Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Welcomes Ada Conner as New Director of Development

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is pleased to announce that Ada Conner has joined the organization as Director of Development. She is responsible for expanding fundraising opportunities at the non-profit organization through major gift and capital campaign development, planned giving programs, as well as corporate sponsorships and donations from individuals.   Robert Nagy, M.D., … [Read more...]

George B. Primbs, M.D., Receives Prestigious W. D. Sansum Award

George B. Primbs, M.D., FACS, an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon who has conducted research on the diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy and provides free eye examinations for people with diabetes and the medically underserved at the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute since 2005, has been presented the W.D. Sansum Award for distinguished service to the community.  The award is named for Dr. … [Read more...]

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Welcomes New Board President Robert Nagy, M.D., Vice President Sandra Tillisch Svoboda, Executive Officers Michael J. Hopkins, Anne Patterson, Members Sharon Kennedy, Michael McColm

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is pleased to announce the election of new officers and new members to the organization’s Board of Trustees. Robert Nagy, M.D. has been elected as Board President, replacing outgoing President Ellen Goodstein, Esq, who completed her two-year tenure in June of 2013.   According to Ms. Goodstein, “Dr. Nagy is the perfect leader to take over the helm as … [Read more...]

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute Hosts 2013 Summer Internship Program

Six academically-gifted college students from across the United States have been appointed to the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute summer internship program.  The rigorous, five-week program, which began on Monday, July 1st, continues through Friday, August 9th. Funding for the program comes from The Donald and Coeta Barker Foundation endowment fund, in addition to endowment funds from … [Read more...]

12th Annual Taste of the Vine & Auction, Saturday, August 17, 2013, Benefit to Raise Funds for Diabetes Research, Education and Care

(SANTA BARBARA, CA) – Sansum Diabetes Research Institute is pleased to host its popular fundraiser, the 12th Annual Taste of the Vine & Auction, on Saturday, August 17, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the QAD, Inc. headquarters on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Summerland. Event proceeds support diabetes research, education, and care.   The event features a spectacular … [Read more...]