Diabetes Day 2023

Vanderbilt Diabetes: Molecules to People

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM (CT)

Vanderbilt Student Life Center


The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center invites you to a celebration of 50 years of operation of the NIH-funded, Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center.

All faculty, staff, and trainees welcome!

Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) and the Irwin B. Eskind Endowed Symposium.

Vanderbilt Diabetes Day Awardees


General Registration (closed)


Poster Registration (closed)



Past Agendas





Plenary Speakers

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Ronald Kahn, MD

Senior Investigator
Chief Academic Officer
Section Head, Integrative Physiology and Metabolism
Mary K. Iacocca Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Joslin Diabetes Center

"50 Years of Progress in Understanding Insulin Action and Insulin Resistance"


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Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, MACP

Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


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Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI

Senior Vice President and Senior Associate Dean, for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence
Associate Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Faculty
Engagement Core Director, All of Us Research Program


If you have questions, please contact Jessica Kimber at jessica.kimber@vumc.org or (615) 875-6072.

The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center is
supported by NIH grant DK020593 and the the Irwin B. Eskind Endowed Symposium.