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Oregon Health & Science University
Dr. Andrew J. Ahmann is associate professor of medicine and director of the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, Oregon. He is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Internal Medicine, and American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
After earning a master of science degree at the North Dakota State University College of Pharmacy, Dr. Ahmann earned his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, and subsequently performed fellowships in both endocrinology and endocrinology research at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.
Dr. Ahmann has served as principal investigator for more than 150 clinical studies in patients with diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and obesity evaluating the effectiveness of medications, devices, and nutrition. His research has been published in scientific journals including Diabetes, Current Diabetes Reports, Endocrine Practice, Current Diabetes Trends, and the American Journal of Medicine. He has also served as manuscript reviewer for multiple journals and has written several textbook chapters.
A member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) National Inclusion Committee, Dr. Ahmann is also president of the ADA Portland Area Leadership Council. He served as the founding co-chair of the Oregon Diabetes Coalition and the chair of the Oregon Diabetes Collaborative. He currently serves as ADA Spokesperson on Everyday Choices Campaign in the Portland area and is the chairman of the Oregon Diabetes Guidelines Committee. His professional memberships also include the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association.
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