Working with Your Team to Manage Type 2 Diabetes - A Patient Coach Activity

Working with Your Health Care Team - A Patient Coach Activity
Launch Date:
January 18, 2018
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

Primary Audience:

People with type 2 diabetes

Relevant Terms:

Patient education

Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDE, FASCP

Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDE, FASCP
Vice-Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy
Director of Experiential Services
Editor-in-Chief, Diabetes Spectrum
Washington State University, College of Pharmacy
Spokane, WA

Dr. Neumiller is an associate professor of pharmacotherapy at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. He is a member of the WSU Geriatrics Team and the WSU Clinical Trials Research Team. Dr. Neumiller received a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in 2003, and a Doctor of Pharmacy, magna cum laude, in 2005, from Washington State University. He completed a specialty residency in geriatrics in 2007, and a clinical research fellowship with an emphasis in endocrinology in 2008, both at Washington State University. Neumiller is a certified diabetes educator (CDE) and a fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (FASCP).
Dr. Neumiller’s research interests focus on issues involving the management of chronic diseases such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease. He is also active in research surrounding medication safety during transitions of care. Neumiller’s research, commentaries, and reviews have appeared in numerous journals including: Diabetes Care, American Journal of Kidney Disease, American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy, Current Therapeutic Research, and Clinical Therapeutics, among others.

Dr. Neumiller was the recipient of the Achievement Reward for College Scientists from the ARCS Foundation in 2006, the Pharmacist’s Mutual Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year Award in 2009, the Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence from the MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Medicine, University of Washington in 2009, and the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Pharmacy Faculty Fellowship in Geriatrics in 2010. He is currently the editor-in-chief for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) journal Diabetes Spectrum.

Candis M. Morello, PharmD, CDE, FCSHP, FASHP

Candis M. Morello, PharmD, CDE, FCSHP, FASHP
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
University of California San Diego
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
San Diego, CA

Dr. Candis Morello is founding faculty, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After earning her PharmD from UC San Francisco in 1996, she completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency with a Geriatrics Emphasis at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Morello is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist who directs a Diabetes Intense Medical Management Clinic at the VA in San Diego. 
Dr. Morello's research program involves exploring both clinical outcomes in diabetes patients and educational outcomes in student pharmacists who attend her diabetes educational programs. Dr. Morello maintains a clinical practice at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Health System where she is Director of the Diabetes Intense Medical Management Clinic. She is studying the effect of pharmacist-run diabetes medication management services on the 1) metabolic, 2) quality of life, 3) patient satisfaction 4) adherence rate outcomes in diabetes patients, 5) pharmacoeconomics and 6) medication complexity.
Dr. Morello is nationally known for academic excellence as a diabetes clinician and researcher. She has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and abstracts all centered on diabetes and she serves as a reviewer for prestigious publications.

The goal of this activity is to help patients with type 2 diabetes develop a shared decision-making relationship with their care team. 
The information presented in this activity is for educational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician regarding diagnosis and treatment of a specific patient’s medical condition.
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Rush University Medical Center, MCM Education, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Lilly USA, LLC. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.
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