Advancing New Frontiers for Professionals

Contemporary and Emerging Developments in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes

Friday, April 27th, 2018

8:00 am – 4:45 pm

The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida

Building B, 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter, Florida 33458


2018 Education Symposium Speakers

Topics Will Include:

  • 2018 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
  • The Current State of Diabetes In Palm Beach County: The Diabetes Coalition’s Community Impact
  • The Connection Between Diabetes and Other Medical Conditions and Health Outcomes
  • Effects of Diet and Nutrition on Insulin and Diabetes
  • Impact of Cutting-Edge Research, Technologies, and Treatment Strategies on Diabetes Prevention and Care
  • Advances in Pharmacological Solutions in Diabetes Management

Featured Speakers

Setting the Stage Speaker

Paul Aoun, DO, PhD
Clinical Endocrinologist
Palm Beach Diabetes and Endocrine Specialists

Keynote Speaker

Joseph Ricotta, MD
Regional Medical Director Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Tenet Florida Heart and Vascular Network

Rahul Aggarwal, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist
Tenet Florida Physician Services

Sarah Alameddine, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Informatics
Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research CCHIR, College of Pharmacy
Nova Southeastern University

Michelle Goble, RN, Nurse Manager
Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Florida

Barbara H. Jacobowitz, MS in Public Health
Health Services Administration University Department Chair, Keiser University

Theresa (Tess) Lambert, PMHCNS/NP-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist/Nurse Practitioner in Adult Psychiatry

Andrea Levin, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy
Nova Southeastern University

Patricia McDonald, PhD
Associate Scientific Director, Transitional Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
SCRIPPS Research Institute Florida

Ainhoa Nieto, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Department of Molecular Medicine
SCRIPPS Research Institute Florida