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Davida F. Kruger, NP

Detroit, Michigan

Davida F. Kruger, NP

Nurse Practitioner


Davida F. Kruger is a certified nurse practitioner in the Division of Endocrinology at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, where she is involved in both clinical practice and research. She is board certified by the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center in Primary Care, and by the American Association of Diabetes Educators in Advanced Diabetes Management. She is past chair of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Research Foundation and has served on the ADA’s Research Policy Committee. She is also a past president of Health Care and Education for the ADA.

Education and Training

  • Nurse Practitioner, Wayne State University, 1982
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Boston College, 1976

Professional Highlights

  • Editor In Chief, Clinical Diabetes, 2011-2016
  • Clara Ford Award for Nursing Excellence in Research and Education, 2014
  • Alumna of the Year Award, Wayne State University School of Nursing, 2014
  • Editor, Diabetes Spectrum, 2005-2008
  • Author, The Diabetes Travel Guide 2nd edition, 2006
  • Awards from the ADA: Florence Nightingale Award for Excellence in Research; Rachmeil Levine Award for Distinguished Service, ADA; Ross Hickey Award for Outstanding Service in Diabetes Research Funding; and Wendell Mayes, Jr. Medal for Outstanding Service in the Cause of Diabetes


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