SOURCE: American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association

January 08, 2010 09:00 ET

American Diabetes Association Announces New Board Members and Officers

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - January 8, 2010) - The American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest and leading voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes(SM), is pleased to announce its officers and members of its Board of Directors for 2010. They are:

Chair of the Board
Nash M. Childs, PE                     David K. Bloomgarden, MD, FACE
Executive Vice President               Physician Leader
Bancroft Construction Company          Scarsdale Medical Group, LLP
Wilmington, DE                         Harrison, NY


President, Health Care & Education     Jeffrey Caballero, MPH
Christine T. Tobin, RN, MBA, CDE       Executive Director
Diabetes Educator                      Association of Asian Pacific
Atlanta, GA                             Community
                                       Health Organizations (AAPCHO)
                                       Oakland, CA

President, Medicine & Science
Richard M. Bergenstal, MD              Joe C. Cook, Jr.
Executive Director                     Principal
International Diabetes Center          Mountain Group, LLC
Minneapolis, MN                        Nashville, TN


Secretary/Treasurer                    Pearson C. Cummin, III
Gerard B. Nee, CPA                     (Vice Secretary/Treasurer)
Partner                                Managing Member
Wagner, Morey & Nee, LLC               Grey Fox Associates, LLC
Somerville, NJ                         Greenwich, CT


Chief Executive Officer                Samuel E. Dagogo-Jack, MD
Larry Hausner                          Professor of Medicine & Program
Chief Executive Officer                 Director
American Diabetes Association          Division of Endocrinology and
Alexandria, VA                          Metabolism
                                       University of Tennessee College
                                        of Medicine
                                       Memphis, TN


John E. Anderson, MD                   Robin L. Diehl, MAc
President                              Deputy Executive Director of
The Frist Clinic                        Finance & Administration
Nashville, TN                          North Carolina Education Lottery
                                       Cary, NC


Richard Farber, MBA                    George J. Huntley, CPA
Partner                                (Immediate Past Chair of the
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors         Board)
Pacific Palisades, CA                  Chief Financial Officer
                                       Theoris, Inc.
                                       Indianapolis, IN


Vivian Fonseca, MD
(Vice President, Medicine & Science)   Jane Kadohiro, DrPH, APRN, CDE
Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology   Assistant Professor
Chief, Section of Endocrinology        University of Hawaii School of
 & Metabolism                           Nursing
Tulane University Medical Center       Honolulu, HI
New Orleans, LA


Lurelean B. Gaines, RN, MSN            Wahida Karmally, DrPH, RD, CDE, CLS
Chairperson, Department of Nursing     Director of Nutrition
East Los Angeles College               Irving Institute for Clinical &
Monterey Park, CA                       Translational Research
                                       Columbia University
                                       New York, NY


Kenneth R. Gerston                     Lori M. Laffel, MD, MPH
President, Ubiquitous, Inc. and        Chief, Pediatric, Adolescent
 Ubiquitous Investigative Services      & Young Adult Section
Managing Member, Emster                Joslin Diabetes Center
 Properties, LLC                       Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Sherman Oaks, CA                       Harvard Medical School
                                       Boston, MA


John W. Griffin, Jr.                   L. Hunter Limbaugh, JD
(Chair of the Board-Elect)             (Vice Chair of the Board)
Managing Partner                       Southeastern Counsel
Marek, Griffin & Knaupp                Trade Association for California
Victoria, TX                            Winegrowers
                                       Columbia, SC


Robert R. Henry, MD
(President-Elect, Medicine & Science)
Professor of Medicine                  Dennis Marco
University of California Department    Executive Vice President
 of Medicine                           Porzio Government Affairs, LLC
Chief, Section of Endocrinology,       Trenton, NJ
 Metabolism & Diabetes
VA Medical Center, San Diego
San Diego, CA


James O. Hill, Ph.D.                   David G. Marrero, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine     J. O. Ritchey Professor of
Director, Center for Human Nutrition    Medicine
University of Colorado Denver          Indiana University School of
Denver, CO                              Medicine
                                       Indianapolis, IN


Dwight Holing                          Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, MSPH, PhD, RD
(Secretary/Treasurer-Elect)            (President-Elect, Health Care
President                               & Education)
DHA Communications                     Professor, Department of Nutrition
Orinda, CA                             School of Public Health & School
                                        of Medicine
                                       University of North Carolina at
                                        Chapel Hill
                                       Chapel Hill, NC


Sue McLaughlin, BS, RD, CDE, CPT       Patrick L. Shuler, CPA
(Immediate Past President, Health      Senior Partner
 Care & Education)                     Goodman & Company
Registered Dietitian and Certified     Virginia Beach, VA
 Diabetes Educator
The Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE


Louis H. Philipson, MD, PhD            Steven A. Smith, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine      Medical Director, Patient Education
University of Chicago                  Mayo Clinic Rochester
Chicago, IL                            Rochester, MN


                                       Geralyn Spollett, MSN, ANP-CS, CDE
Robin J. Richardson                    (Vice President, Health Care
Vice President, Medical Services        & Education)
The ODS Companies                      Associate Director, Yale Diabetes
Portland, OR                           Center
                                       Adult Nurse Practitioner,
                                        Endocrine -- Yale University
                                       School of Medicine Faculty Practice
                                       New Haven, CT


R. Paul Robertson, MD                  T. Edwin Stinson, Jr.
(Immediate Past President,             (Immediate Past Secretary/Treasurer)
 Medicine & Science)                   Chief Financial Officer
President & Scientific Director        American Enterprise Bank of Florida
Pacific Northwest Research Institute   Jacksonville, FL
Seattle, WA


Thomas L. Ryan, CPA                    Gretchen A. Youssef, MS, RD, CDE
President & Chief Executive Officer    Program Manager
Service Corporation International      MedStar Diabetes Institute
Houston, TX                            MEDSTAR HEALTH
                                       Washington, DC


Elizabeth R. Seaquist, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information, please call the American Diabetes Association at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit www.diabetes.org. Information from both these sources is available in English and Spanish.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Colleen Fogarty
    703-549-1500, ext. 2146