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Satish K. Garg is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Adult Clinic of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes of the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. His research interests include the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic tools related to clinical diabetes management that include new insulin analogs and glucose sensors, artificial pancreas studies, in subjects with type1 diabetes, and evaluating accuracy of meters at high altitude, alternate ways to deliver insulin, adjunctive therapies for T1D etc. Dr. Garg received a medical degree in medicine at Punjab University in Ludhiana, India, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine at Christian Medical College and Hospital. He completed fellowships in adult endocrinology and diabetes at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India, and in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the University Of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology and diabetes. Dr. Garg is the Editor in chief of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics Journal and Chair of the planning committee for Clinical Therapeutics and New Technology area for 2007 and 2008 Annual American Diabetes Associations meetings. He is the director of ATDC Keystone Diabetes conference since 2005. He is a member of the many Endocrine and Diabetes Societies such as: International Diabetes Federation, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society of India, and the European Association of Study for Diabetes, the Regional Pediatric Endocrine Society of Colorado, the Research Society for Study of Diabetes Mellitus, and numerous other professional societies in both the United States and India. He is an international lecturer and speaker, and has published many chapters in the books, on the editorial boards for many of the diabetes journals globally and has published more than 270 original manuscripts in peer-review journals.
Lois Donovan MD FRCPC is an Endocrinologist and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, Cummings School of Medicine. She is also the Medical Director of Diabetes in Pregnancy Calgary Zone for the Alberta Health Services, in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
J. Hans DeVries obtained board licenses in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His PhD thesis (2003) was entitled ‘Subcutaneous and Intraperitoneal Insulin Delivery in Type 1 Diabetes’. Thereafter he became lecturer and consultant in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, where he was appointed Principal Investigator in 2010 and Professor of Diabetes Medicine in 2016. He was awarded the Diabetes Technology Society’s Artificial Pancreas Research Award in 2012 and a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) in 2013. Mostly together with his PhD students, he actively publishes in the field of clinical diabetes with now some 200 publications in PubMed. He is a frequently invited speaker at international diabetes meetings, International Associate Editor of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics and an editorial board member of Diabetes Care. Among his research interests are insulin and glp-1 therapies, continuous glucose monitoring, the artificial pancreas, glucose variability, pregnancy in diabetes and glycaemia in hospitalized patients.
Dr. Rosa Corcoy graduated in Medicine at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Her PhD thesis was entitled “Intensive therapy in 822 women with gestational diabetes mellitus”. She is currently the Director of the Diabetes Unit at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona and Aggregate Professor of the Department of Medicine of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She is a clinical endocrinologist and her research is mainly focused in endocrinological conditions & pregnancy and Type 1 diabetes mellitus. She is author or co-author currently 127 publications in PubMed and 40 book chapters. She has received several awards, among them the José Luis Rodriguez Miñón (Sociedad Española de Diabetes) in 2010 and the Jorgen Pedersen Award (Diabetic Pregnancy Study Group-EASD) in 2012.
Stephanie Amiel is the RD Lawrence Professor of Diabetic Medicine at King’s College London and Honorary Consultant Physician to the Diabetes Services at King’s College Hospital. She trained in medicine at Guy’s Hospital, London, and started her research career at Yale, developing during both experiences her current clinical and research interests in the management of type 1 diabetes. She took up her present post in 1995. At King’s, she has developed clinical services for intensive insulin therapy, hypoglycaemia prevention including islet transplantation and diabetic pregnancy services. She is an authority on the mechanisms of awareness in hypoglycaemia, including the problems of impaired awareness during intensive diabetes therapies and has worked extensively on methods of recovery of awareness including the development of the UK’s lead type 1 diabetes adult education programme, Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating, DAFNE; the use of technologies such as insulin pumps and glucose sensors and most recently the use of psychologically-enhanced interventions, based on her neuroimaging research. Her research has been funded by the UK’s MRC, the Wellcome Trust, Diabetes UK, NIHR and the JDRF. She chaired the NICE Guideline Development Group reviewing the diagnosis and management of adults with type 1 diabetes, published in 2015, She has been awarded several honours including being the Diabetes UK’s Banting Lecturer in 2013; the Clinical Science Award Lecturer, World Diabetes Congress, International Diabetes Federation, in 2015 and the Somogyi Award Lecturer for the Hungarian Diabetes Association in 2016.
Allison Bryant Mantha MD MPH received degrees in biology, public health and medicine from Harvard University, where she also completed training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellowships in Maternal/Fetal Medicine and Minority Health Policy. She was a member of the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco from 2005 to 2010 and served on the advisory board of California’s Black Infant Health Program and the San Francisco Department of Health Women’s Health Advisory Board. She returned to Massachusetts General Hospital in 2010 where she is now the Vice Chair for Quality, Equity and Safety in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She currently serves as a member of several regional and national efforts such as the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Perinatal Advisory Committee and Maternal Mortality Review Committees and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine’s Disparities and Workforce Diversity Task Force. Her research explores disparities in obstetric care and outcomes in low-income and minority women, with emphasis on healthcare use between pregnancies and on birth spacing.