Awards and Recognition
The Chicago Children’s Diabetes Center (CCDC) is an award-winning program that has drawn recognition from:
- The American Diabetes Association ®, the first pediatric program in the Chicago area to be certified for education
- Medtronic’s Diabetes Division as a Center of Excellence
- National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators for nurse mentoring
In conjunction with, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the CCDC has been recognized as among the best by U.S. News & World Report.
In addition, Medical Director Anita Swamy. M.D., has been named a one of Chicago’s Favorite Kids Doc by Chicago Parent. Rose Briars, ND, PNP-BC, CDE, received the Mary Kelly Mullane Award for Clinical Excellence from the Honor Society of Nursing. Both Swamy and Briars train Chicago Public School personnel to help children control blood sugar levels as part of a state-mandate called Delegated Care Aide Training.
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