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Well Aware Series

ABOUT THE SERIES

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Medicine has created an informational series to connect experts with our patients, donors and friends. This is an opportunity to engage with a panel of speakers — anchored by Michigan Medicine leadership — who bring research, experience and recommendations on today’s topics relevant to improving the health of people here and around the globe.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Diabetes Care and Research in the Era of COVID-19

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm

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Join us for the November Well Aware webinar, where our experts will discuss diabetes care and research in the era of COVID-19, as well as the university-wide research being led by the new Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute at Michigan Medicine.

This virtual event will be hosted on Zoom. Please register and submit questions in advance using the link below by November 11. Registered attendees will receive details about accessing the discussion the morning of the event.

Speakers:

Charles Burant, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism
Professor of Internal Medicine and of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Director, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute

Elizabeth Caswell
Volunteer and Advocate
Member, JDRF International Board of Directors
Vice Chair, JDRF Research Committee

Martin G. Myers Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Marilyn H. Vincent Professor of Diabetes Research
Director, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute
Director, Michigan Diabetes Research Center
Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Joyce Lee, M.D., MPH
Robert P. Kelch, M.D., Research Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Associate Director for Informatics and Clinical Research Innovation, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute

Rodica Pop-Busui, M.D., Ph.D.
Larry D. Soderquist Professor
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Director for Clinical Research, Mentoring, and Development, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute
Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine

Scott Soleimanpour, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Director for Type 1 Diabetes Basic Research and Enrichment Programs, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute
Director, Diabetes Transition Program