Laura Hieronymus earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing, master’s degree in allied health and education and doctor of nursing practice from the University of Kentucky. She is board certified in advanced diabetes management, a master licensed diabetes educator and a certified diabetes educator. She is also a fellow of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, where she served as diabetes educator of the year in 2006-2007.
Hieronymus is the associate editor for Diabetes Spectrum, a peer-reviewed journal from the American Diabetes Association, and serves on the editorial board for Diabetes Self-Management, a consumer-focused magazine for people with diabetes.
Her expertise includes patient and family education across the lifespan for individuals with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, as well as diabetes and pregnancy. Additional areas of interest include interdisciplinary clinical and collaborative practice, professional education programs and medical communications.
- Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, College of Nursing
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