Scholar alumna delivers diabetes advice and support directly to patients' fingertips

Susan Blank, JS '95, is changing the way diabetes patients receive care through an innovative new startup

August 13, 2019

After graduating from U.Va. in 1995 as the William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar, Susan Blank attended Harvard University Medical School and later returned to Charlottesville, where she worked as an endocrinologist for years. In 2017, Susan left the medical field to launch BEATDiabetes, an innovative startup that takes a new approach to treating patients with Type 2 diabetes.

 

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Alumni

Susan Blank

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar

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Fellowship

The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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David and Jane Walentas

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Legacy

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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