Our Core Research Faculty

Pioneering biomedical research in diabetes and its complications

The individuals below make up HHDC's core team of diabetes investigators.
Click the person's name to call up his/her faculty page and CV.

Joni Beck, Pharm.D., B.C.-A.D.M., C.D.E.

Clinical Professor and Clinical Programs Director for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Deptartment of Pediatrics, OU College of Medicine | Adjunct Clinical Professor at College of Pharmacy, OU Health Sciences Center

Steven D. Chernausek, M.D.

Steven D. Chernausek, M.D.

Professor | Pediatric Diabetes/Endocrinology

David Fields, Ph.D.

David Fields, Ph.D.

Children's Hospital Foundation Chickasaw Nation Endowed Chair | Associate Professor, OU Health Sciences Center, Department of Pediatrics

Jacob E. (Jed) Friedman, Ph.D.

Jacob (Jed) Friedman, Ph.D.

Director of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center
Vice Provost for Diabetes Programs at OU Health Sciences Center
Chickasaw Professor of Physiology at OU College of Medicine

Minu Matthew George, M.D.

Minu George, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Endocrinology, OU College of Medicine

David Jelly, M.D.

David Jelley, M.D.

Shaoning Jiang, ​Ph.D.

Shaoning Jiang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, OU College of Medicine

David C. Kem, M.D.

David C. Kem, M.D.

Yun Le, Ph.D.

Yun Le, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine and Harold Hamm Chair in Diabetes Research | Adjunct Professor of Cell Biology and Ophthalmology

Jonea Lim, M.D.

Jonea Lim, M.D.

12