2022 Virtual Speakers

Please see below for our list of speakers for the 2022 Virtual Diabetes Symposium on Wednesday, February 9 and Thursday, February 10. This activity is intended for Delaware accredited school nurses, dietitians and CDCESs to receive continuing education credits. It is also open to all educators with students with diabetes in their classroom.

M. Corocran headshotDr. Matthew Corcoran, MD | Diabetes Training Camp & Shore Physicians Group

Dr. Matthew Corcoran is Founder and President of Diabetes Training Camp Foundation, a unique clinical resource devoted entirely to providing general fitness and multi-sport camps and services for teens and adults with diabetes. The mission of the Diabetes Training Camp Foundation is to inspire, motivate and educate by delivering unique and customized programs and coaching that empower the community of people with diabetes to thrive.

Dr. Corcoran earned his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine before moving to the University of Chicago Hospitals and completing his internship and residency in internal medicine and fellowship in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism. Dr. Corcoran is board certified in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism and currently works for Shore Physicians Group in South Jersey.

C. Masterson headshotCourtney Masterson, MHA, RDN/LDN | Quality Insights

Courtney Masterson is currently employed as a Practice Transformation Specialist with Quality Insights, working on their State Contracts team in both Pennsylvania and Delaware. Much of her time is spent working with primary care providers to improve diabetes and hypertension outcomes within their practices. Her background is as a dietitian, specializing in End-stage renal disease. Just this past May she completed her Masters in Health Administration and has transitioned her career to focusing on prevention and early detection. Along with her professional experience of working with people with diabetes, she also lives it, having had Type 1 Diabetes for the last six years of her life after an adult on-set at age 23.

A. Swamy headshotDr. Anita N. Swamy, MD | Chicago Children’s Diabetes Center at La Rabida Children’s Hospital
Anita Swamy, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She also practices as an Associate Clinician at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and is Vice President of Medical Staff and Medical Director of the Chicago Children’s Diabetes Center at La Rabida Children’s Hospital. Prior to this position, Dr. Swamy founded and was the Director of the Pediatric Diabetes Center at
Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital in Illinois.
Dr. Swamy received her undergraduate degree (BS) from Tufts University and her medical degree (MD) from Drexel University College of Medicine, and she completed a pediatric residency at the University of Virginia. She completed her pediatric endocrinology fellowship training at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) and the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCA). Her comprehensive training, combined with her personal history of having had a father and innumerable family members with type 2 diabetes, fueled her passion
for diabetes management and education.
She is a Youth Strategies Committee Member for the American Medical Association, Medical Advisor for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and also volunteers her time with the Diabetes Training Camp, which is a camp focused on teaching people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes how to exercise safely and effectively.
She is passionate about diabetes education and technology, and believes that education empowers clinicians and patients, and is the key to successful management.
She has won numerous awards for patient education and physician partnership.
T. Trout headshotChristina Trout, ACNS-BC, CDCES | Retired Casual Diabetes Care & Education Provider

After 40 years at Beebe Healthcare, Christina Trout recently retired as the Diabetes Management Inpatient Provider.  Providing diabetes education for outpatients, inpatients and the community, Tina’s passion is educating health care teams, students, families and persons with diabetes within the State of Delaware.  A long time volunteer for the Delaware Diabetes Coalition and dedicated diabetes advocate, Tina was named the inaugural recipient of the Tina M. Trout Leadership Award.