J. Terry Saunders, MD

J. Terry Saunders, MD

null J. Terry  Saunders
Degree(s): PhD
Graduate School: Yale University
Primary Appointment: Assistant Professor, Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism;  Director of the Virginia Center for Diabetes Professional Education
Email Address: jts@Virginia.EDU

Research Description

Research interests are in the areas of innovative methods such as telehealth for bringing diabetes patient education to medically underserved areas and lifestyle change as it relates to the prevention and management of obesity and type 2 diabetes.


Selected Publications

McCall, A.L. & Saunders, J.T. (2013). Diabetes mellitus in adults. In E.T. Bope, & R. D. Kellerman (Eds.), Conn’s Current Therapy 2013. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders.

Saunders, J.T., Green Pastors, J.G. (2008). Practical tips on lifestyle management of type 2 diabetes for the busy clinician. Current Diabetes Reports. 8(5), 353-360.

Amoah, A.G.B., Owusu, S.K., Acheampong, J.W., Agyenim-Boateng, K., Asare, H.A., Owusu, A.A., Mensa-Poku, M.F., Adamu, F.C., Amegashie, R.A., Saunders, J.T., Fang, W.L., Pastors, J.G., Sanborn, C., Barrett, E.J., Woode, M.K. (2000). A national diabetes care and education programme: the Ghana model. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 49, 149-157.

Schorling, J.B. & Saunders, J.T. (2000). Is “sugar” the same as diabetes? Diabetes Care, 23(3), 330-334.

Saunders, J.T., Pastors, J.G., Editors (1999). Professional issues in facilitating lifestyle change for people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 12(1), 17-38.

Willems, J.P., Saunders, J.T., Hunt, D.E., Schorling, J.B. (1997). Prevalence of coronary heart disease risk factors among rural blacks: A community-based study. Southern Medical Journal, 90(8), 814-820.


Contact Information

Office Address: PO Box 801417 Fontaine Research Park 450 Ray C. Hunt Dr.,

Office Phone: 434-924-0239

Fax Phone: 434-243-9143

Website: http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/vcdpe