Achievements & News

Awards & Distinctions

  • 2020, University of Michigan Host PI, Steno North American Fellowship
  • 2019, Larry D. Soderquist Professor, University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 2019, University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine, Chair’s Award for Impact
  • 2018, Honorary Lectureship International Diabetes Center Rising Stars Program (10th Anniversary), Berlin, Germany
  • 2018-present, Chair, American Diabetes Association Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Interest Group
  • 2018-2020, Member of the Board for the Diabetes Neuropathy Consortium – Peripheral Nerve Society
  • 2017-present, Member of the Steering Committee of the T1D Exchange Clinic Network
  • 2017, Chair, Dean’s Frontier Seminar Series Planning Committee
  • 2017-2019, Chair of University of Michigan Health System – Peking University Health Sciences Center Joint Institute for Translation and Clinical Research Scientific Review Process
  • 2017-present, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Research Grant Review Committee Study Section
  • 2017-2022, Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC) Grants Program Advisory Council
  • 2016, Chair, Neurodiab/EASD Annual Meeting
  • 2015-present, Chair, Research Committee of the DCCT/EDIC study
  • 2015, "Excellence in Study Recruitment" for the Preventing Early Renal Loss in Type 1 Diabetes (PERL) Trial by the PERL Executive Committee and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases
  • 2014, Honorary Member of NEURODIAB - Society for Diabetic Neuropathy
  • 2014, Diabetes Honoris Causa awarded by the Romanian Society of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
  • 2013, Honorary Member Romanian Society of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases
  • 2013-2015, American Diabetes Association’s Clinical Practice Committee
  • 2011, University of Michigan League of Research Excellence Award
  • 2005, University of Michigan Clinical Science Scholar Award
  • 2001, American Diabetes Association, Endocrinology Fellow of Excellence Award
  • 1995, Fulbright Award

Appointments

  • 2019, Named Vice Chair for Clinical Research, University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 2019, Named Director of Clinical Research, Mentoring and Development, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute, University of Michigan
  • 2016, Named Associate Chair for Clinical Research, University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 2015, Promoted to Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes
  • 2011, Promoted with tenure to Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Membership on Editorial Boards

  • 2014-present, Member of the Editorial Board and Section Editor of Current Diabetes Reports
  • 2012–present, Member of the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Endocrinology
  • 2012–present, Member of the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Diabetes
  • 2012–present, Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
  • 2006–present, Member of the Editorial Board of Review of Endocrinology
  • 2006–present, Member of the Editorial Board of Experimental Diabetes Research

Editorial Positions

  • 2016-present, Associate Editor, Diabetes
  • 2015-present, Associate Editor, Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications
  • 2014-present, Section Editor, Current Diabetes Reports

Membership on Committees

  • 2019, Member of the NIH ZDK1 GRB-N (O1) 1 Study Section – Special Emphasis on Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Coordinating Center and Clinical Network Hub (U01)
  • 2017-present, Chair of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Research Grant Review Committee (RGRC)
  • 2017, Member of the NIH ZRG1 IMM-M (02) NIDDK Study Section – Member Conflict: Immune Dysfunctions and Pathologies
  • 2016, Member of the Review Committee of the MICHR PTSP Pilot Grant Program
  • 2014-present, Full Member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Research Grant Review Committee (RGRC)
  • 2014, Member of the JDRF Canadian Clinical Trial Network (CCTN) Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Clinical Translation in Type 1 Diabetes Grant Review
  • 2014, Member of the NIH ZDK1GRB-S (O2) NIDDK Study Section -Special Emphasis Panel NIDDK
  • 2013–2015, American Diabetes Association’s Clinical Practice Committee
  • 2013, Member of the NIH ZDK1 GRB-J J3 Study Section-Special Emphasis Panel for the NIDDK Multi-Center Clinical Study Implementation Planning Grants (U34)
  • 2013, Member of the JDRF Evaluation Committee of REMOVAL Clinical Trial
  • 2012–2014, American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions Meeting Planning Committee
  • 2010–2013, Member of the Complications Therapies Strategic Research Committee of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • 2010, Member of the University of Michigan Peer-Review Committee on the Peking University Clinical Research Program as part of the University of Michigan and Peking University Research Initiative
  • 2008, Member of the Special Peer Review Committees on diabetes complications of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • 2008, Member of the July 2008 Peer Review Committees of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Study Section - Complications
  • 2004–2005, Member of the Peer Review Committees of the American Heart Association

Ad-Hoc Journal Reviews

  • 2014-present, Reviewer for The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
  • 2013-present, Reviewer for Circulation
  • 2013-present, Reviewer for British Medical Journal (BMJ)
  • 2013, Reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 2012–present, Reviewer for The Journal of American College of Cardiology
  • 2012-2015, Reviewer for Diabetes and Its Complications
  • 2011–present, Reviewer for Diabetes Care
  • 2011–present, Reviewer for Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics
  • 2011, Reviewer for The Journal of Autonomic Nervous System
  • 2010–present, Reviewer for Diabetic Medicine
  • 2008, Reviewer for The Journal of Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases
  • 2007–present, Reviewer for Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System
  • 2007–present, Reviewer for Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • 2006–present, Reviewer for the Diabetes Metabolism Clinical Practice
  • 2005–present, Reviewer for Diabetes/Metabolism/Research/Review
  • 2004-present, Reviewer for manuscripts for the “Antioxidant & Redox Signaling”

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