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UPMC Physicians and Researchers Present at American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions

June 18, 2018

The American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions (ADA) will be held June 22-26 in Orlando, FL.

This annual meeting gathers nearly 13,000 physicians, scientists, and health care professionals from around the world. The conference is an opportunity for professionals to discuss cutting-edge research, treatment recommendations, and advances toward a cure for diabetes. UPMC physicians and researchers will be represented with presentations, poster sessions, awards, and abstracts.

Invited speakers include Silva Arslanian, MD, Linda Siminerio, RN, PhD, Maisa Feghali, MD, Anita Courcoulas, MD, Elizabeth Venditti, PhD, Yoel Sadovski, MD, Dorothy J. Becker, MD, Ingrid Libman DeGordon, MD, Mohamed Saleh, MD, and Christine March, MD. 

Oral presentations include Jodi Krall PhD, Joon Kim, PhD, Silva Arslanian, MD, and Kara Hughan, MD

Posters include Hira Ali, MD & Erin Kershaw, MD; Archana Bandi, MD & Neha Karajgikar, MD; Karla Detoya, MD, David Rometo, MD; Linda Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE & Jodi Krall, PhD; Joon Kim, PhD & Silva Arslanian, MD; Sann Yu Mon, MD & Sulman Hashmi, MD; Janya Swami, MD, Amy Donihi, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, Linda Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE, Esra Karslioglu French, MD, Kristin Delisi, CRNP, Deborah Hlasnik, CRNP, Neeti Patel, MD, Mary Korytkowski, MD, and Hebatullah M Ismail, MBBCh, MSc, PhD.

The Young Investigator Travel Grant Award recipient is Heba M. Ismail, MB, BCh, MSc, PhD. Dr. Ismail is the clinical director of the Diabetes Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She is also an assistant professor of pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes mellitus at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. 
Click here to learn more about these presenters and view a complete schedule.