Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, CDE, FACP, FACE, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and clinical director of the Diabetes and Metabolism Center at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Umpierrez additionally serves as director of the diabetes and endocrinology section and clinical research unit at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards for Best Clinical Teacher and Best Mentor of Endocrine Fellows and Junior Faculty at Emory University and has received national awards from the American College of Physicians, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), and American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Dr. Umpierrez is a member of the Diabetes Scientific Council and Board of Directors of AACE and of the ADA Professional Practice Committee. He is editor of ADA’s Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders, 6th ed.; has published more than 300 scientific manuscripts and book chapters; and has presented more than 280 abstracts at national and international scientific meetings.