Julio V. Santiago, MD (1942‑1997)

JuJlio V. Santiago, MD

Julio V. Santiago, MD, FACP, was Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, Program Director of the Diabetes Research and Training Center, and Director of the Pediatric General Clinical Research Center and the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. For over ten years Dr. Santiago served on the NIH’s special programs for supporting research centers in minority institutions and as a special advisor to his alma mater, the School of Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico. He also lectured extensively on issues related to Latino Health in North America. Dr. Santiago received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Manhattan College and his M.D. degree magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico, where he also completed his internship. After military service in Korea as a brigade surgeon during the Vietnam War, he went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He then completed a fellowship in metabolism and endocrinology at Washington University under Drs. David Kipnis and William Daughaday. Dr. Santiago was a fellow of the American College of Physicians, served as editor‑in‑chief of Diabetes, and was the author of over 200 research publications.


The 18th Julio V. Santiago, MD Memorial Lecture

“Approaches to Enhance Functional Beta Cells in Diabetes”

Rohit N. Kulkarni, MD, PhD

Rohit N. Kulkarni, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Margaret A. Congleton Endowed Chair
Joslin Diabetes Center


Santiago Lecture 2020 (pdf)

Charles A. Stanley, MD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Alvin C. Powers, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Denis Daneman, MBBCh, FRCPC, DSc (Med)
University of Toronto

Mark A. Atkinson, PhD
The University of Florida

Barbara J. Anderson, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

John B. Buse, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Francine Kaufman, MD
Medtronic Diabetes, Northridge, CA

Peter Butler, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Ferid Murad, MD, PhD
The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center

Joseph Majzoub, MD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Alan Saltiel, PhD
Life Sciences Institute, Ann Arbor, MI

Morey Haymond, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Jay Skyler, MD
University of Miami in Florida

Ron Rosenfeld, MD
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

David Nathan, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Dennis Bier, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Morris White, PhD
Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA