Prevention of Type 2 diabetes – From Science to National Implementation

Join us for “Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes from Science to National Implementation” on April 28 with K.M. Ventkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA. Health care providers will learn up to date information regarding the status and opportunities related to diabetes prevention.


  • Review the burden of diabetes in the US
  • Review the evidence-base for prevention of type 2 diabetes
  • Review progress in implementation of diabetes prevention – discuss opportunities and challenges


Date: Friday, April 28
Time: Noon – 1:00 p.m. (EST)
Speaker: K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA
Director, Emory Global Diabetes Research Center
Director, Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research


  • 1.0 hr AMA credit for MDs/PA-Cs
  • 1.0 hr AANC approved credit for RNs
  • 1.0 hr CDR approved credit for RDs.

 Contact Cheryl Tuttle, MHS, RD, LDN, CDE, or 404-616-7417 with questions.

Speaker biography

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA. Currently Ruth and O.C. Hubert Chair of Global Health, Director, Emory Global Diabetes Research Center, Director, Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and formerly, chief of the diabetes science branch at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Narayan is noted for substantial, multidisciplinary work in diabetes public health. With more than 385 publications (H-index >60 on Thompson, >110 on Scholar.Google, top 1% relative citation ratio among NIH-funded researchers on Icite), including several high-impact studies, his work exemplifies his leadership in diabetes public health. Narayan is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine, and is Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, UK, Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and Fellow of the American Heart Association. He won the American Diabetes Associations’ Kelly West award for outstanding achievement in epidemiology in 2015, Danish Diabetes Academy Visiting Professor award 2015-17, Government of India, Nehru Chair 2016, and Emory University’s Mentor of the Year award in 2011.


About the Author

Emory Department of Medicine
Emory Department of Medicine
The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine's medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care. The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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