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Diabetes Dream Team

Finding answers. Helping people.

Touro University California's DREAM (Diabetes Research Education And Management) Team — part of the College of Osteopathic Medicine — is dedicated to education about, diagnosis and treatment of research into the international health crisis that is diabetes.

million Americans have diabetes
million US adults— 1 in 3 —have prediabetes.
1 in 4
health care dollars is spent on people with diagnosed diabetes.

DREAM Team's Dream

TUC's DREAM Team, established in 2015 and led by internationally renowned diabetes specialist, Dr. Jay Shubrook, is laser-focused on all aspects of diabetes: education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure.

The DREAM Team's work includes conducting cutting-edge diabetes-related research projects, providing team-based clinical care to patients with Diabetes, educating healthcare professionals and candidates on the most up-to-date Diabetes treatment best practices and offering screening and educational programs in the community. The DREAM Team also runs a Diabetology Fellowship program for practicing physicians.

Community programs include the Mobile Diabetes Education Center (MOBEC), the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), the Pharm2Home Initiative and the Diabetes Education Empowerment Program (DEEP).

The DREAM Team at Touro University California is a CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Program Coach Training site.

DREAM Team Members

Jay Shubrook

Jay Shubrook, DO

Professor, Primary Care Department, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clipper Young

Clipper Young, PharmD, MPH

Associate Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Deanna Dickey

Deanna Dickey

Operations Manager & Event Coordinator, MOBEC, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Anne Lee


Diabetes Program Manager, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Primary Care
Joy Moverley

Joy Moverley, DHSC, MPH, PA-C

Program Director, Professor & Assistant Dean, PA/MPH (Vallejo)
Sumera Ahmed

Sumera Ahmed, MD

Assistant Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Primary CareDirector, Diabetology Fellowship & Associate Medical Director, Metabolic Research Center, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Maya Ramsey, MPH

Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinator, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Maryelli Ray

Diabetes Program Coordinator Assistant, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Primary Care

Suvarchala Kompella, MD

Diabetes Fellow, DREAM Team

Tess Calinawan

Clinical Research Coordinator, DREAM Team

Shirley Wong, PharmD

Pharmacy Resident, DREAM Team

Sami Tuquan

Clinical Research Assistant, DREAM Team

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