Francine Kaufman, MD
Senseonics, Germantown, Maryland, USA
Francine R. Kaufman, M.D. is the Chief Medical Officer of Senseonics, Inc. and a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Communications at the Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California. Previously, she was the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Global Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs at Medtronic Diabetes from 2009-2019. She is an attending physician at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, where she served as Director of the Comprehensive Childhood Diabetes Center, and head of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. She has authored over 280 peer-reviewed and invited articles, and numerous books and book chapters, including Diabesity (Bantam, 2005), The Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes (American Diabetes Association, 2008), The Insulin Pump and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Book: For Patients, Parents and Caregivers (American Diabetes Association, 2017) and Rhythms (a novel) (CKI Publisher, 2015). Dr. Kaufman was national president of the American Diabetes Association from 2002-2003 and elected to the National Association of Medicine in 2005. She has been the medical director of diabetes camps in Southern California, Ecuador and Haiti for over 30 years.