Michael Rickels MDWillard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Director of Clinical Science, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Rickels is the Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, and Director of Clinical Science in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Rickels also serves as Director for Translational Research within Penn's Institute for Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism. Dr. Rickels conducts patient-oriented diabetes research that is in particular focused on islet function and replacement in type 1 diabetes and pancreatogenic forms of diabetes. This work has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Rickels is presently an elected councilor for the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association.