Diabetes group honors Henry


Robert Henry, a professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UCSD, recently received the American Diabetes Association’s Banting Medal for Service to the organization.

Henry, who is also chief of the Section on Diabetes‚ Endocrinology and Metabolism, and director of the Center for Metabolic Research at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, is considered one of the premier investigators in the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of insulin resistance, according to a press release.

Henry’s works with the association’s San Diego office and has served on the Board of Directors and the Research Foundation’s Board of Directors. He is also a member of the American Diabetes Association’s Pinnacle Society and is past-president of the San Diego Community Leadership Board.