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Finding Value in Innovations in Diabetes Care - Elbert Huang

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Finding Value in Innovations in Diabetes Care

Professor of Medicine

Director of the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy

Associate Director of the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research

Dr. Huang is a Professor of Medicine here at the University of Chicago, and Director of the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy as well as the Associate Director of the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research. From 2010-2011, he served as a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Dr. Huang is a primary care doctor who studies clinical and health care policy issues at the intersection of diabetes, aging, and health economics. Using methods from health economics, he has performed seminal translational diabetes research studies, including a 2008 widely cited study that forecasted the growth in the diabetes population and related health care costs over the next 25 years. Dr. Huang has also led economic evaluations of community-based diabetes initiatives, clinic quality improvement programs, new diabetes technologies such as continuous glucose monitoring, as well as the application of basic scientific discoveries like genetic testing to clinical care.

Dr. Huang’s research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Diabetes Association, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He has received numerous honors including the Research Paper of the Year Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine and elected membership to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Huang received his A.B., M.D., and M.P.H. from Harvard University and came to the University of Chicago in 2001.


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