Biography: Howard A. Wolpert, MD

Howard A. Wolpert, MD
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Physician
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Boston, MA

Howard A. Wolpert, MD is Senior Physician in the Section of Adult Diabetes at the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The major focus of his clinical and research activities is the care of adults with type 1 diabetes; in particular, strategies to facilitate patient engagement in self-care and the adoption of technology into diabetes management, and he established the Insulin Pump and CGM Programs at Joslin (which now follow over 2,000 and 600 patients, respectively). Dr. Wolpert is the co-author of Smart Pumping, a guide book on insulin pump therapy, and Transitions in Care, a guidebook focusing on the issues and challenges faced by young adults during the transition to independent diabetes self-care, both published by the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Wolpert has been Principal Investigator in several multi-center randomized controlled studies involving diabetes technology, and his group received a Special Performance award for achieving the best outcome data of the ten sites in the landmark multicenter Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation CGM trial.

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