Eda Cengiz, MD, MHS, FAAP
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Eda Cengiz is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, Benioff UCSF Professor in Children’s Health and Director of the UCSF Pediatric Diabetes Program.
Dr. Cengiz has spearheaded diabetes-related clinical studies focusing on methods to accelerate insulin action, diabetes technology, and closed-loop systems. She is a member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Initiative to Advance Pediatric Therapeutics Diabetes Core Group and served as an elected Advisory Board Member for the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD). Dr. Cengiz collaborates with pediatric diabetologists abroad and oversees multinational projects in diabetes research and management to promote the wellbeing of children with diabetes.
Dr. Cengiz is a world-renowned scholar, who has received numerous distinguished awards from premier academic institutions, including the Rosalind Franklin Society Special Award in Science, the Yale Clinical Center for Investigation Scholar Award, the Brown University W. Alpert Medical School Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Yale School of Medicine Mae Gailani, MD, Faculty Teaching Award. She has been the institutional Principal Investigator of various diabetes-related clinical trials and has been awarded numerous research grants to conduct investigator-initiated studies. She has developed novel evidence-based guidelines for diabetes management and has served as keynote speaker for multiple scientific conferences domestically and abroad.