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Vanderbilt Diabetes Day 
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Diabetes Day 2016 Awardees

Daryl K. Granner Scholar in Diabetes Award:
Matthew Bechard, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in Cell & Developmental Biology

Robert K. Hall Service Award:
Greg Poffenberger, senior research specialist in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Vanderbilt Scholar in Diabetes Award:
Nicholas Vierra, graduate student in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Oscar B. Crofford Scholar in Diabetes Award:
Jessica Wilson, M.D., MSCI, clinical fellow in adult Endocrinology


Poster Prize Recipients: 
Bryan Gitschlag (2nd place, graduate student) 
Raymond Pasek (1st place, postdoc) 
Rachana Haliyur (1st place graduate student) 
Matthew Dickerson (2nd place, postdoc)

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Russell Rothman, M.D., M.P.P. 

Rothman Named AACH President-Elect

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Honored at a recent Diabetes symposium were, from left, Jeffrey Bonner, Richard Printz, Ph.D.,
& CDTR's Lindsay Mayberry, Ph.D..
 Dr. Mayberry's researches how technology can be used to assist with medication adherence in patients with type-2 diabetes. 
She is also investigating the role of family support on patient outcomes during the treatment of type-2 diabetes.


Christianne L. Roumie, M.D.
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Consuelo H. Wilkins, M.D., M.S.C.I.
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The Center for Diabetes Translation Research is supported by NIH grant DK092986. 
Please acknowledge this in your publications.