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Roy Beck, MD, PhD
Jaeb Center for Health Research

Roy W. Beck, MD, PhD, Executive Director of the Jaeb Center for Health Research, is a physician and epidemiologist with more than 30 years’ experience directing and coordinating multi-center clinical trials. He has an A.B. degree from Brown University, M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and Ph.D. degree in epidemiology from the University of South Florida. In the midst of his more than 30 years’ research experience, type 1 diabetes became a major focus of his research after one of his children developed T1D. During the last 18 years, he has directed the coordinating center for the NIH-funded Diabetes Research in Children Network(DirecNet), the JDRF Continuous Glucose Monitoring trials, the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project, the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium, the T1D Exchange Registry and Clinical Research Network, and numerous other studies in diabetes. Currently, continuous glucose monitoring and artificial pancreas studies are a major focus of his studies. Dr. Beck has been an author or co-author of more than 400 manuscripts in scientific journals.