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Dr. William T. Cefalu

Dr. William T. Cefalu is Chief Scientific, Medical & Mission Officer at the American Diabetes Association (Association), the global authority on diabetes. Dr. Cefalu leads the Association’s mission efforts to drive discovery within the world of diabetes research, care and prevention; raise voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and provide support and advocacy for the millions of people living with diabetes, and those at risk of developing diabetes, and the health care professionals who serve them. During his more than 30 year career as a physician, scientist and health care leader, Dr. Cefalu has been an active leader with the Association—as a physician member and most recently serving as the editor-in-chief of Diabetes Care, the highest-ranked, peer-reviewed journal in diabetes, from 2012-2017.