The Department of Medicine Diversity Council and the School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Cultural Competence are thrilled to announce the visit of Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack as the 13th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity. Dr. Dagogo-Jack is president of Medicine and Science for the American Diabetes Association and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is an internationally recognized expert on the pathophysiology of diabetes, its prevention and clinical care.
Dr. Dagogo-Jack will be the Medical Grand Rounds Speaker on Friday, May 13 at 8 a.m. in Hurd Hall, presenting “Novel Insights into Prediabetes.”
He will also speak at the Bayview and Osler Housestaff conferences on Thursday, May 12.
Additional key events planned for Dr. Dagogo-Jack’s visit include a diabetes community forum on Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. entitled “Living Well with Diabetes,” featuring Dr. Dagogo-Jack, pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Kristin Arcara, dietician Maureen Seel, and nurse educator Erica Hall, moderated by Dr. Renee Blanding, vice president for Medical Affairs. See the event flyer →
Dr. Dagogo-Jack will also take part in a forum for Baltimore high school students at Dunbar High School on “Career Pathways in Science and Medicine” also featuring Meredid Caves, NP, Dr. Lucio Gama, Edward McKay and Dr. Linda Mobula, and moderated by Dr. Sabra Lewsey.
Cosponsors for Dr. Dagogo-Jack’s visit include the Office of the Provost, the Brancati Center and the American Diabetes Association.