE, MD, MBA Physician Private Practice Access to care, health disparities, diabetic retinopathy
Megan Haymart, MD Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Thyroid, outcomes and cancer care
Rodney A. Hayward, MD Professor, Director Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Internal Medicine/General Med & Health Management and Policy diabetes, quality management and improvement
Mary Ellen M. Heisler, MD, MPA Associate Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes self-management, community-based participatory research, interventions
William H. Herman, MD, MPH Professor, Stefan S. Fajans/Glaxo Smith Kline Professor of Diabetes Internal Medicine/MEND & Epidemiology Diabetes, health services research, clinical economics
Denise HersheyE, PhD Assistant Professor Michigan State University, School of Nursing Diabetes, quality of life, self-management
Israel HodishM, MD Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Diabetes, insulin therapy, delivery of care
Timothy P. Hofer, MD Associate Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes, quality management and improvement
Crystal Holmes, DPM Assistant Professor Internal Medicine-MEND Diabetic foot management and treatment, wound healing, charcot neuroarthropathy
Jodi S. HoltropE, PhD Associate Professor and Associate Vice Chair for Research University of Colorado, Family Medicine Diabetes self-management, diabetes prevention, obesity, primary care
Edward A. Hurvitz, MD Associate Professor and Chair James Rae Collegiate Professor Physical Medicine and Rehab Obesity, disability
David Hutton, PhD Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy School of Public Health Cost-effectiveness, global health, patient decision-making, patient education, mathematical modeling
Mahmoud IbrahimE, MD Director/Physician Director, EDC, Center for Diabetes Education, McDonough, GA Diabetes education, diabetes clinical research, diabetes epidemiology in the Arab countries
Barbara A. Israel, DrPH Professor Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health Social and behavioral determinants of diabetes, reduction of risk factors associated with diabetes, community-based participatory research
Theodore J. Iwashyna , MD, PhD Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/Pulmonary- Critical Care Organization of critical care services to provide high quality and value; medical education; health services research
Linda JaberE, Pharm D Associate Professor School of Pharmacy, Wayne State University Diabetes and prediabetes, diabetes prevention
James S. Jackson, PhD Director, Institute for Social Research, Professor Health Behavior & Health Education Diabetes, translating health interventions and behavioral approaches into community health care settings
Lisa Jackson, MD, MPH Associate Professor Internal Medicine-Cardiology Women's Health, Nutritional Epidemiology, Obesity
Mary R. Janevic, PhD Assistant Research Scientist Health Behavior & Health Education Diabetes and physical activity; diabetes self-management; family support for diabetes management
Kenneth A. Jamerson, MD Professor Internal Medicine/Hypertension Hypertensive nephropathy, insulin resistance in hypertension
Toby E. JayaratneM, PhD Assistant Research Scientist Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health Type 2 diabetes, lay public's causal explanations, attitudes about prevention, and preventive behaviors
Eve A. Kerr, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Director, HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research Internal Medicine/Gen Medicine Quality of care, challenges of providing care to patients with multiple chronic conditions
Edith C. Kieffer, MPH, PhD Associate Professor School of Social Work Diabetes, heath disparities, pregnancy
Catherine Kim, MD, MPH Associate Professor Internal Medicine/General Med & Obstetrics & Gynecology Diabetes, women’s reproductive health
Sarah L. Krein, PhD, RN Research Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes, quality improvement and implementation
Jeffery T. KullgrenM, MD, MS, MPH Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Prevention of diabetes, health promotion, behavioral economics
Laurie LaChance, PhD, MPH Associate Research Scientist School of Public Health chronic disease management, community-based approaches to evaluation, health disparities, behaviors related to diet and nutrition
Robert W. Lash, MD Associate Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Diabetes in pregnancy, diabetes education, inpatient management of diabetes
Joyce M. LeeM, MD Assistant Professor Pediatric Endocrinology Diabetes, childhood obesity, mobile technology
Pearl G. LeeM, MD Clinical Lecturer Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes and prediabetes, lifestyle interventions, co-morbidities, disabilities, aging
Julie Lumeng, MD Assistant Professor Pediatrics Childhood obesity, stress, and eating behaviors
Donna Jean Marvicsin , PhD Clinical Assistant Professor School of Nursing Maternal diabetes management behaviors and child metabolic control
Rafael MezaM, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health Diabetes in Mexico, modeling of public health interventions, chronic disease modeling
Michelle Moniz, M.D., MSc Clinical Lecturer Obstetrics and Gynecology Dept; Medical School; Internal Medicine/General Med Pregnancy and obesity in women, clinical intervention design and evaluation
Lewis Morgenstern, MD Professor Neurology, Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine, & Epidemiology Diabetes, disparities, stroke, Hispanics/Latinos
Michael Munson, DPM Clinical Instructor Internal Medicine/MEND diabetic peripheral neuropathy, diabetic lower extremity complications, diabetic limb salvage
Susan Murphy, SCD Assistant Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Diabetes, behavioral interventions, and disability prevention
David C. Musch, PhD Professor of Ophthalmology Associate Research Scientist Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Epidemiology Ocular complications of diabetes, epidemiology, quality of life
Harold Neighbors, PhD Professor School of Public Health Mental health, oral health, racial disparities, men's health, lifestyle
Akinlolu O. Ojo, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine, Florence E. Bingham Professor of Nephrology Internal Medicine/ Nephrology Pharmacotherapy of hypertensive and diabetic renal disease
Elif Oral, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Internal Medicine/MEND Insulin resistance, obesity, lipid disorders, type 2 diabetes
Sung Kyun Park, MPH, ScD Research Assistant Professor Environmental Health Sciences Diabetes, environment, and gene-environment interactions
Minal Ravindra Patel, PhD Assistant Professor Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health Socioeconomic barriers and concerns with chronic disease self-management; management of multiple chronic conditions; patient-clinician behavior, education, and communication; self-management tools; care coordination.
Cora PetersonE, PhD Health Economist Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Economic evaluation, cost analysis, public health
Myria Petrou, MB, ChB Assistant Professor Radiology Diabetes, neuropathy, cognitive decline
Gretchen A. PiattM, MD, MPH Assistant Professor Department of Medical Education, Department of Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health Diabetes, health care delivery, behavioral and psychological aspects of diabetes prevention and management, community interventions
Massimo T. Pietropaolo, MD Professor Internal Medicine/MEND & Pediatrics Islet cell autoimmunity in type 2 diabetes
John D. Piette, PhD Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Chronic disease management, self-management support, telehealth, mobile health
NicoleE, R. PinelliM, PharMD, MS, CDE Clinical Assistant Professor Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Diabetes, prevention and management
Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD Associate Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Diabetes, diabetes complications, clinical trials
Friedrich K. PortE, MD, MS Vice-President Arbor Research Collaborative for Health Arbor Research Collaborative for Health Diabetic renal disease, optimizing treatment with dialysis and transplantation, new onset diabetes after transplantation
Lisa A. Prosser, PhD Research Associate Professor Pediatrics and Communicable Disease & Health Management and Policy, SPH Diabetes, cost-effectiveness, health utility measurement methods
Caroline R. Richardson, MD Associate Professor, Research Scientist Family Medicine, VA HSR&D Physical activity, diabetes prevention, translational research
James Richardson, MD Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Gait and balance, accidental falls, neuropathy
Ann-Marie RoslandM, MD Assistant Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Diabetes, self-management, clinical interventions
Amy Rothberg, MD Clinical Assistant Professor Internal Medicine-MEND Obesity, metabolism, diabetes
Carolyn Sampselle, PhD, AND, FAAN Professor, Carolyn K. Davis Collegiate Professor of Nursing School of Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynecology Community engaged research, translational science
Aruna V. SarmaM, PhD, MHA Research Associate Professor Urology & Epidemiology Diabetes, lower urinary tract dysfunction, urological complications
Megha Shah, MD Research Fellow Clinical Lecturer RWJF Clinical Scholars, Family Medicine Community health workers, chronic disease management, community-based participatory research
Yolanda R. Smith, MD Associate Professor and Research Assistant Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Science Program Polycystic ovary syndrome, insulin resistance, neuroendocrinology
MinkYoung SongM, PhD Suzanne Bellinger- Feetham Professor of Nursing, Assistant Professor of Nursing School of Nursing Diabetes, physical activity, community/population- based research
Michael S. Spencer, PhD Associate Professor School of Social Work Diabetes, cost- effectiveness, community health workers, disparities
Joshua D. SteinM, MD Assistant Professor Ophthalmology Diabetic retinopathy, health services research, cost-effectiveness analyses
Heather StuckeyE, DEd Assistant Professor Internal Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University Diabetes self-management, positive modeling, motivations to change and turning points
Jeremy B. Sussman, MD, MS Clinical Lecturer and Research Fellow Internal Medicine/General Med Development, testing, and implementation of tools for personalized medical decision-making
Meng H. Tan, MD Clinical Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Diabetes, registries and clinical trials
Tricia S. TangE, PhD Associate Professor Department of Medicine, Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of British Columbia-Vancouver Diabetes prevention, diabetes self-management, peer support, racial and ethnic health disparities
George W. TaylorE, DMD,MPH, DrPH Professor UCSF School of Dentistry Glycemic control, diabetes complications, periodontal infection
Melissa A. ValerioE, PhD Associate Professor University of Texas, School of Public Health Diabetes, health literacy and self-management
Sandeep Vijan, MD Associate Professor Internal Medicine/General Med Risk modeling, decision making, quality measurement
James Wrobel, DPM Associate Professor Internal Medicine/MEND Health services and clinical research in the diabetic foot, value compass and microsystem quality of care models, biomechanics of the foot and ankle
Wen Ye, PhD Research Assistant Professor and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biostatistics Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health Disease modeling for diabetes, clinical trial design, longitudinal study design and analysis
Peng ZhangM, PhD Research Assistant Professor Department of Surgery Diabetes, individualized medical decision, analytic morphomics.

M  MCDTR Mentee
E  External member