ADA grants eight National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Awards
The association is dedicated to advancing prevention, research, treatment and care for people who have diabetes. The organization recognizes the top leaders who show outstanding leadership and strive to further the prevention, research, treatment and care developments in the diabetes field.
The eight individuals from this year show mentorship, exemplary leadership and more attributes that improve health outcomes and diabetes research for people who have diabetes.
At the event, some of the recipients will give presentations. All of them will receive their awards and recognition from their colleagues.
Recipients include Barbara Kahn, from Harvard Medical School, and Beth Israel, Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, who will receive an Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award; Tamas Horvath, from Yale University School of Medicine, with an Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award; and Gordon Weird, Harvard Medical School and Joslin Diabetes Center, with a Clinical Diabetes Research Award.
Other recipients include Steven Kahn, University of Washington School of Medicine; Sheri Colburg-Ochs, Eastern Virginia Medical School; Mayer Davidson, University of California, L.A.; Yutaka Seino, Kyoto University; and Edward Gregg, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.