Course director

Sidney C. Ontai, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor
Texas A&M College of Medicine

Distinguished faculty

Elizabeth Awudi, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, BCACP, BCCCP, BCGP
Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist
Bay Area Heart Hospital
Corpus Christi, TX

Cari Berget, RN, MPH, CDE
Instructor, CU School of Medicine
Artificial Pancreas Research Team Manager
Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes
Aurora, CO 

David Campbell, MD
Vascular Surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Hemostasis & Thrombosis Program
Anna Jacques Hospital Center
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Ralph DeFronzo, MD
Professor of Medicine, Chief Diabetes Division
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Deputy Director, Texas Diabetes Institute
San Antonio, TX 

Alan Goldhamer, DC
Director, TrueNorth Health Center
Santa Rosa, CA

Christopher Lucci, MD
Family Medicine, Diabetes
Founder of Diabetes and Cardiovascular of Rockport, PLLc
Rockport, TX 

Dan Newmire, PhD, CSCS, CISSN
Assistant Professor—Exercise Physiology
Department of Kinesiology
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX 

Anna Maria Paez, MD, FAAP
Medical Director
Department of Pediatric Endorcrinology and Diabetes
Driscoll Children's Hospital
Corpus Christi, TX 

Gregory S. Pokrywka, MD, FACP, FNLA, FASPC, NCMP
Director, Baltimore Lipid Center
Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Certified Menopause Practitioner
North American Menopause
Baltimore, MD 

Theresa Sharpe, PhD
Director, Licensed Psychologist
University Counseling Center
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX 

Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Diabetes Division
University of Texas Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Robert C. Stanton, MD
Chief, Kidney & Hypertension Section
Joslin Diabetes Center
Associate Professor Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA