Diabetes Educator, Author, Health Coach, Registered and Licensed Dietitian

Dr. Magon M. Saunders, diabetes educator, author, health coach, registered and licensed dietitian presently serves as a Program Development Consultant in the Program Implementation Branch of the Division of Diabetes Translation at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At CDC, Magon works to provide technical assistance and support to state and national grantees. Magon also provides her expertise to various groups at CDC, including, the Center’s health equity, community health workers, and community-clinical linkages workgroups. Nationally, Magon represents the Division of Diabetes Translation as a member of both the American Diabetes Association’s Cultural Competency Workgroup as well as its African American Diabetes Disparities Action Council.