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Medicine Matters diabetes

Clipper F Young, PharmD MPH CDE BC-ADM, is an assistant professor and a clinical pharmacist at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a member of the DREAM (Diabetes Research Education and Management) Team at the College, which is an interprofessional team to prevent and tackle diabetes in Solano County, California.

His research interests include the management of diabetes, focusing on the psychosocial aspect and looking into how socioeconomic status and social determinants of health impact the management, and the integration of diabetes, public health, and pharmacy. He was a board member in the local chapters of California Pharmacists Association and California Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In 2017, he was the recipient of the Kim Higgins California Diabetes Educator of the Year Award from the California Coordinating Body of the AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators). In 2018, he was selected as one of the recipients for the AADE Rising Star Award.