Richard E. Pratley MDSenior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead, AdventHealth Orlando Translational Research Institute; Medical Director, AdventHealth Diabetes Institute, Orlando, Florida; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Dr. Richard Pratley, an internationally recognized expert in diabetes, is Senior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead at the AdventHealthOrlando Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes and the Medical Director of the AdventHealth Diabetes Institute in Orlando as well as Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Pratley is a principal investigator for both NIH- and pharmaceutical company–sponsored trials in diabetes and obesityHis current research interests include the prevention of diabetes, improving the care of older individuals with diabetes, developing new drugs to treat and prevent diabetes and its complications, and understanding the role of the fat cell in increasing the risk for diabetes and heart disease. He presents his research regularly at national and international meetings and has written over 260 peer-reviewed articles. He is a member of the American Diabetes Association, the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, and the Obesity Society. He has served on the editorial boards of a number of high impact journals, including Diabetes Care, The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, and the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.
After receiving his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and undergoing residency training in internal medicine the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, he completed fellowships in geriatric medicine and gerontology at the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University, and the National Institute on Aging.
Senior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead, AdventHealth Orlando Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes; Medical Director, AdventHealth Diabetes Institute; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
MD: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Fellowship (geriatric medicine and gerontology): University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University, National Institute on Aging
Prevention of diabetes; improving the care of older individuals with diabetes; developing new drugs to treat and prevent diabetes and its complications; understanding the role of the fat cell in increasing the risk for diabetes and heart disease
Dr. Pratley reports grants from Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co.; grants from Janssen; consulting fees from Merck; grants, speaker fees and consulting fees from Novo Nordisk; consulting fees from Pfizer; grants from Poxel SA; grants and consulting fees from Sanofi; consulting fees from Scohia Pharma Inc.; consulting fees from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. Dr. Richard Pratley's services were paid for directly to AdventHealth, a nonprofit organization.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Melanocortin-4 Receptor Agonist Useful in Proopiomelanocortin Deficiency
- Association Among Sleep Duration, Insulin Sensitivity, and β-Cell Function
- Zinc Supplementation Improves Glucose Handling in Prediabetes
- β-Cell Dedifferentiation in Type 2 Diabetes
- Shifting Sands: Preventing CVD in Type 2 Diabetes
- Basal-Bolus vs Premixed Insulin in Hospitalized Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
- Empagliflozin as Adjunct to Metformin and Sulfonylurea
- Risk Factors for Albuminuria and Decrease in Glomerular Filtration Rate in Type 2 Diabetes
- Effect of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia on Sleep in Type 2 Diabetes