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Adult Diabetes Care Team at UMass Memorial

Working as a team to personalize care by providing help with all aspects of diabetes management. Our quality patient care team includes physicians, behavioral psychologists, nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses, certified diabetes educators, registered dietitians and patient care assistants.

Schedule or Cancel an Appointment; Urgent Medical Issues Related to Diabetes
Call (508) 334-3206, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm  

After Hours, Weekends and Holidays
Call (508) 334-1000. Ask the operator to page the adult endocrinologist on call 


  • Asem K. Ali

    Asem K. Ali, MD

    Medical School: Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan
    Residency: Texas Tech University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: National Institutes of Health 
    Interest: Adipose Tissue Regulation in Diabetes

    Clinical Profile       Featured Article

  • Julie R. Chan

    Julie R. Chan, MD

    Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

    Residency: Lahey Hospitals and Medical Center

    Fellowship: Lahey Clinic Medical Center

    Interest: Transplant Diabetes

  • Leslie J. Domalik

    Leslie J. Domalik, MD

    Medical Director of Inpatient Diabetes Services

    Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Residency: Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowships: Duke University Medical Center 

    Clinical Profile     Featured Article       

  • Richard A. Haas

    Richard A. Haas, MD, FACE

    Director of Gestational Diabetes

    Medical School: University of California at San Francisco
    Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center & University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center  

    Clinical Profile     

  • David M. Harlan

    David M. Harlan, MD

    William & Doris Krupp Professor of Medicine,
    Diabetes Division Chief, Department of Medicine,
    Co-Director, Diabetes Center of Excellence

    Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

    Residency: Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center  

    Interests: Tolerance Mechanisms and Organ/Tissue Transplantation, Beta Cell Biology, Improving Diabetes Care Systems

     Clinical Profile    Research Lab

  • Andrea Kassai

    Andrea Kassai, MD, PhD

    Education: University of Debrecen, Hungary Medical & Health Sciences Centre
    Residency: Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    Fellowship: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

    Interest: Lipdystrophy 

    UMass Profile

  • Stella Lopez

    Stella Lopez, PsyD

    Doctoral Internship: Community Health Link Youth & Family Services, UMass Memorial
    Interests: Child and Family Health Psychology

    Clinical Profile      Featured Article

  • Kristin L. MacGregor

    Kristin L. MacGregor, PhD

    Director of Diabetes Health Psychology
    Syracuse University
    Fellowship: Edith Rogers Memorial Veterans Medical Center 

    Interest: Diabetes Behavioral Psychology and Medicine 

    Clinical Profile     Research Spotlight     Featured Article      

  • Samir Malkani

    Samir Malkani, MD

    Director of Community Diabetes Partnership Program

    Medical School:  All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
    Residency: Griffin Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Graduate Medical Education 

    Interest: Diabetes and Population Health

    Clinical Profile      Research Profile

  • Matthew A. Niemi

    Matthew A. Niemi, MD

    Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
    Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Interests: Diabetic Kidney Disease and Care

    Clinical Profile      

  • Nina Rosano

    Nina Rosano, MD

    Education: St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy
    Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center

    Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center

    Interests: Obesity in Diabetes and Weight Management

    Clinical Profile    Metabolic Weight Loss Program

  • Vrushali Shah

    Vrushali Shah, MD

    Medical School: Pramukhswami Medical College, India
    Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Fellowship:University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
    Interests: Diabetes & Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes Technology, Neuroendocrinology 
    Clinical Profile

  • Michael Thompson

    Michael Thompson, MD

    Herman G. Berkman Chair in Diabetes Care Innovation, Ambulatory Physician Leader, Chief of Adult Diabetes Clinical Research 

    Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Graduate Medical Education
    Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center 

    Interests: Clinical Trials and New Diabetes Treatment

    Clinical Profile   

  • Alicia L. Warnock

    Alicia L. Warnock, MD

    Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Residency: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    Fellowship: National Capital Consortium, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
    Interests: Insulin Pumps, Obesity & Weight Management
    Clinical Profile   Featured Article

Licensed Practical Nurses

Patient Care Assistants

Chloe Hamblin, LPN Ashley Adamonis, PCA   
Melissa Schnauber, LPN Jennette Alexander, PCA
Betty Jo Shea, LPN Margaret Kwarteng, PCA
  Viviana Laracuente, PCA
  Maribelys Lopez, PCA
  Jennifer Montanez, PCA

Ambulatory Service Representatives

Senior Medical Administrative Secretaries

Lee Ann Cipro Elizabeth Collins
Dawn Holloway Michelle Mahony
Nadia Odamtten 
Sonia Ortiz 
Cynthia Ten Celeste Turcotte
Shianne Walls Paula Yockel

Administrative Staff

Cheryl Barry, RN, CDE, Manager of Diabetes Education
Lisa Hubacz, Operations Supervisor
Susan Vangel, BSN, RN, Nurse Manager
Adam Webster, Communications Specialist