Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Nagy has been named trustee emeritus by the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (SDRI) Board of Trustees in recognition of his exemplary commitment and service to SDRI. Dr. Nagy is a past president of the board.

“Dr. Nagy’s support of SDRI over more than a decade has been nothing less than amazing,” said SDRI Board president Dr. Alex DePaoli. “He has inspired us and provided both leadership as our president and enthusiasm always. I am very happy to acknowledge Bob with this recognition of emeritus trustee and hope he will continue to be involved in SDRI’s future success.”

“I am honored to have served on the SDRI Board,” said Dr. Nagy, who joined the board in 2009. “It has inspired me to do the best job I can with my diabetes. The discoveries and advancements done at SDRI are inspiring.”

On the SDRI Board of Trustees Emeritus, Dr. Nagy joins George Burtness, William Burtness, Dr. Robert Logan, Dr. Lowell McLellan and Gordon Sprague.

Each trustee emeritus is encouraged to attend all board meetings and stay connected with Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, receiving all meeting minutes and notices of all events, activities and milestones.

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