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Current Interview: Francine Kaufman

Diabetes in Control speaks with top endocrinologists and other medical professionals to bring you the latest in diabetes news and research. This week, we have another exclusive interview from ADA 2017.

FrancineKaufmanSmall2017Dr. Francine Kaufman was named Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Global Medical, Clinical and Health Affairs in April 2009. In this role, Dr. Kaufman is the key architect of the company’s global diabetes strategy, as well as a leading voice for multidisciplinary medical strategy across Medtronic.

Prior to joining Medtronic in 2009, Dr. Kaufman served as Director of the Comprehensive Childhood Diabetes Center, and head of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Kaufman is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Communications at the Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California, and an attending physician at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Kaufman was national president of the American Diabetes Association from 2002-2003. In 2005, she was elected membership in the Institute of Medicine. In 2009, she was elected to membership in the Advisory Council of the Diabetes Branch of the National Institute of Health (NIH).

Featured videos include:

Pt.1: Medtronic 670G Insulin Pump

Pt.2: Confidence In An Automated Insulin Pump

Pt.3: 670G Automated Insulin Pump Release

Pt.4: Guardian Sensor 3

Pt.5: The Future For Medtronic

Pt.6: Medtronic Mission

or view the complete interview with Francine Kaufman here: Complete Interview.

Click here to read a transcript of this interview.