2018 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award - Andrew J. Ahmann, MD


2018 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award
Andrew J. Ahmann, MD

Andrew J. Ahmann, MD is the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award. This award is presented to an individual to reward and honor meritorious contributions to diabetes clinical practice. 

Dr. Ahmann is Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Director of the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center.  In 2007, he led the transformation of the OHSU diabetes clinic into a comprehensive center serving more than 4,000 individuals with diabetes of all ages and socioeconomic circumstances.  Among many contributions to the local diabetes community are long-term service as president of the ADA Leadership Council, chairing the Oregon Diabetes Guidelines Task Force and the Oregon Diabetes Coalition, and decades of volunteering at diabetes camps.

Nationally, Dr. Ahmann has contributed to the ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, guidelines for inpatient management of hyperglycemia and guidelines on the use of diabetes technology.   He has served on the ADA Scientific Sessions Planning Committee and on the editorial board of Diabetes Care.  Other scientific activities include numerous diabetes publications and clinical research projects, including the ongoing Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study and the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange.  

Dr. Ahmann highly values training and mentorship of medical students, residents and fellows, inspiring many to pursue diabetes research and practice.

Please join us in celebrating Andrew J. Ahmann, MD, for outstanding accomplishments in diabetes care.

Award Ceremony Video