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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 Full Interview


In this Exclusive Interview, Keith Campbell talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed during the ADA meeting in San Diego, California about his years of experience not only as a pharmacist and diabetes educator, but as a patient with diabetes who has seen great development in a short time with more promising changes to come.

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