Laurel Messer, RN, MPH, CCRP, CDE
University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado

Laurel Messer, RN, MPH, CCRP, CDE is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Senior Instructor at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is currently the manager of Pediatric Artificial Pancreas Research at the BDC, conducting numerous clinical research studies per year related to diabetes technology and innovation. The Pediatric AP team consists of 5 clinical investigator and 7 staff members, and works on federal, non-profit, and industry grants and projects. Laurel received her BSN from Quinnipiac University, her MPH from the Colorado School of Public Health, and has been a Certified Clinical Research Professional for 14 years and a Certified Diabetes Educator for 10 years. She is currently pursuing her PhD in nursing with a focus on diabetes education and technology.