clinical update conference 2024

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Committee Members

Thank you to the 2024 Clinical Update Conference Planning Committee who develop, plan, and approve the educational content for the conference to meet the needs of the Association’s diverse membership and constituencies. This team provides the leadership necessary to ensure the content exceeds the quality criteria set forth by the ADA.

John E. Anderson, MD

Internal Medicine Diabetologist
The First Clinic
Nashville, TN

Mandeep Bajaj, MBBS

Professor of Medicine and Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Barbara Eichorst, MS, RD, CDCES (STAFF)

Vice President, Health Care Programs
American Diabetes Association

Otis W. Kirksey, PharmD, CDCES, BC-ADM

Director of Pharmacy Services
Neighborhood Medical Center
Tallahassee, FL

Rozalina McCoy, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Juan Pablo Pesqueira, MD

Family Medicine Resident Physician
Emanate Health
West Covina, CA

Kevin Peterson, MD, MPH, FRCS(Ed), FAFFP (STAFF)

Vice President, Primary Care
American Diabetes Association

Betsy Rodriguez, BSN, MSN, DCES, FADCES

Senior Public Health Advisor
CDC Division of Diabetes
Atlanta, GA


Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

Ellie Strock, ANP-BC, CDCES, FAANP

Consultant, Digital Health and Diabetes
Minneapolis, MN

Patti Urbanski, MEd, RD, LD, CDCES, FADCES

Diabetes Staff Development Coordinator
St. Luke’s Hospital
Duluth, MN