For his extensive dedication to the field of diabetes epidemiology, Edward Gregg, PhD (EPI ’96),
was recognized by the American Diabetes Association as their 2016 Kelly West Award recipient. Given in memory of Kelly West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology,” this award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the field. Gregg is currently Chief of the Epidemiology and Statistics Branch in the Division of Diabetes Translation at the CDC where he oversees the National Diabetes Surveillance system. This prestigious honor is also held by Ronald LaPorte, PhD (EPI ’80
), Marian Rewers, MD, PhD (EPI, 88)
, Trevor Orchard, MD (Faculty)
, and School of Medicine alumnus Edward Boyko, MD, MPH (’79)
. Gregg is also the 2012 recipient of the Pitt Public Health Distinguished Alumni Award for Research.
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