JDRF Virtual Education Series Recap


To maintain connections with the JDRF and type 1 diabetes (T1D) community during these challenging and difficult times, the JDRF New England Chapter launched our weekly Virtual Education Series on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. To date our webinars have reached more than 700 registrants and 450 attendees across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as well as 36 other states, Puerto Rico, and the UK!

We extend our thanks to all who joined us and to our speakers for their support, time, and commitment to patient education.

  • Quinn Banks, LICSW—Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Mary Bennett, LICSW—MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Leah Berthold, RN, CDE—MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Lauren Bongiorno—Diabetic Health Coach
  • Nick Clark, Debbie Crooke, and Kathryn Crooke—Off to College Panelists
  • Sean Coughlin, Russell Harter, Ryan Powers, John Recroft, Graham Stemm, and Kristina Valenti—Boston Children’s Hospital Diabetes Program Teen Advisory Committee
  • John Cutter—MASSPORT
  • Kieran Fennell—T1D in Action
  • Kate Garvey, MD, MPH—Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Jennifer Goldman, RPh, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, FCCP—MCPHS University
  • Erin Gordon, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES—Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Nancy Hanna, RN, BSN, CDE—Insulet Corporation
  • Lori Laffel, MD, MPH—Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Sarah MacLeod—Holdfast Healing
  • Moira McCarthy Stanford—Despite Diabetes
  • Lynne Mills-Fawzy—Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Ellen O’Donnell, PhD—MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Anna Floreen Sabino, MSW, CDCES—College Diabetes Network
  • Danielle Sandage, LICSW—Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Kenny Schweizer—Avenue Kitchen and Bar
  • Shannon Terrio, MSN, FNP-BC, CDCES, NP—Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Gretchen Waldman, MSN, RN, CDE—Boston Children’s Hospital

To view past recordings and stay up-to-date on future webinars, please visit jdrf-ne.org/VirtualEducationSeriesNE. You can also visit our Vimeo page to view recordings: vimeo.com/jdrfnewengland

Please also keep an eye out for JDRF’s ongoing Facebook Live events at facebook.com/myjdrf, and learn more about other upcoming virtual education events and view the educational resources provided by our national TypeOneNation Summit sponsors at jdrf.org/community/virtual-connections.

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