Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
200 Lothrop Street
E1140 BST
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Administrative/Research Office:
(412) 648-9770

Patient/Clinical Inquiries:
(412) 586-9700

Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE


Professor of Medicine

Executive Director, University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Office: 2 Hot Metal Street, 2nd Floor
Suite E290, Rm 275
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Phone: 412-864-0158
Fax: 412-864-0167

BSN, Pennsylvania State University, 1972
MS, Helath Related Professions, University of Pittsburgh, 1978
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 1998

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Diabetes Education
Psychosocial & Behavioral Aspects of Diabetes
Diabetes Program Development
Diabetes and Telemedicine

Dr. Siminerio is the Director of the Adult Clinical Services Division of the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute. She is a nationally prominent advocate for diabetes care, education and funding, and is a former Vice President of the ADA. She is the Chair of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) translation research program and served as Chair of the IDF World Congress. Her main academic focus is in translation research and diabetes quality improvement, self-management, community interventions, and overcoming barriers to diabetes care in underserved populations. She has organized the 2nd largest network of ADA recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education programs in the US and has led efforts to disseminate these services to build diabetes care teams in Patient Centered Medical Homes.

Research Link
UPMC Diabetes Centers
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