Increasing Physician Screening, Testing and Referral to the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) and the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP)

Tuesday, May 22
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
The institute will bring together national experts in the field of diabetes prevention to present and discuss best practices in establishing strategies for increasing screening, testing and referral to the National DPP. The institute will include strategies specific to the MDPP, a covered benefit for Medicare members on April 1, 2018.
Featured Panelists


    •  Marissa Hudson, BS
      Director, Lifestyle Medicine
      American College of Preventive Medicine


  • Tiffany McNair, MD, MPH, FACOG
    Director, Division of Health Innovation and Integration – Prevention and Population Health Group
    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
  • Heather Hodge, M.Ed.
    Senior Director, Evidence-based Health Interventions, Membership & Programs
    YMCA of the USA
  • Kate Kirley, MD
    Director of Chronic Disease Prevention
    American Medical Association
  • Elizabeth Michaels, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE
    Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Diabetes Education Coordinator
    Christopher Rural FQHC
  • Christina Holt, MD, MSc
    Program Director, Leadership in Preventive Medicine
    Maine Medical Center
  • Lucille Hughes, CDE
    South Nassau Community Hospital
  • Victoria Costales, MD, MPH
    Director, Center for Prevention and Lifestyle Management/Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program
    Griffin Hospital
  • Vivian Ayuk, PharmD, CDE
    Clinical Pharmacist/Diabetes Educator

    Flexcare Pharmacy LLC
  • Carrie Snyder, MPH, RD, LD, CDE
    Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator
    Northeast Missouri Health Council
  • Patricia Schumacher, MS, RD
    Chief, Program Implementation Branch, Division of Diabetes Translation
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention