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R. Keith Campbell, Professor, B.Pharm, MBA, CDE

R. Keith Campbell, Professor, B.Pharm, MBA, CDE
The late R. Keith Campbell was an Associate Dean and later the Distinguished Professor in Diabetes Care/Pharmacotherapy at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy in Pullman, Washington. He was a member of the faculty from 1968 until his death. Keith was distinguished as being one of the first pharmacists to become a CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator) and encouraged 100’s of pharmacists to become certified as CDE’s. Keith truly changed the way pharmacists practice pharmacy. He was an active diabetes educator and involved in numerous diabetes-related activities. He was the Chair of the Medical Advisory Board for the Washington State Diabetes Control Project funded by the Center for Disease Control. He served on numerous committees for the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the NIH. He was a member of professional panels that wrote the position statements on Blood Glucose Monitoring for both ADA and AADE and assisted the NIH in translating the famous Diabetes Control and Complications Trial to try to change the treatment objectives of diabetes patients. He had a personal interest in diabetes having lived with Type 1 diabetes for over 61 years. He used an insulin pump for over 32 years.

Keith Campbell, Part 2: Advice for Healthcare Providers


This week, Associate Medical Editor Joy Pape continues her discussion with R. Keith Campbell, MBA, at the 2015 ADA Sessions in Boston. In this segment, he shares his advice with other healthcare providers in regards to how to help their patients. He advocates for patient education now to mitigate the expensive complications that could happen later.

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