George L. King, M.D., is the Chief Scientific Officer of Joslin Diabetes Center, Head of the Section on Vascular Biology and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research interests include vascular complications of diabetes, insulin resistance and its effects on diabetic cardiovascular disease. Dr. King is also active in the health affairs of Asian Americans both in Massachusetts and throughout the United States.
William C. Hsu, M.D., is the Medical Director of the Asian Clinic and the co-director of the Asian American Diabetes Initiative at Joslin Diabetes Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His interests include understanding the causes and enhancing the treatment of diabetes in Asian Americans, implementing culturally appropriate care and developing technologies for the care of diabetes.
Language: English, Mandarin, Taiwanese
Om P. Ganda, M.D., is a Senior Physician and Director of the Lipid Clinic at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ganda has authored more than 100 publications. His awards and honors include Capp's Research Scholar Award from Harvard Medical School, RV Sathe Oration Award at the Golden Jubilee of the Association of Physicians of India and the GP Moses Oration Award by the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India.
Sabera T. Shah, M.D., is a senior staff ophthalmologist in the Beetham Eye Institute of the Joslin Diabetes Center and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shah is has participated in numerous national clinical trials on diabetic eye disease and she is a recognized expert in care for diabetic retinopathy and cataract surgery.
Eyiuche Okeke, M.D., is an endocrinologist at Joslin Diabetes Center. She is interested in multicultural diabetes care, specifically the disparities in diabetes care that exist for patients from minority ethnic groups, and ways to develop culturally competent diabetes programs for minority patients.
Greeshma K Shetty, M.D., is an instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and staff clinician at Joslin Clinic and Beth Israel Deaconess. Her interests include Diabetes Technology, Insulin Pump Therapy, and culturally competent diabetes prevention and treatment in the South Asian population.
Zhiheng Henry He, MD, PhD, is a clinical fellow in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism at Joslin Clinic and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is interested in the clinic management of diabetes and the understanding of the distinctive pathophysiology of Diabetes and its related complications in different ethnic populations.
Language: English, Mandarin, Cantonese.
Chihiro Hernandez is AADI’s Communications and Outreach Officer. Chihiro’s work focuses on the development and implementation of creative initiatives to educate individuals about diabetes in the Asian population. Her passion is creating successful programs to inspire the local and international community to work together for diabetes awareness and positive change. Chihiro’s efforts ensure that AADI fosters and maintains opportunities for communications among those interested in or affected by diabetes.
Ka Hei Karen Lau is a Registered Dietitian. As the Nutrition Educator of the Asian Clinic, she provides culturally relevant nutrition care to patients and develops multilingual educational materials. Her interests include helping patients integrate a healthy and enjoyable diet into their diabetes management, exploring the relationship between diet and diabetes, and making nutrition education accessible to the community.
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