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A Diabetes-Free Society

Executive Board

The DI Executive Board is the internal contingent that will be consulted for DI activities.  The board will assist the Executive Director and Division Directors in making decisions as to DI activities and in making decisions regarding the allocation of DI resources on an annual basis.  The Executive Board will consist of:

Darlene Berryman, PhD, RD, LD, DI Executive Director
Vishwajeet Puri, PhD, DI Director, Basic and Applied Research
Cheryl Howe, PhD, DI Director, Academic and Professional Training
Frank Schwartz, MD, FACE, DI Co-Director, Clinical Care
Karen Bailey, MS, RD, LD, CDE, DI Co-Director, Clinical Care
Carole Merckle, RN, BSN, DTR, CDE, DI Director, Community Outreach
Karie Cook, RN, BSN, DI Director, Grants and Special Projects
Melissa Standley, MEd, DI Director of Operations

Elizabeth Beverly, PhD, Family Medicine, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, DI Investigator Representative
Robert Colvin, PhD, Biological Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences, DI Affiliate Representative
Randy Leite, PhD, Dean, College of Health Sciences and Professions, CHSP Dean Representative
Sonia Najjar, PhD, Associate Dean, Research and Innovation, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, HCOM Dean Representative
Kelly Nottingham, MPH, CHES, Executive Director, Primary Care Research Initiatives, HCOM, Healthcare
Craig Nunemaker, PhD, Biomedical Sciences, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, DI Investigator Representative
Shiyong Wu, PhD, Director, Edison Biotechnology Institute, OU Institute Representative
Jennifer Yoder, MS, RDN, LDN, Food & Nutrition Sciences, Diabetes Certificate Coordinator, CHSP, DI Collaborator Representative
Chance Benner, Medical Student Representative
Brandon Riley, Undergraduate Student RepresentativeRepresentative




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