Rodica Pop Busui, MD, PhD
University of Michigan

Rodica Busui, MD, PhD is the Larry D. Soderquist Professor of Diabetes, Vice Chair Clinical  and Health Outcomes Research Department of Internal Medicine, Director Clinical Research Caswell Diabetes Institute at the University of Michigan, and an international leader in the field of diabetes and diabetes complications. Her research interests involve chronic complications of diabetes, including diabetic neuropathy, diabetic foot complications, diabetic kidney disease, heart failure, cardiovascular disease, as well as use of novel technologies for diabetes management.  She has been PI and member of the Steering Committee in many landmark diabetes clinical trials funded by NIH or Pharma including: ACCORD , DCCT/EDIC,  PERL, BARI- 2D, GRADE, DEVOTE, REPLACE-BG, WISDM, MOBILE. She also designed and leads several investigator-initiated studies to unveil disease modifying agents for diabetic complications, and on the use of diabetes technologies to improve patients’ outcomes and diabetes care delivery funded by NIDDK and Pharma. She is the Chair of the Steering Committee of the NIDDK Diabetes Foot Consortium. Dr. Busui has published more than 275 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters, and received awards from the Fulbright Foundation, American Diabetes Association, Romanian Diabetes Society, the University of Michigan. She has been an elected member of the ADA Clinical Practice Committee, chaired the 2017 ADA Position Statement on Diabetic Neuropathy, the ADA Scientific Research Review Clinical, the ADA Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Interest Group, and the ADA/ACC Heart Failure in Diabetes Consensus. Dr Busui is the President for Medicine and Science of the American Diabetes Association.