Katherine R Tuttle, MD FASN FACP FNKF, is Associate Editor of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and co-chair of the National Kidney Foundation, Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative Workgroup for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease. She has chaired the Healthcare Professional Workgroup for the National Diabetes Education Program (sponsored by NIH and CDC, 2006-2011) and the Institutional Review Board – Spokane (1999-2012). Dr. Tuttle holds fellowships in the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology. She received the YWCA woman of Achievement Award in Science in 2009 and Outstanding Clinical Faculty Awards at UW School of Medicine in 1992 and 2012. Her major research interests include: diabetic kidney disease, hypertension, renal vascular disease, nutrition in chronic kidney disease, and transitional care in chronic kidney disease.
Jay H Shubrook, DO, is a Board-Certified Family Physician and Diabetologist. He is a Professor in the Primary Care Department at the Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Research and Director of Diabetes Services at this institution. He is the Chair of the Primary Care Advisory Group for the American Diabetes Association. He strives to better prepare primary care providers to provide exceptional care for patients with diabetes. His research interests focus on type 2 diabetes prevention and early intervention. He is honored to be working with the Medicine Matters diabetes Editorial Board.