Clinical Faculty and Staff

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Division Chief and Director of the Diabetes Clinic

David M. Harlan, M.D.
Chief, Diabetes Division, Department of Medicine
Co-director, Diabetes Center of Excellence, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Specialties/Interests: Diabetes

Samir Malkani, M.D.
Director, Adult Diabetes Clinic, University Campus, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Specialties/Interests: Diabetes mellitus

Clinical Faculty
Diabetes Clinic

Laura C. Alonso, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Director, Beta Cell Biological Studies, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Specialties/Interests: Adult Endocrinology, Diabetes

Leslie J. Domalik, M.D.
Medical Director, Diabetes Inpatient Service, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Specialties/Interests: Adult Endocrinology, Diabetes

Heather L. Elias, M.D.
Assistant Professorof Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Specialties/Interests: Interest in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes management

Richard A. Haas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Specialties/Interests: Dr. Haas sees patients with Type 1 and 2 diabetes and has a particular interest in gestational diabetes and in lipid disorders.

John P. Lock, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Specialties/Interests: Diabetes, Development of new glucose meters and continuous sensors for diabetes. I am an experienced bedside physician and endocrinologist who is dedicated to incorporating technology and engineering into the daily care of persons with diabetes.

Michael Thompson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Specialties/Interests: Dr. Thompson specializes in adult diabetes care with an interest in intensive diabetes management and diabetes clinical research and new diabetes treatment approaches.

Clinical Faculty
Department of Surgery

Louis M. Messina, M.D.
Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Vice Chair, General Surgery, UMass Memorial Medical Center
Specialties/Interests: Carotid artery disease, complex aortic disease, intermittent claudication and critical limb ischemia, pediatric vascular disease, redo aortic reconstructions, aortic graft infections renal and mesenteric artery occlusive disease, thoracic outlet syndrome (venous, neurogenic, arterial), thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
http://www.umassvascular.com/faculty/lmessina.html

Clinical Staff
Diabetes Clinic

Dawn Ahaesy, L.P.N.
Victoria Andersen, R.D.
Susan Boutiette, Sr. Medical Secretary
Dianne Carter, N.P., C.D.E.
Sean Collins, N.P., Ph.D.
Marie Faucher, P.C.A.
Christine Hoogasian, A.C.N.P.-B.C., A.D.M.-B.C., M.S.N., M.S.
Lisa Hubacz, Operations Supervisor
Jamie Kerr, P.C.A.
Nafisah Lamptey, Sr. Medical Secretary
Susan Miller, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.
Melissa Morin, P.C.A.
Nancy Morris, N.P.
Alice Painter, M.H.A., R.N., Nurse Manager
Paula Pelletier, Sr. Medical Secretary
Roberta Powell, M.P.A., R.N., C.D.E.
Bill VonRolappe, L.P.N.
Elaine Wrubel, R.R.T.-N.P.S., C.H.E.S., Med. Clinic Supervisor