George L. King, MD

Board Member

George L. King is Senior Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer, and Head of the Section on Vascular Cell Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, as well as a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. King's work focuses on finding the causes of diabetes complications, exploring insulin actions on blood vessels, discovering factors and new treatments for diabetes complications and understanding the reasons for the high rate of diabetes in Asian Americans. King has more than 275 scientific publications.

King has been actively involved with the American Diabetes Association for more than 30 years. On a national level, he has served as Chair of the Council on Complications and held memberships on the Scientific Review Committee, Asian Pacific American Diabetes Action Council Advocacy Committee and the Scientific Program Committee for Scientific Sessions. He also served as Associate Editor for Diabetes. Additionally, he is involved with the local New England office. King received his MD from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina.