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A Diabetes-Free Society

Director, Clinical Division


Jay Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
Director, Diabetes Endocrine Center
Director, Diabetes Fellowship Program
Associate Professor of Family Medicine


Dr. Shubrook is an associate professor of family medicine at Ohio University ­Heritage ­College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM). He currently serves as the director of clinical research at OU-HCOM, director of the Diabetes Endocrine Center and program director for the Diabetes Fellowship Program. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he majored in psychology and psychobiology. He completed his medical training at the­ OU-HCOM and his postgraduate training at Firelands Regional Health System in Sandusky, Ohio.

After completing his postdoctoral education, he returned to Athens as both an educator and a practitioner. Dr. Shubrook has held many leadership roles at OU-HCOM, including associate and interim family medicine residency program director and ­adviser ­to the student chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Shubrook's research focuses on the systematic improvement of clinical diabetes management. This includes processes of care, systems-based practice and practice-based learning. He has a particular interest in communities at risk including under-represented groups such as minority populations and the socio-economically disadvantaged. He is also studying the management of significant co-morbid illnesses, their effects on ­the diabetes experience and care. He has partnered with specialty physicians, health psychologists, exercise physiologists, nutritionists and computer engineers on research projects.

Dr. Shubrook's office is located in Grosvenor 320. You can contact him at­­