Oustanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award
William V. Tamborlane, MD
William V. Tamborlane, MD, from Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut received the American Diabetes Association’s prestigious 2010 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award. The award was presented at the Association’s 70th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida.
The Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding efforts in diabetes care and is recognized as a highly regarded clinician and educator with more than 10 years of distinguished service.
Currently chief of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes, and professor of pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and director of the Yale Children’s Diabetes Program, Dr. Tamborlane is a preeminent clinical investigator whose work has transformed the care of children with diabetes over the last 30 years.
His current research is directed at applying advances in insulin pump and sensor technology to developing an artificial mechanical pancreas. Dr. Tamborlane directed the Yale DCCT Center and the ongoing EDIC Study. He is an investigator in the Diabetes Research in Children Network, which he chaired for six years. Dr. Tamborlane currently trains fellows in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes research, and is also chair of the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium.
Dr. Tamborlane has published more than 500 original articles, chapters, and reviews. He serves on the JDRFI Metabolic Control Research Advisory Committee, and on the editorial board of Pediatric Diabetes. He is the recipient of many awards and honors including the 2006 JDRFI Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine, MD, Excellence in Clinical Research Award and the 2009 Diabetes Technology Society’s Diabetes Technology Leadership Award. He has been listed in The Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Doctors for the past 10 years.