Lisa Kiblinger has been with ADA since May of 2016. She received her Nursing degree (RN) at the Medical College of Georgia. She has been a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) since 1997 and received her Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Specialist Master’s degrees from Georgia State University. She practices general endocrinology, however, her focus is on diabetes and thyroid. She loves working with patients and their families to help them find the best treatment plan and education to improve quality of life and decrease burden.
Lisa is also a Sub-investigator for many research trials at ADA. She enjoys the opportunity to work closely with people, preforming the duties of a researcher and re-educating subjects as needed. She also enjoys working with investigational products, technology and medications since these are the way of the future.
Lisa and her husband enjoy their family, hiking in the mountains, kayaking and spending time with friends. They are long standing members of a local church. They also enjoy volunteering with children and at events.
Lisa considers learning to be a lifelong process and encourages her patients to go back to school, get more involved or to seek out learning opportunities to understand their disease process better. She belongs to a professional speakers club and has done hundreds of professional presentations for groups as large as 4,000 people. Lisa has dedicated her professional life to help people with diabetes and endocrine disorders live better. She has been to the State Capitol and to the National Capitol to lobby for people with diabetes several times. She is also a member of Diabetes and Endocrine organizations to stay up-to-date and involved. She attends training programs on a regular basis and she also learns from her patients. She loves the opportunity to work with people every day.