Dr. Elasy is Ann and Roscoe R. Robinson Professor of Clinical Research, Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health, and Director of Center for Diabetes and Translation Research (CDTR) at VUMC. He is also the former medical director of the VUMC Diabetes Clinic. He has over two decades of experience in diabetes care and research. His research has focused on modification of self-care behaviors in diabetes and he has been an investigator on multiple large clinical trials including pragmatic trials.