Dr. Galindo graduated from the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Havana, Cuba. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an Endocrinology fellowship at North Shore University Hospital in New York. After completing fellowship, he joined the faculty of The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In this position, he was appointed “Director of the Inpatient Diabetes Service” and “Medical Chair of the Diabetes Taskforce” at Mount Sinai St’ Luke and West Hospitals. He then joined the faculty of the Division of Endocrinology of Emory University in 2017, to work with his mentor Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez, who is an internationally known researcher for his contributions in the area of inpatient diabetes management. Dr. Galindo’s research focuses on translational studies and clinical trials in the area of management of diabetes in the hospital and in patients with renal failure and post-transplantation diabetes (PTDM/NODAT). He currently serves as the Medical Chair of the Hospital Diabetes Taskforce of Emory Healthcare System. He is the recipient of numerous awards from the Endocrine Society, the “FLARE award: Future Leaders in Advancing Research in Endocrinology”, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Fellows Foundation and the prestigious “Leo M. Davidoff Award” for outstanding teaching of Einstein’s medical students. His research has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals and presented at the international scientific meetings of the ADA, Endocrine Society and AACE.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM