When: May 10, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Baker University Center Ballroom, Ohio University
1 Park Place, Athens, Ohio 45701
What: The Diabetes Summit will launch ground-breaking regional data covering Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Perry, Vinton and Washington counties as well as Wood County, WV. Participants will gain insight into the impact diabetes is having in the region, the influences the Appalachian culture on diabetes, and learn about diabetes best practices in both clinical and community settings.
Who We Are: A collaborative group of research scientists, clinicians, educators, health administrators and students with a common interest in diabetes.
Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for those affected by diabetes and related diseases through innovative basic and translational research, progressive clinical care, education and community outreach.
Our Vision: A Diabetes-Free Society
The unique four arm structure of the Diabetes Institute is organized to ensure maximization of resources, bench to bedside collaboration and initiative development. The four divisions - Basic and Applied Research, Academic and Professional Training, Clinical Care and Community Outreach, work in partnership creating an ideal environment to meet the mission of the Institute.