Innovating Diabetes Care

Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville, OH 45764

On Friday, April 6, BioOhio held an engaging half-day event to learn about the groundbreaking diabetes research being conducted in Ohio.

The event featured speakers from 360 Comprehensive Lifestyle Center, the American Diabetes Association, the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio University Diabetes Institute and College of Osteopathic Medicine, The Ohio State University, and The College Diabetes Network.

The venue, Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, was originally built in 1879, and is the grand cornerstone in the town’s historic public square. Attendees will experience this unique venue as breakfast and a networking lunch move around this unique facility.


8:00 am – Registration, Networking Breakfast

8:30 – Introduction & Opening Remarks from John F. Lewis, Jr., President & CEO, BioOhio

8:45 – The Landscape of Diabetes: A National and State Perspective

  • Hear an insightful presentation on the state of diabetes from Gary Dougherty, Director, State Government Affairs and Advocacy, American Diabetes Association.

9:00 – 2018 Ohio Diabetes Report Overview  

  • Holly Sobotka, MS, Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Evaluation Manager at the Ohio Department of Health will present a summary of the agency’s newly released report on diabetes research in Ohio.

9:45 – Break

10:00 – Patient Experience Panel

10:30 – Innovations that Impact Lives, the Future of Diabetes

11:45 – 1 pm – Networking Lunch

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