John Brooks III is CEO of the legendary Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. He’s unique as the leader of an academic medical center, in that he has a strong background in industry — having previously co-founded Insulet (makers of the OmniPod) and two other life sciences companies. We interviewed him in Spring about his ambitious plans to spread Joslin’s expertise across the country and around the world. It’s all about utilizing tech innovations in the…Read more »
Yesterday we published the first half of our comprehensive behind-the-scenes interview with Joslin Diabetes Center CEO John Brooks III — who by the way took part in the 2012 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit.
Today, we continue talking with John, learning more about the legendary center, and digging into all the current ‘hot buttons’ in diabetes innovation and care:
DM) How much of Joslin’s focus is pure research?
JB) About 40% of our total focus is…
JOSLIN… Just the sound of it makes the heart of most PWDs (people with diabetes) skip a beat. It stands for the world’s leading center for diabetes research, clinical care and education based in Boston, MA. It also harkens back to its namesake founder, Dr. Elliott Joslin, regarded as the father of modern diabetes care.
Ever wonder who currently heads up this amazing place? And what exactly they are doing to bring this Century-old institution…