Merri Lou PendergrassMD, PhD
Merri Pendergrass, MD, PhD, has been appointed director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Pendergrass also has joined the faculty of the UA Department of Medicine as a professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology. Prior to joining the UA, Dr. Pendergrass was vice president and national practice leader for the Diabetes Therapeutic Resource Center® of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (now Express Scripts, Inc.), maintained a clinical practice in diabetes and endocrinology at Parkland Memorial Hospital and was on the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Prior to that, she was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and was director of the diabetes program at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.