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.



21st Annual Julio V. Santiago, MD Lecture

March 1, 2024
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Pediatric Grand Rounds | 3rd Floor Auditorium, SLCH

Previous Presenters

2023: Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD
Indiana University School of Medicine

2021: Michael A. Harris, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University

2020: Rohit N. Kulkarni, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

2018: Charles A. Stanley, MD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

2017: Alvin C. Powers, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

2015: Denis Daneman, MBBCh, FRCPC, DSc (Med)
University of Toronto

2014: Mark A. Atkinson, PhD
The University of Florida

2013: Barbara J. Anderson, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital

2012: John B. Buse, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

2011: Francine Kaufman, MD
Medtronic Diabetes, Northridge, CA

2010: Peter Butler, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2007: Ferid Murad, MD, PhD
The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center

2006: Joseph Majzoub, MD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2005: Alan Saltiel, PhD
Life Sciences Institute, Ann Arbor, MI

2004: Morey Haymond, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

2003: Jay Skyler, MD
University of Miami in Florida

2002: Ron Rosenfeld, MD
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

2001: David Nathan, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

1999: Dennis Bier, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

1997: Morris White, PhD
Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA