Prevention and Control of Diabetes: A Public Health Leadership Forum

May 17, 2010

Sponsored by the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health*, this symposium brought together U.S. and international experts to discuss public health strategies for diabetes prevention and control. Download the presentations from each speaker (PDF), and watch videos of each presentation.


Frank Hu, MD, PhD, Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Diabetes: How Big Is the Problem and How Much Can Be Prevented?

presentation ι video

Edward Gregg, PhD, Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Tackling Type 2 Diabetes in the US: Translating Science into Public Policies and Actions 

presentation ι video

Kee-Seng Chia, Professor and Head, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, National University of Singapore; Director, NUS-GIS Centre for Molecular Epidemiology; Professor of Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Tackling Type 2 Diabetes in Asia: A Multisectoral Approach 

presentation ι video

Walter Willett, MD, MPH, DrPH, Chair, Department of Nutrition, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Diabetes Prevention and Control in the US and the World: A Toolkit for Leaders 

presentation ι video ι toolkit

John Auerbach, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Diabetes Prevention and Control: A Comprehensive Process

presentation ι video

Seetharam Kallidaikurichi, Director, Global Asia Institute, National University of Singapore

Global Asia Institute: NUS’ New Strategic Thrust to Position Itself for the Future

presentation ι video


*Support provided through educational grants from AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb.








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