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NIH Development Conference:
Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

March 4–6, 2013
Bethesda, Maryland

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Planning Committee

The planning committee was composed of the conference panel chairperson, representatives from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Office of Disease Prevention, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and representatives from other Federal entities. Additionally, recognized non-Federal key experts in the field were also invited to serve on the planning committee to accomplish the following six functions:

  1. Draft the conference questions.
  2. Draft the conference agenda.
  3. Nominate potential conference speakers.
  4. Nominate potential panel members.
  5. Title the conference.
  6. Set the conference date.

Planning committee members listed below provided their input at a meeting held April 3–5, 2011. The information provided here was accurate at the time of that meeting.

Catherine Y. Spong, M.D.
Steering Committee Chair

Chief
Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute
of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

William H. Barth, Jr., M.D.
Chief, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology Service
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Lisa Begg, Dr.P.H., R.N.
Director of Research Programs
Office of Research on Women’s Health
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Patrick M. Catalano, M.D.
Professor, Reproductive Biology
Department of Obsetrics and Gynecology
Case Western Reserve University
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Christine S. Chang, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer
Center for Outcomes and Evidence
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD

Donald R. Coustan, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Providence, RI

Patricia Dietz, Dr.P.H.
Team Leader
Research and Evaluation Team
Applied Sciences Branch
Division of Reproductive Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Judith E. Fradkin, M.D.
Director
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and
Metabolic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and
Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Gilman Drew Grave, M.D.
Acting Director
Center for Research for Mothers and Children
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Growth Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute
of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Stephen C. Groft, Pharm.D.
Acting Director
Office of Medical Applications of Research
Office of Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
Director
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute
of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Suchitra Iyer, Ph.D.
Health Scientist Administrator
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD

Mark B. Landon, M.D.
Richard L. Meiling Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH

Deborah Langer, M.P.H.
Communications Advisor
Office of Medical Applications of Research
Office of Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Kelli K. Marciel, M.A.
Communications Director
Office of Medical Applications of Research
Office of Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
Boyd E. Metzger, M.D.
Tom D. Spies Professor of Metabolism
and Nutrition
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism,
and Molecular Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Elizabeth Neilson, M.S.N., M.P.H.
Communications Advisor
Office of Medical Applications of Research
Office of Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Emily Oken, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Department of Population Medicine
Harvard Medical School and
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Boston, MA

Susanne Olkkola, M.Ed., M.P.A.
Senior Advisor
Consensus Development Program
Office of Medical Applications of Research
Office of Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Dwight J. Rouse, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Providence, RI

Edmond A. Ryan, M.D.
Professor
Division of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
CANADA

Caroline Signore, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer
Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute
of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Philip Franklin Smith, M.D.
Deputy Director
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology,
and Metabolic Diseases
Research Programs
National Institute of Diabetes and
Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

William N. Spellacy, M.D.
Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, FL

Xenia T. Tigno, Ph.D.
Program Officer
National Institutes of Nursing Research
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD

J. Peter VanDorsten, M.D.
Panel and Conference Chairperson
Lawrence L. Hester Professor and Chairman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Paris Watson
Senior Advisor
Consensus Development Program
Office of Medical Applications of Research
Office of Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Tracy Wolff, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer, USPSTF Program
Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and
Clinical Partnership
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD

 

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