Visitors: Who's Been Coming
Motivational speakers who spoke to staff and patients:
Saul Zuckman came to speak about his experience living with type 2 diabetes and bicycling across the country with Team Type 2. "I respect my disease but no longer fear it."
Mark Atkinson PhD, a Professor from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Co-Director of the Diabetes Center of Excellence, and the American Diabetes Association Eminent Scholar for Diabetes Research, visited Joslin for the day to meet with Joslin scientists, consider collaborations, and lecture on the role of individual and environmental factors that may lead to the development of Type 1 Diabetes.
Visitors who came to Joslin to learn:
Roos Joosten, a medical student from the Netherlands, studied diabetes care in schools
Jeannie Berg, a Certified Diabetes Educator, came from South Africa to Joslin to learn about diabetes management in the United States.
May - August 2011
Monica Diaz, a medical student from SUNY Downstate, was at Joslin from June to August studying BMI in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes.
With the Endocrine Society meeting in Boston this year, some providers were able to visit with old friends from all over the world. Dr. Veronica Mericq from Santiago Chile spent one morning in the clinic. She commented that she “always learns something new when she comes to Joslin.”
October 2010-April 2011
Maya Boot, a student from the Netherlands, studied affect and social context of teenagers with type 1 diabetes.
Page last updated: April 23, 2014