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David M. Harlan, MD

David is the William and Doris Krupp Professor of Medicine at the UMass School of Medicine, where he also serves as Co-Director of the Diabetes Center of Excellence. He previously served the Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolic Diseases Branch Chief at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). His research has focused on type 1 diabetes mellitus pathogenic mechanisms and testing new treatment approaches. David has received numerous honors, including the U.S. Navy Legion of Merit and the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Researcher of the Year Award. He has held academic medical appointments at University of California, San Diego, Duke University, and Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. David earned his B.S. from the University of Michigan and his M.D. from Duke University where he also completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine and endocrinology. Frustrated by the current dysfunction of the U.S. healthcare delivery system’s ability to actually foster better diabetes health outcomes, he has co-founded a new company (called Stability Health, LLC) focused on providing diabetes expertiseto both patients and their physicians with one goal- improving outcomes in a cost-effective way.