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Last updated: 9/24/2015
Dr Yvonne Grant
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Professional Information
Internationap Pre-Diabetes Center Inc
Program Coordinator
14421 Glorietta Drive
Sherman Oaks
California
91423  United States
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818 625-6756 (Phone)
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Medical
  Pharmaceutical Sciences: PharmD, PhD
Personal Information
14421 Glorietta Dr
Sherman Oaks
California
91423  United States
 [ Map ]
818 625-6756 (Phone)
818 625-6756 (Mobile)
Additional Information
  Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes, Health Equity, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Obesity
  Summary: Care manager: Population Care Management for Heart Failure and Diabetes, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. Provides leadership for community programs. Program Coordinator: Pre-Diabetes Professional Training Center (Center for Disease Control (CDC) recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). President: International Pre-Diabetes Center Inc. (IPDC). A Nationally recognized /accredited Pre-Diabetes/ Diabetes, Self- Management Education Program (DSME/T). Advanced level consultation and facilitation to leadership. Member of advisory committees: improve health care delivery and outcomes for chronic diseases. Dynamic speaker, educator, and clinical practice researcher. Consultant on strategic challenges related to improving organizational, team, and individual learning and performance.
Education/Experience
University of Southern California
PHARMD
1982 – 1984

University of California, San Francisco
Pharmacy
1976 – 1980

University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor's Degree, Psychology
1971 – 1975

CERTIFICATIONS:
Board Certified- Advanced Diabetes Manager (Link)

Castle Worldwide, Inc.
December 2013 – December 2018
Certified Diabetes Educator

American Association of Diabetes Educators
December 2013 – December 2018
Certified Diabetes Prevention Coach

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Starting May 2013
Certified Geriatric Pharmacist

Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy
October 2008 – October 2015
Social/Volunteer Organizations
MEMBERSHIPS:

1. Member of Advisory Committee on Hospital Quality
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

2. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
Education Committee Co-chair – CA Chapter
Member – Advocacy Interest Group
3. Academy Health
• Healthcare Disparities Interest Group
• Long Term Care Interest Group
• Translational and Communications
Advisory Committee Board Member

4. American Society of Diabetes Educators
More Information
Summary: Accomplishments

April 2004 – Present (11 years 6 months)
More than 30 years’ experience in various pharmacy and health care management settings including: Population Care Management, Programs for Diabetes and Heart Failure Transitional Care, Community Diabetes Prevention, and Management Programs. Chronic disease care management: use of multidisciplinary care teams to provide patient centered and coordinated care. Specializes in interventions that improve outcomes for chronic diseases. Key facilitator in the development of new programs: including Hospital Post-discharge Program, Heart Failure and Diabetes Transitional Care Programs, Management of Steroid Induced Hyperglycemia in Ambulatory Care Setting. Partnerships across disciplines to improve outcomes for diabetes. Conducts clinical practice research: interventions to improve chronic care delivery. Developed a pharmacist intervention: R-E-A-D. Designed to improve patient centered care, and address specific medication related problems. Is program director for community (Type 2) diabetes prevention programs utilizing CDC curriculum for lifestyle change. President to International Pre-Diabetes Center Inc. Is recognized for her ability to contribute conceptual leadership skills in the development of hospital quality metrics enabling the delivery of better patient care. Serves on Technical Expert Panels to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on Hospital Quality: for the design and development of electronic quality metrics and electronic-quality CARE tool, Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease Quality Measures. Translates research findings into specifications for improving care and integrates knowledge with research. Serves on advisory committees to Academy Health for Research Dissemination and Translation, Health Information Technology (HIT). Was chairperson for Professional Education and Development to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (2008 - 2009)

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