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2023 DCRMI Task Force 

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Yehuda Handelsman

MD, MACE, FACP, FNLA, FASPC, FAHA

Medical Director & Principal Investigator, The Metabolic Institute of America Chair Scientific Advisory board, DCMi- Diabetes, CardioRenal & Metabolism Institute Chair & Program Director, HiD- Heart in Diabetes / WCIRDC World Congress on IR, DM & CVD

Tarzana, California

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John Anderson

MD

Internal Medicine Specialist, The Frist Clinic At TriStar Centennial Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Nashville, Tennesse, USA

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George L. Bakris

MA, MD

Professor of Medicine Director, AHA Comprehensive Hypertension Center University of Chicago Medicine Chicago, Illinois

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Christie M. Ballantyne

MD, FACP, FACC

Chief, Sections of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Genetics and Physiology
Director, Center for Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

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Deepak L. Bhatt

MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FESC, MSCAI

Director of Mount Sinai Heart
Dr. Valentin Fuster Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

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Zachary T. Bloomgarden

MD, MACE

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Editor, The Journal of Diabetes New York, New York

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Biykem Bozkurt

MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FACP

The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair in Cardiology and Professor of Medicine Senior Dean of Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research Associate Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute Vice-Chair of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Editor-in-Chief, JACC: Heart Failure Houston, Texas

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Matthew J. Budoff

MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology, Lundquist Institute Program Director of Cardiac CT, Division of Cardiology Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Torrance, California

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Javed Butler

MD, MPH, MBA

Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center President, Baylor Scott and White Research Institute Senior Vice President, Baylor Scott and White Health Dallas, Texas Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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David Cherney

MD CM, PhD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto Clinician Scientist, Division of Nephrology, University Health Network Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute Director, Renal Physiology Laboratory, University Health Network Toronto, Ontario

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Ralph A. DeFronzo

MD

Professor of Medicine Chief, Diabetes Division The University of Texas Health Science Center Deputy Director, Texas Diabetes Institute San Antonio, Texas

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Stefano Del Prato

MD

President, European Diabetes Forum Retired Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism University of Pisa, School of Medicine Chief, Section of Diabetes, University Hospital of Pisa Affiliated Professor of Medicine, Sant’ Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the World Diabetes Congress in Dubai Pisa, Italy

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Robert H. Eckel

MD, FAHA, FACC

Professor of Medicine, Emeritus Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Division of Cardiology Charles A. Boettcher II Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis, Emeritus University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Past President, American Heart Association President of Science and Medicine, American Diabetes Association Aurora, Colorado

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Gerasimos Filippatos

MD, DrHC, FESC, FHFA, FHFSA

Director of the HF Unit, Attikon University Hospital, Chair of the Department of Cardiology, Athens University Hospital Director of the Heart Failure and Cardioncology Units, Athens University Hospital Athens, Greece

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Gregg C. Fonarow

MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program Interim Chief, UCLA Division of Cardiology David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles, California

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Vivian A. Fonseca

 MD, FRCP

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Assistant Dean for Clinical Research Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes Chief, Section of Endocrinology, Tulane University Medical Center Past President, American Diabetes Association, Science and Medicine Board of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Board of Trustees, American College of Endocrinology New Orleans, Louisiana

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W. Timothy Garvey

 MD

Butterworth Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Chair, Department of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Director, UAB Diabetes Research Center Professions Senior Scientist, UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers Investigator and Staff Physician, Birmingham VA Medical Center University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama

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Gerasimos Filippatos

MD, DrHC, FESC, FHFA, FHFSA

Director of the HF Unit, Attikon University Hospital, Chair of the Department of Cardiology, Athens University Hospital Director of the Heart Failure and Cardioncology Units, Athens University Hospital Athens, Greece

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Peter J. Grant

MD, FRCP, FMedSci

Professor of Medicine and Diabetologist, Honorary Consultant Physician, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Division of Cardiovascular & Diabetes Research University of Leeds Leeds, United Kingdom

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Jennifer B. Green

MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology Duke University Medical Center Duke Clinical Research Institute Durham, North Carolina

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Stephen J. Greene, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Duke Clinical Research Institute Duke University School of Medicine Durham, North Carolina

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Per-Henrik Groop

MD, DMSc, FRCPE

Professor of Internal Medicine (Chair), University of Helsinki Chief Physician, The Abdominal Center Nephrology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital Principal Investigator, The Finnish Diabetic Nephropathy (FinnDiane) Helsinki, Finland

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George Grunberger MD, FACP, MACE

Chairman, Grunberger Diabetes Institute Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics Wayne State University School of Medicine Professor, Internal Medicine Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Visiting Professor, Internal Medicine First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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Ania M. Jastreboff

 MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) & Pediatrics (Pediatric Endocrinology) Yale University School of Medicine Director, Yale Obesity Research Center (Y-Weight) Co-Director, Yale Center for Weight Management Board of Directors, American Board of Obesity Medicine New Haven, Connecticut

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Paul S. Jellinger

 MD, MACE

Professor of Clinical Medicine Voluntary Faculty University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine The Center for Diabetes & Endocrine Care Past President, AACE & ACE Hollywood, Florida

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Kamlesh Khunti

MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCGP, FMedSci

Professor of Primary Care Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, University of Leicester, UK. Co-Director, Leicester Diabetes Centre Director of Applied Research Collaborations East Midlands, UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Director of Centre for Ethnic Health Research, UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Director of The Real World Evidence Unit, UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Honorary Visiting Professorial Fellow with Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne. Melbourne, United Kingdom

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Samuel Klein

MD

Director, Center for Human Nutrition Chief Scientific Officer, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Washington University School of Medicine

Saint Louis, Missouri

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Mikhail N. Kosiborod MD, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Kansas City, Missouri

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Pamela R. Kushner

MD, FAAFP

Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of California at Irvine Director, Kushner Wellness in Los Alamitos, 

Irvine, California

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Lawrence A. Leiter

MDCM, FRCPC, FACP, FACE, FAHA

Professor, Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto Director, Lipid Clinic, St. Michael’s Hospital Associate Director, Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute Toronto, Canada

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Norman E. Lepor

 MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI

Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Attending Cardiologist, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Co-director, Cardiovascular Imaging, Westside Medical Imaging Director of Clinical Research, Westside Medical Associates Past President, California Chapter, American College of Cardiology Los Angeles, California

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Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc, PhD h.c. mult.

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Boston VA Healthcare System Director of Human Nutrition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Editor-in-Chief, Metabolism, Clinical & Experimental Boston, Massachusetts

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Nikolaus Marx

MD, FESC, FAHA

Director of Medical Clinic I - Cardiology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Care Medicine University Hospital RWTH Aachen Professor of Medicine - Cardiology, Internal Medicine and General Medicine RWTH Aachen University Aachen, Germany

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Chantal Matthieu

MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Program Director of Biomedical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Chair of Endocrinology at the University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven Senior Vice President, EASD Chair of Postgraduate Education, EASD

Leuven, Belgium

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Christian W. Mende

MD, FACP, FACN, FASN, FASH

Clinical Professor of Medicine University of California San Diego La Jolla, California

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Erin D. Michos

MD, MHS, FAHA, FACC, FASE, FASPC

Director of Women Cardiovascular Health Research Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Co-Director, IMPACT Center at JHU (Improving Participation Among Diverse Populations in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials) Co-Editor in Chief, American Journal of Preventive Cardiology Baltimore, Maryland

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Javier Morales

MD,FACP, FACE

Associate Professor of Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University Vice President, Advanced Internal Medicine Group Hempstead, New York

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Jorge Plutzky

MD

Director, The Vascular Disease Prevention Program Director, Preventive Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital Associate Professor,

Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts

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Kausik Ray

 BSc(hons), MBChB, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FRCP (Lon), FRCP (Ed), FACC, FESC, FAHA

Professor of Public Health/Consultant Cardiologist Deputy Director of The Imperial Clinical Trials Unit Head of Commercial Trials Department of Public Health and Primary Care School of Public Health, Imperial College Chief Clinical Officer and Head of Trials – Discover Now NIHR ARC National Lead of Cardiovascular Disease EAS President Elect London, United Kingdom

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Peter Rossing, MD, DMSc

Professor Department of Clinical Medicine University of Copenhagen Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen Herlev, Denmark

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Naveed Sattar

PhD, FRCP, FRCPath,

FRSE, FMedSci

Professor of Metabolic Medicine, University of Glasgow Honorary Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary Glasgow,

United Kingdom

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Peter Schwartz

MD

Professor of Internal Medicine, Technical University Dresden, Department of Endocrinopathies and Metabolic Diseases. Scientific Secretary, The European DE-PLAN Project Group Dresden, Germany

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Eberhard Standl

PhD

Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology and Angiology, The Munich Diabetes Research Group Past Director of the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Academic Hospital Munich-Schwabing Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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P. Gabriel Steg

 MD, FESC, FACC

Professor of Cardiology, Université Paris Cité Chief, Department of Cardiology, Hôpital Bichat Vice President (of research) of the board, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London, UK Director of the “Clinical Research in Atherothrombosis” Research Team, INSERM Unit U1148

Paris, France

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Lale Tokgozoglu

 MD, FACC, FESC

Past-President, European Atherosclerosis Society Professor of Cardiology Hacettepe University Ankara-Turkey

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Jaakko Tuomilehto

MD, PhD, FRCP, FESC

Professor of Public Health, University of Helsinki Past Chief Scientific Officer, Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait

Helsinki, Finland

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Guillermo E. Umpierrez

MD

Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Grady Memorial Hospital Director of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Section, Grady Memorial Hospital Chief of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Grady Health Systems Editor-in-Chief, American Diabetes Association Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders, 6th Edition Textbook (Green Book) Editor-in-Chief, BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care (ADA and BMJ Collaborative project) Atlanta, Georgia

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Paul Elie Valensi

MD

Professor of Nutrition, Sorbonne Paris Nord University Former Head of the Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition Unit, Jean Verdier Hospital Co-Chair, Centre Intégré Nord Francilien Obésité Adultes et Enfants (CINFO)

Villetaneuse, France

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Matthew R. Weir

MD

Professor and Chief Division of Nephrology Department of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland

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John Wilding

DM, FRCP

Clinical Research into Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Liverpool Council Member, Royal College of Physicians Chairs the UK National Clinical Research Network Metabolic Chairs Endocrine Speciality Group Liverpool,

England, United Kingdom

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Eugene E. Wright, Jr.

MD

Consulting Associate in Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Consulting Associate in Department of Medicine, Duke University Clinical Associate Professor, Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM) Member of the Planning Committee, The Clinical Conference of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Member, The Primary Care Interest Group of the (ADA)

Durham, North Carolina

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