Neesha Ramchandani, PNP, CDE
New York University College of Nursing, New York City, New York 

Neesha Ramchandani is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Diabetes. She received an AB in Chemistry with a minor in Psychology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Yale University School of Nursing in New Haven, CT.  She also has a Masters in Medical Sciences from Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA).  She is currently pursuing her PhD from New York University College of Nursing, where she is focusing on using technology to improve both diabetes care and access to care.  Clinically, Neesha believes in empowering patients to do their best with their self-management.  Neesha has a strong interest in both diabetes technology and pediatric diabetes.  She has published many papers on diabetes technology, including the first paper in the literature on insulin pumps from the time of diagnosis of type 1 diabetes without any additional agent and the first paper in the literature on why people do not use glucose sensors.  Additionally, she authored the first paper in the literature on college students with diabetes.  She also spent four years involved in research using the closed loop/artificial pancreas system.  Neesha has presented her work around the world, including in the United States, many countries in Europe, Turkey, South Africa, and Israel.