9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Edwin Fisher, PhD
William H. Herman, MD, MPH
9:05 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Edwin Fisher, PhD
Co-Director, MCDTR Peer Support Core
University of North Carolina
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Siham Sikander, PhD
Director, Human Development Research Foundation
“Peer Support in the management of mental illness: experiences with depression in maternal and child health settings”
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Laura Saslow, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences, School of Nursing
“Results from an online multicomponent diet and lifestyle program for adults with type 2 diabetes”
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Deanna Isaman, PhD
Statistician Expert, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health
“Reconciling type 2 diabetes remission rates from studies of roux-en-y gastric bypass”
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Laura Damschroder, MPH, MS
Investigator, MCDTR, Peer Support Core, VA Center for Clinical Management
“What can implementation science contribute to diabetes prevention efforts?”
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Poster Session, NCRC Main Dining Hall, Building 18