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Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
University of Washington School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Unit
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Dr. Leahy is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington. He is Director of the Vermont Regional Diabetes Center and Attending Physician at the Medicine Health Care Service, both at Fletcher Allen Health Care/University of Vermont. Dr. Leahy also serves as Director of the Endocrine Fellowship Program at the university. He is board certified in internal medicine and in endocrinology and metabolism.
After earning his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Dr. Leahy completed an internship in medicine at the college. There, he subsequently underwent residency training in medicine, and completed his clinical fellowship in endocrinology and his fellowship in research.
Dr. Leahy’s research interests have included pancreatic beta cell dysfunction and insulin resistance in diabetes, and he is currently the principal investigator in studies examining the mechanisms of beta cell compensation. He also serves as a reviewer for the Metabolism Study Section of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Leahy has authored and co-authored many book chapters and articles, the latter of which have appeared in such peer-reviewed journals as Diabetes, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, and The New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, he is co-editor of Diabetes, Year Book of Endocrinology, and editor-in-chief of Insulin Therapy and Your Practice: Strategies for Improving Patient Outcomes, published by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Dr. Leahy is the recipient of the ADA Mentor Fellowship Award for his work as principal investigator. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the ADA, the Endocrine Society, and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, among others.
Director, Center of Excellence in Primary Care
Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School
Chief Patient Safety and Quality Officer
Dr. Schneider practices internal medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, in Abington, PA. There he serves as Chief Patient Safety and Quality Officer, Deputy Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency and is a clinic preceptor, hospitalist and teacher.
Dr. Schneider received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), and completed a residency in internal medicine at New England Deaconess Hospital.
He has published and presented his research in posters, grand rounds, conferences and video. A member of the ACP Diabetes Initiative Advisory Board, Dr. Schneider is also a reviewer for ACP Diabetes Self Assessment Program, ACP Hospitalist and The Journal of Rheumatology. He also serves as national faculty for ACP Quality Net and the ACP Closing the Gap Program. He is a lead physician in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification PIM development program.
Dr. Schneider is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine.
Jay Shubrook DO is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and a Diabetologist at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM). He also serves as the Director of the Clinical Division at the Diabetes Institute at Ohio University and the Director of Clinical Research at OUHCOM. He also is the Director of the Diabetes Fellowship. This one year program provides specialty diabetes training for primary care physicians.
He is the former Editor in Chief of the Osteopathic Family Physician (OFP) and serves on the Editorial Advisory Committee for the OFP, American Family Physician, and the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. He serves on the American Diabetes Association Primary Care Advisory Panel and the Guideline Advantage, a quality collaborative for the American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.
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