Mark A. Clements, MD, PhD, CPI, FAAP
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri

Dr Mark Clements, MD PhD is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (USA), and Pediatric Endocrinologist at Children’s Mercy Hospital. He has dedicated his career to type 1 diabetes research. He holds the Rick and Cathy Baier family endowed chair in endocrinology, and has been supported by 7 grants from the National institutes of health, as well as grants from the Helmsley charitable Trust and JDRF. He has authored or co-authored >100 manuscripts and formerly the Pediatric Chair of the national T1D Exchange Clinic Registry and a founding member of the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative. He has collaborated broadly with other investigators internationally and has a deep gratitude and profound respect for the many colleagues on his team and at other institutions, and for the young people with type 1 diabetes and their parents who have taken the time to teach him and collaborate with him.