About Francine Kaufman
Francine Ratner Kaufman, M.D. has had a 30-year distinguished career in diabetes care, research and advocacy. In 2009, she stepped down as director of the Comprehensive Childhood Diabetes Center, and head of the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to become Chief Medical Officer and VP of Global Clinical, Medical and Health Affairs at Medtronic Diabetes (Northridge, CA).
Dr. Kaufman is also a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Pediatrics and Communications at the Keck School of Medicine and the Annenberg School of Communications of the University of Southern California, and an attending physician at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.