Join Us In Welcoming New Board Members

join us in welcoming new board members - Join Us In Welcoming New Board Members

We’re actually excited to announce the election of Katherine Ferguson, Dr. Deborah Greenwood, Dr. Mark Heyman, Nathan Lynn, Steve Sabicer and Fatima G. Shahzad to the Diabetes Fingers Basis board of administrators. Those new board contributors sign up for as 4 board contributors transitioned off of the board following the top in their phrases.

Katherine Ferguson brings to Diabetes Fingers Basis her interest for wholesome dwelling and sustainable meals methods. She is living in Los Angeles and is Director of Box Advertising for Fork within the Highway Meals, a sustainable meals corporate. Ferguson has gained an MA in Gastronomy from Boston College, and a BA in Communications from Ithaca Faculty.

Deborah Greenwood, PhD, RN, CDE is an skilled Qualified Diabetes Educator with a PhD in Nursing, focusing in informatics. She used to be President of the American Affiliation of Diabetes Educators in 2015 and served on their Board of Administrators from 2010-2012. For over ten years, she labored for Sutter Well being, maximum not too long ago as Medical Efficiency Growth Advisor, Analysis Scientist and Gadget Diabetes Schooling Program Director. She is President of Deborah Greenwood Consulting.

Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE is a medical psychologist and CDE. He’s the Director of One Drop | Mavens, a cell diabetes training program. He based the Heart for Diabetes and Psychological Well being in San Diego, the place he supplies psychological well being products and services for other people with diabetes. Mark gained his PhD in Medical Psychology from George Washington College.

Nathan Lynn has spent years running in generation, advertising, and recruiting companies and is the present Major of Knowledgent, a knowledge and analytics consulting company. Nathan gained his BA from Rutgers College.

 Steve Sabicer is most important and founding father of SocentPR, a public members of the family consulting company. He has labored with many pharmaceutical and software corporations within the diabetes house for many years. Excluding advertising, he additionally brings enjoy in advocacy, fundraising, and nonprofit management to the Diabetes Fingers Basis board. Steve gained a BA from Pomona Faculty.

 Fatima G. Shahzad is a long-time volunteer for Diabetes Fingers Basis. Shahzad’s enjoy at for-profit companies blended with the paintings she has accomplished in medical analysis at Tufts College will get advantages the group. She is living within the Boston space, and has gained an MBA/MPH from John Hopkins, and a BA from Northeastern College. She now works for well being get started up Medumo.

“The pro stories and keenness of every of those new board contributors demonstrates their connection to the venture and paintings of Diabetes Fingers Basis,” stated Gene Kunde, CEO. “Their lifestyles tales supplement the ones of our current board contributors and improve our dedication as a pace-setter in affected person reinforce.”

Diabetes Fingers Basis additionally needs to recognize the beneficiant carrier and reinforce of Ms. Lorraine Stiehl, Ms. Donna Hill, Dr. Ken Moritsugu and Mr. Dayton Coles, as they transition off of the board. Ms. Stiehl (board member since 2011) and Ms. Hill (since 2012) helped increase the group previous its early level and thru its consolidation duration. Dr. Moritsugu’s and Mr. Coles’ knowledge and contributions since 2014 had been key to serving to with board construction during the fresh duration of CEO transition.

In any case, Diabetes Fingers Basis is happy to announce that Scott Johnson, a board member since 2015, has been appointed Treasurer, and that Manny Hernandez, DHF’s founder, has been appointed Secretary of the Board. Either one of those appointments had been efficient January 1, 2017.

“We’re excited to welcome all of our new board contributors to Diabetes Fingers Basis. Their numerous views and stories will lend a hand pressure Diabetes Fingers Basis to its subsequent degree of enlargement and repair to the neighborhood,” stated Dennis Urbaniak, Chairman of the Board. “As well as, I want to thank Lorraine, Donna, Ken, and Dayton for his or her vital carrier and contributions to Diabetes Fingers Basis. As a result of their persisted reinforce and route, Diabetes Fingers Basis is a robust group, in a position to deliver new ranges of carrier and reinforce to the wider diabetes neighborhood.”