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Inter-professional Diabetes Education and Awareness (IDEA)

Inter-professional Diabetes Education and Awareness (IDEA)

Meet the IDEA Teams

Team 1: Diabetes & Children - "Let's Dia-Beat-This"

Photo: 'Take A Bite Out of Diabetes' Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Nathalie Findlater and Mariem Abdou, Optometry

  • Jessica Brown, Occupational Therapy
  • Roya Darioosh, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Jennifer Marron, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Maya Betz Otero, Physical Therapy
  • Zachary Arcona, Psychology
  • Lauren Waugh, Audiology
  • Juan Fernandez, Pharmacy
  • Ruth Thomas, Public Health

Team 2: Diabetes Overview- "Glucose Patrol"

Photo: 'Dia-Beet-Es' Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Elizabeth Roberts, Speech-Language Pathology

  • Abigail Savage, Psychology
  • Harry Drimoussis, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Regan Bohmer, Physician Assistant
  • John Dent, Public Health
  • Jennifer Brand, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Jaeyeon Cho, Dental
  • Shaan Patel, Public Health
  • Vanessa Huffman, Pharmacy

Team 3: Diabetes & Healthy Eating - "NutriLeague"

Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Stephanie Petrosky, Nutrition and Elizabeth Swann, Athletic Training

  • Melissa Fils, Public Health
  • Bryan Sterling, Physical Therapy
  • Gianina Padua, Occupational Therapy
  • Shannon Fisher, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Jonathon Lawrence, Audiology
  • Lauren Blaszkowski, Physician Assistant
  • Keisha Watts, Nutrition
  • Juliana Yanguas, Psychology
  • Annie Cabral, Pharmacy

Team 4: Hypertension - "Under Pressure"

Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Harvey Feldman, Physician Assistant

  • Joanne Pauyo, Pharmacy
  • Andrea Rodriguez, Occupational Therapy
  • Cynthia Espinosa, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Egla Suarez, Optometry
  • Alexandria Gonzalez, Psychology
  • Gabrielle Matarazzo, Physician Assistant
  • Tamara Taber, Medical Sonography
  • Jose Rojas, Exercise Science

Team 5: Diabetes & Medication Management

Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Andrea Levin, Pharmacy and Elizabeth Hames, Osteopathic Medicine

  • Parvathy Varma, Pharmacy
  • Litvia Joseph, Occupational Therapy
  • Daphne Fux, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Lori Vollmer, Nutrition
  • Megan Miller, Physician Assistant
  • Christy Querol, Psychology
  • Sorab Boga, Public Health
  • Andrea Klein, Dental Medicine
  • Jamie Sacks, Pharmacy

Team 6: Diabetes Overview in Spanish- "N.O. M.A.S. Diabetes"

Photo: 'Sweet Talkers' Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Patricia Vargas, Medical Sonography

  • Michelle DeJesus, Occupational Therapy
  • Zach Burns, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Sebastian Gil, Physical Therapy
  • Lindsay Shears, Audiology
  • Bridgitt Leon, Physician Assistant
  • Antonio Suarez, Pharmacy
  • Katherine Alfonso, Psychology

Team 7: Diabetes and Exercise - "Active Alliance"

Photo: 'Prescription to Empower' Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Debra Stern, Physical Therapy

  • Jenna Glick, Occupational Therapy
  • Frances Mejia, Athletic Training
  • Ashlyn Hill, Exercise Science
  • Michael Bazzi, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Lauren Kelleher, Physician Assistant
  • Bradee Hernandez, Audiology
  • Martie Vincent, Pharmacy
  • Odileibys Garcia, Psychology
  • Emily Schlaefer, Occupational Therapy

Team 8: Diabetes Overview - "Diabeaters"

Photo: 'Sight for Sweet Eyes' Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Bibiana Garcia, Dental Medicine and Maria Montoya, Public Health

  • Samantha Loscalzo, Occupational Therapy
  • Lindsay Bowers, Physician Assistant
  • Jenni Sujka, Psychology
  • Rachel Frederique Bruno, Public Health
  • Caitlin Hale, Medical Sonography
  • Linh Dang, Pharmacy
  • Coreen Cortero, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Lily Darmon, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Francine Lederman, Occupational Therapy

Team 9: Diabetes Overview - "Glucose Busters"

Photo: 'Juntos Combatiendo La Diabetes' Team Photo

Faculty Team Leader: Barbara Garcia Lavin, Psychology

  • Eric Ramirez, Pharmacy
  • Alexandra Frieder, Occupational Therapy
  • Hye Jeong Han, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Meaghan Daw, Physician Assistant
  • Delaney Willis, Psychology
  • Michelle Collins, Public Health
  • Tyler Reiz, Medical Sonography
  • Cailyn Brindley, Speech-Language Pathology
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