2015 WORLD DIABETES DAY Symposium, Expo & Luncheon

North Texas American Diabetes Association Invites you to attend 2015 WORLD DIABETES DAY Symposium, Expo & Luncheon on Thursday, November 12, 2015

We will present our 2015 J. Denis McGarry Awards 

Scientific/Community Dr. Ernie Fernandez

Corporate Trinity Industries


2015 Luskey Lifetime Achievement Award

Joan Colgin and Margaret Jarvis


2015 Jim West Living Ambassador Award

Don Muchow

Alysheba Room

Lone Star Park,

Grand Prairie, TX


Symposium Speakers

Noel Santini, MD, President, American Diabetes Association, 2015 DFW Leadership Board and Medical Director, Adult Medicine and Geriatrics Parkland Health and Hospital Systems.  Facilitator

Luigi Meneghini, MD, MBA, Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Endocrinology and Executive Director of the Parkland Health and Hospital System Global Diabetes Program.  Topic: The Diabetes of North Texas State of the Union

Kellie Rodriguez, MSN, CDE, Director of Diabetes Education & Community Engagement Global Diabetes Program at Parkland Health and Hospital System.  Topic: Leading Diabetes Health in our community with Parkland Health System’s Global Diabetes Program

Paul Hain, MD, Chief Medical Officer of North Texas for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.  Topic:  Bridges to Excellence: Bridging the Gaps in Diabetic Care

Georgi Roberts, Director of Health and Physical Education Fort Worth Independent School District.  Topic: Blue Zone Education Successes in the School System

Mayor Betsy Price, Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas.  Mayor Price  spearheaded Fort Worth’s initiative to promote a healthy, active city and become the nation’s first major Blue Zone City.  Topic: Fort Worth’s Blue Zone Initiative


Luncheon Speakers

Carrie Camin, Assistant Vice President Wellness, Methodist Health System.  Topic: Care Management: Changing the Course of Diabetes 

Rita White-Ross, Health Care Advisor, City of Garland.

Topic: Wellness Program Successes through Supporter Partnerships

Symposium & Luncheon $50.00

Register at www.diabetes.org/ntwdd



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