The iDOCr Advisory team includes English- and Spanish-speaking DOC members with T1D and T2D, diabetes advocates, clinicians, caregivers, academics, non-profits and industry representatives, and researchers.

Rui Santos

Rui is a diabetes e-patient living with Type 2 Diabetes since 2006. With a technical background, he has always been interested in technological trends that could aid people with diabetes and their applicability for Type 2 Diabetes in particular. He has been working in Product Development for Technology companies for the last 16 years. 

Barbara Eichorst

Barbara’s professional focus is on behavioral interventions in chronic disease management and engagement. Her experience has included working with a national insulin titration initiative; directing provider and approver units at Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists and managing diabetes education program at Rush University Medical Center.

Chris Memering

Chris has been a nurse since 2002 and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist since 2010. She has served in many volunteer roles with the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (ADCES) and is currently serving as a governing committee chair. Her clinical interests include technology use in diabetes, online peer support for those with diabetes, and a passion for research to improve access to care, support, and technology in diabetes management.

Megan O’Neill

Megan is a Physician Assistant and CDCES with clinical experience in family practice, internal medicine, and endocrinology in a variety of settings including an FQHC, private practice, and academia. She has also enjoyed management and research roles in the diabetes field and have worked in industry with insulin pumps, glucose monitoring systems, and pharmaceuticals. 

Anna Norton

Anna Norton has been living with type 1 diabetes since August 1993. As CEO of DiabetesSisters, she is dedicated to improving the lives of women living with diabetes through peer support and education via online and in-person programming. Prior to joining DiabetesSisters in 2012, she worked for large university systems and metropolitan health care systems, in various areas of major gift fundraising, annual gifts, event planning and community relations.  

Donna Rice

Donna is a proactive nursing executive with a successful track record in creating and executing innovative strategies for health care organizations, business, industry and nonprofits in population health management. She is a Past President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and has held numerous positions on state and national committees related to diabetes care and education.

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