#MasterLab 2015 – Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu


The closing keynote for #MasterLab 2015 was done by Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu. He is the former Vice President for Global Professional Education and Strategic Relations for Johnson & Johnson’s Diabetes Solutions Companies and former Worldwide Chairman of the J&J Diabetes Institutes, a global initiative to provide awareness and training in state-of-the-art science, information, and technology relevant to diabetes prevention, awareness, diagnosis, and treatment. Since its inception, JJDI has provided training and education to over 10,000 health care professionals world-wide to help improve the care and the health of people with diabetes. Dr. Moritsugu served as a career officer in the United States Public Health Service for 37 years, served as Deputy Surgeon General from 1998 to 2007, and twice held the office of our nation’s doctor, serving in 2002 and 2006 as acting Surgeon General of the United States. He’s a devoted husband and father, a person with diabetes, and an active participant in the nonprofit space, serving on the Board of Diabetes Hands Foundation and as chair of the Board of Children With Diabetes.

#MasterLab is a day of advocacy held in conjunction with CWD’s Friend For Life conference in Orlando, Florida every summer. If you’re interested in joining us next summer visit: http://www.diabetesadvocates.org/MasterLab

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