The American Diabetes Association (ADA), the top voluntary health organization in the U.S., recently announced the four recipients for this year’s Professional Interest Group Awards.
ADA is dedicated to furthering preventing, research, treatment and care for people who have diabetes. The association grants these awards to leaders who provide outstanding examples and work to continue this progress for diabetes patients.
This year’s recipients have made outstanding contributions that positively affect the outcomes and care of people who have diabetes. The professionals will receive their awards at the 76th Scientific Sessions.
The recipients include Elizabeth Walker, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Nicolaas Schaper, Maastricht University Hospital; H. David McIntyre, University of Queensland; and Clay Semekovich, Washington University School of Medicine.
The 76th Scientific Sessions will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, located in New Orleans, on June 10 through 14. It is the biggest scientific meeting dedicated solely to diabetes.
The event will unite over 16,000 attendees. It gives researchers and health care professionals the chance to exchange ideas and advances about diabetes treatment, care and research. The attendees will hear over 2,500 original research lectures about important diabetes topics, all presented by top diabetes experts.
ADA grants four Professional Interest Group Awards