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  • Dr. Saudek

    Dr. Saudek graduated from Harvard College and Cornell University Medical College, training in metabolism at Boston City Hospital, Harvard Unit, followed by a fellowship in metabolism at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Saudek joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he is currently the Hugh P. McCormick Family Professor of Medicine,

    Director of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center and Program Director of the General Clinical Research Center. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Saudek teaches students at all levels. He sees patients regularly, and lectures on various aspects of diabetes. He founded the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center, a patient education program, and authored The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes: for Today and Tomorrow (JHU Press). His research has focused on the development of the implantable insulin pump. He is principal investigator of the Hopkins center for the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), and of a Training Grant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, and other research grants. The NIH has continuously funded Dr. Saudek since 1975.

    Dr. Saudek has been active in professional organizations, and was President of the American Diabetes Association in 2001-2, and named Outstanding Clinician in Diabetes by the ADA in 1990. He visited the Department on January 2007.

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