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Scripps Whittier 40th Anniversary Featured in Union-Tribune

Diabetes institute is leader in research, patient care

Diabetes patient Zach Leigh, third from left, joined philanthropist N. Paul Whittier, far right, and others during the dedication and opening of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute in 1982.

Diabetes patient Zach Leigh, third from left, joined philanthropist N. Paul Whittier, far right, and others during the dedication and opening of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute in 1982.

Diabetes institute is leader in research, patient care

Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute was recently featured in a San Diego Union-Tribune article about the 40th anniversary of the opening of the clinic.


Since 1982, Scripps Whittier has led the way in research that has helped to revolutionize the treatment and care of patients with diabetes.


The article featured comments from Scripps Whittier Corporate Vice President Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, and patient Zach Leigh, who as a child participated in the dedication and opening of the institute.

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