Amisha Wallia, MD
Northwestern University, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Amisha Wallia is a clinical trials expert and health services researcher, specializing in creating chronic care solutions for those with diabetes mellitus and on high-risk medications. She has collaborated across disciplines (engineering, product design), and utilized novel methods (user-center design, pragmatic trial methodologies) to help front line clinicians innovate new care solutions to improve diabetes care. In addition, she serves as an expert in patient safety and quality improvement as it relates to diabetes care in the hospital and transitional care setting.
Dr. Wallia completed her medical degree at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC and her Internal Medicine residency and subsequent fellowship in Endocrinology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago Illinois. She completed her Master of Science in Clinical Investigation through Northwestern’s School of Public Health, a Certificate in Quality and Safety Improvement through the Institute of Public Health, and a Certificate in Product Design/Development from the McCormick School of Engineering and Kellogg School of Management. Currently she serves as primary-investigator on several multi-center National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical trials and follow up studies including Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS), the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and Follow up study (DCCT/EDIC), and Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes Study (PERL).
She has spent several years researching care management paradigms in DM populations on multiple DM medications and/or insulin and has added to the conversation about the unmet needs in chronic care management today. She currently serves as Illinois American Diabetes Association President, and Co-Editor for the Inpatient Section of Current Diabetes Reports. She hopes to continue to utilize feedback directly from the community and from providers to help improve the quality and safety of healthcare.