Eva L. Feldman MD, PhD, FANA

University of Michigan

Professor Eva Feldman is a clinician-scientist whose career focuses on understanding the neurological complications of obesity and diabetes. With 25 years of continuous funding from NIH, she is Principal Investigator on 3 multi-institutional grants to complete comprehensive transcriptomic, proteomic, and metabolomic phenotyping of obese and diabetic children and adults, with the goal to understand the pathogenesis of neurological complications, particularly diabetic neuropathy. She also oversees 5 NIH grants supporting basic scientific research employing cellular and murine models of metabolic injury. Her findings are published in 375 manuscripts, 70 book chapters, and she has authored 4 books. Professor Feldman served as President of the American Neurological Association and is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. She has received lifetime achievement awards from the ADA, JDRF and the Endocrine Society. In 2016, she was named the National Physician of the Year for Clinical Excellence among the Best Doctors in America.