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Editorial Board


Caroline R. Richardson, MD

Chair of Family Medicine

Warren Alpert Medical School

Brown University, USA


Dr. Richardson is a physical activity and diabetes prevention researcher who emphasizes the importance of using low-cost and scalable approaches to promoting physical activity. She develops and tests behavioral internet-mediated interventions to increase physical activity, decrease weight, and prevent diabetes. Focusing on components of web-based interventions that are interactive and individually tailored, Dr. Richardson builds interventions that are more than just static informational websites. They incorporate objective monitoring of physical activity, individually tailored feedback and motivational messaging, and online social support to motivate and engage users. Automated, gradually incrementing and individually tailored step-count goals are assigned to participants based on program progress as they build up their endurance. Dr. Richardson was the Director of the Veterans Administration Diabetes Quality Improvement Initiative (QUERI) and conducted a multi-site implementation study of the Diabetes Prevention Program for veterans.

Dr. Richardson is the Chair of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. In addition, she is an implementation researcher studying Type 2 Diabetes management and prevention.

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Susan Alexander, DNP, ANP-BC, ADM-BC

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing, USA


Dr. Alexander is dually certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner, and in Advanced Diabetes Management, with more than ten years of expertise in caring for patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions. Her present area of interest concerns how informatics tools, particularly mHealth, can be used to improve long-term management for patients with diabetes and other lifelong diseases.

Riccardo Bellazzi, MD, PhD

Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Systems, University of Pavia, Italy


Dr. Bellazzi is currently the chair of the Centre for Health Technologies of the University of Pavia. He is leading the Biomedical Informatics Labs "Mario Stefanelli" and the Laboratory for Biomedical Informatics of the IRCCS Fondazione S. Maugeri. His current research interests are related to biomedical data mining and information systems to support biomedical research.

Tanushree Bose, PhD, MBA

Clinical Development Consultant, Digital Health, San Francisco, USA 


Dr. Bose has led clinical development for digital health and personalized nutrition companies. She has a background in pharmacy, genetics, nutrition and digital health.

Perry Gee, PhD, RN

Nurse Scientist, Dignity Health, University of Utah, USA


Dr. Gee is a clinical informatics specialist specializing in research related to consumer health informatics, eHealth, technology-enabled chronic illness self-management and social media for patient engagement.

Jörg Huber, PhD, MSc, DiplPsych

Professor of Health Sciences, University of Brighton, UK


Dr. Huber's applied research in diabetes focuses on biopsychosocial issues, behaviour change, mental health and resilience in people living with diabetes, both young and old (type 1 and 2, monogenetic diabetes). 

Sheyu Li, MD

Clinical Diabetologist (consultant); Associate Professor in the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, MAGIC China Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University


Dr. Li is the core team member in MAGIC China Center, Cochrane China Center and Chinese Evidence-based Medicine Center. He is now leading a platform for Chinese trustworthy clinical practice guideline, West China Recommendation (WCR), and actively participated in the work of BMJ Rapid Recommendation in the collaboration with MAGIC Evidence Ecosystem Foundation and McMaster University. He is also leading an electronic medical record (EMR)-based multicentre database of diabetes (WECODe), facilitating an EMR-based clinical decision support system (CDSS) and retrospective analyses for specific clinical questions.  

Yu Kuei (Alex) Lin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Michigan

Dr. Lin is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University of Michigan. He is a clinician-scientist with research interests oriented to characterizing beliefs and behaviors around hypoglycemia and developing mobile health behavioral interventions to improve hypoglycemia self-management in people living with diabetes. He has expertise in diabetes management, hypoglycemia, qualitative interviewing/analysis, mobile health intervention development and behavioral trials.  

Kara Mizokami-Stout, MD

Clinical Instructor, Endocrinology, Department of Endocrinology, University of Michigan, USA


Dr. Mizokami-Stout is an adult endocrinologist interested in the impact of psychosocial factors on diabetes self-management in the context of advanced chronic microvascular complications as well as diabetes devices including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, and artificial pancreas systems.

Leo Quinlan, BSc, PhD

Lecturer, Physiology, School of Medicine NUI Galway, Ireland


Dr. Quinlan has a BSc in Biochemistry and PhD in Stem Cell biology. He is a lecturer in Physiology at NUI Galway since 1999 and a funded investigator at CÚRAM centre for medical device research. His research interests focus on the interface of human physiology and medical device development, with a particular emphasis on electrophysiology and neuromodulation.