A spotlight on women

Panel discussion on women, diabetes and health equity commemorates World Diabetes Day

By: Tyler Francischine
Drs. Cusi, O'Neal, Guyer, Scarton, Walker, Westen and Limacher Pictured from left to right: Kenneth Cusi, M.D., Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; LaToya O’Neal, Ph.D., assistant professor of family, youth and community sciences at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; Laura Guyer, Ph.D., a faculty member of the UF Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research; Lisa Scarton, Ph.D., R.N., a post-doctoral associate in the UF College of Nursing; Ashby Walker, Ph.D., director for health equity initiatives at the UF Diabetes Institute; Sarah Westen, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow in pediatric psychology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions; and Marian Limacher, M.D., senior associate dean for faculty affairs and professional development at the UF College of Medicine.
“Type 1 diabetes is a mind disease as much as it is a body disease.”
Sarah Westen, Ph.D.
UF College of Public Health and Health Professions