Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research (MCDTR) annual symposium

Thu, May 11, 2017 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Event Details


Siham Sikander, PhD
Director, Human Development Research Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan


North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)
Building 18, Dining Hall


Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research

Event Contact

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Edwin Fisher, PhD
William H. Herman, MD, MPH
Director, MCDTR

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
Islamabad, Pakistan
“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

Directions & Map

NCRC guests should enter through the Building 18 visitor entrance.

Parking & Transportation
Parking Map
Blue, yellow, and paid visitor parking available.

North-East Shuttle Route Map and Schedule
Stops outside NCRC Building 18