John Buse, Ph.D., M.D.

Professor, School of Medicine & Chief, Division of Endocrinology & Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research · UNC at Chapel Hill

John Buse is a Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Diabetes Endocrinology Clinical Trials University Teaching Public Health

Rick Blickstead

President and CEO · Diabetes Canada

Rick is a senior executive with experience in both the Canadian and American public and private sectors.

Strategic Planning Volunteer Management Public Speaking Policy Development Community Outreach

Jeffrey Bennett

Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Medical humanities expert who specializes in health, citizenship, LGBT/queer studies, cultural studies and rhetorical theory and criticism.

Queer Healthcare Queer vernacular LGBTQ Health HIV Prevention HIV & AIDS

Dr. Graydon Meneilly

Professor and Head of Department of Medicine · University of British Columbia

His research and clinical interest for the last 30 years has been in the area of Diabetes and carbohydrate metabolism in the elderly

Diabetes Carbohydrate Metabolism in Older Adults Internal Medicine

Diana Sherifali

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Diana Sherifali's research interests include the implementation of diabetes self-management.

Diabetes Diabetes Self Management Clinical Research Diabetes Prevention Digital Health

Andrea Kwasnicki

Regional Director, Manitoba/Nunavut · Diabetes Canada

Andrea Kwasinski is Regional Director for Manitoba and Nunavut at the Diabetes Canada.

Volunteer Development Community Development Community Mobilization Event Planning Advocacy

Diane Berry, Ph.D., ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Berry's expertise is in developing community-based nutrition and exercise education and cognitive theory-based interventions.

Obesity Type 2 Diabetes Gestational Diabetes Milletus Community-Based Research Chronic Conditions

Michael Vallis

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Michael Vallis is actively researching motivation, behavioural change, and adaptation to chronic disease.

Diabetes Gasteroenterology Cardiovascular Disease Obesity Behavioural Change

Shazhan Amed

Associate Editor · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Shazhan Amed is a pediatric doctor at the BC Children's Hospital and Associate Editor at the Canadian Journal of Diabetes.

Diabetes Pediatrics Obesity Chronic Disease Prevention Chronic Illness in Children

Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona

Deputy General Director of Epidemiology · Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE)

Dra. María Eugenia Jiménez Corona serves as Deputy General Director of Epidemiology, Secretary of Health.

Vaccination COVID-19 Organization Analysis Fund Raising Immunology

Martha Belury

Professor, Human Sciences | College of Education and Human Ecology · The Ohio State University

Professor Belury conducts biological and nutritional research into how diet and lifestyle alter obesity, diabetes and metabolic disorders

Nutrition Nutrition & Disease Prevention Nutrition & Lifestyle Changes Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition (Eating Emotionally)

Pere Santamaria

Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases · Diabetes Canada

Looking at the immunogenetics and immunopathogenesis of autoimmune disorders, with a particular focus on type 1 diabetes.

Therapeutic Intervention Autoimmune Diseases Type 1 Diabetes Immunogenetics

David C.W. Lau

Editor in Chief, Canadian Journal of Diabetes · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Lau has chaired the 1998, 2003 and 2008 Diabetes Canada's Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of Diabetes.

Diabetes Endocrinology Metabolism Obesity Lipid Disorders

Lisa Matte

Regional Director, Atlantic · Diabetes Canada

Lisa Matte is Regional Director for the Maritimes at Diabetes Canada.

Diabetes in the Maritimes Budgets Leadership Volunteer Management Business Planning

Sean Wharton

Medical Director · Diabetes Canada

Dr. Wharton is an internal medicine specialist who specializes in the areas of obesity and weight management.

Hypertension Obesity Internal Medicine Ethnicity and Medicine Diabetes

Dr. Thomas Barber

Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Warwick Medical School · University of Warwick

Thomas Barber researches the impact of human metabolism on development of obesity, and prevention and management of obesity and diabetes.

Obesity Management Human Metabolism Metabolism Endocrinology Obesity

Seema Nagpal

Epidemiologist and Senior Leader, Public Policy · Diabetes Canada

Seema Nagpal is an epidemiologist with broad experience in research and policy

Diabetes Epidemiology Strategic Planning Clinical Research Program Evaluation

Prof. Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas

Head of the Service of Geriatrics · Hospital Universitario de Getafe

Expertise in frailty(epidemiology, clinical, biological features), organizations of health care systems, diabetes, and vascular diseases

Physical exercise in older people Frailty Diabetes Health Systems

Dr Duane Mellor

Senior Teaching Fellow, Aston Medical School · Aston University

He is an experienced dietitian, researcher & educator having published over 60 papers in the fields of dietetics, nutrition & food science.

Food Science Dietetics Diabetes Obesity Nutrition

Dr James Brown

Associate Professor in Ageing and Metabolism, ARCHA Director, Associate Dean External Engagament · Aston University

Dr. James Brown is a lecturer in biology and biomedical science and a researcher into obesity, diabetes and healthy ageing.

Breast Cancer Exercise in PCOS Healthy Ageing Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults Type 2 Diabetes in Older Adults