About AADE

2019 AADE Board of Directors

Karen Kemmis


Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS GCS, CDE, FAADE

Physical Therapist/Certified Diabetes Educator
SUNY Upstate Medical University/Joslin Diabetes Center

Kellie A-L


Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Shadyside Hospital

Donna Ryan 2

Immediate Past President 

Donna Ryan, RN, RD, MPH, CDE, FAADE 
Vice President, Population Health
Ascension Florida

BOD - Mandy Reece


Sara (Mandy) Reece, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, BCACP, FAADE
Director of Interprofessional Education
Vice Chair and Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy

Corporate Secretary 

Charles Macfarlane, FACHE, CAE 
Chief Executive Officer 
American Association of Diabetes Educators


Adeola Akindana, DNP, CRNP, CDE
Diabetes Educator/Program Coordinator
Joslin Diabetes Center Education Affiliate at Doctors Community Hospital

Nicole Bereolos, PhD, MPH, CDE
Clinical Psychologist/Certified Diabetes Educator

Tammi Boiko, MSN, RN, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE

Jan Kavookjian, MBA, PhD, FAPhA
Associate Professor of Health Outcomes Research & Policy
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE, FADA
Owner, Melinda Maryniuk & Associates

Sue McLaughlin, MOL, BS, RDN, CDE, LMNT, CPT
Staff RD, CDE; Tribal RD, CDE
Children's Hospital Endocrine/Diabetes Clinic; Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; Camp Floyd Rogers

Christine Memering, BSN, RN, CDE, FAADE
Certified Diabetes Educator
CarolinaEast Medical Center

Debra Reid, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDE, BCACP
Associate Clinical Professor
Northeastern University

Kellie Rodriguez, MSN, MBA, CDE
Director, Global Diabetes Program
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Barbara Schreiner, PhD, APRN, CPLP, CDE, BC-ADM
Professor, College of Nursing
Capella University

Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE, FASCP, FAADE
Clinical Professor
University of Utah College of Pharmacy

Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, FAADE
Owner, Susan Weiner Nutrition, PLLC

Member Affiliates Liaison 

Lisa Hodgson, RD, CDN, CDE
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Saratoga Hospital
In This Section

About AADE