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“I get to help patients with their current diabetes management and work on research that can change policies and move the science forward to improve care.”

—MARK HARMEL

Mark Harmel, MPH, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator

Research Coordinator

Mark Harmel earned his Master of Public Health at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. His roles at the USC Westside Center for Diabetes are to provide diabetes education and is the  coordinatore new of research studies from at the Westside office. He also manages the ongoing TrialNet and T1D Exchange Registry and TrialNet studies.

 

Mark has a BA in Social Sciences (and studied photography) from Thomas Jefferson College at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, where he grew up. He started his career in 1985 as a photojournalist for newspapers and magazines and evolved to being aprofessional  healthcare photographer.

 

Of his work at the WCD, he says, “I get to help patients with their current diabetes management and work on research that can change policies and move the science forward to improve care.”

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ANNE PETERS, MD

Director, USC Westside Center for Diabetes
Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Director, USC Clinical Diabetes Programs

Sharon Orrange, MD, MPH, FACP

SHARON E. ORRANGE, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dina Block, MD

DINA BLOCK, MD

General Endocrinology,
Diabetes & Metabolism

Assistant Professor,
USC Keck School of Medicine

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DONNA MILLER, MSN, FNP-C, CDE

Nurse Practitioner/
Certified Diabetes Educator

Valerie Ruelas, MSW, LCSW

VALERIE RUELAS, MSW, LCSW

Director, Community Diabetes Initiative (CDI),
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC Keck School of Medicine

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MARK HARMEL, MPH, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator
Research Coordinator

Meg Werner Moreta, MS, RD, CDE

MEG WERNER MORETA, MS, RD, CDE

Registered Dietician
Certified Diabetes Educator

Mary Rose Deraco, RN, BSN, CDE

MARY ROSE DERACO, RN, BSN, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator