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§16-5Z-2. Members of the Coalition for Diabetes Management.

The Coalition for Diabetes Management shall consist of the following members:

(1) The Dean of the School of Public Health at West Virginia University, or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair of the coalition.

(2) Four physicians licensed to practice in this state pursuant to article three or fourteen, chapter thirty of this code who shall be appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates in consultation with the cochairs of the Joint Committee on Health. These physicians shall be board-certified endocrinologists.

(3) A primary care physician licensed to practice in this state pursuant to article three or fourteen, chapter thirty of this code who shall be appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates in consultation with the cochairs of the Joint Committee on Health.

(4) A pediatric physician licensed to practice in this state pursuant to article three or fourteen, chapter thirty of this code who shall be appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates in consultation with the cochairs of the Joint Committee on Health.

(5) A pharmacist licensed to practice in this state pursuant to article five, chapter thirty of this code. Preference shall be given to a pharmacist who is certified as a diabetes educator.

(6) A dietitian licensed or registered to practice in this state pursuant to article thirty-five, chapter thirty of this code who is also a diabetic educator who shall be appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates in consultation with the cochairs of the Joint Committee on Health.

(7) There shall be equal distribution of the membership of the coalition among the congressional districts of this state and each congressional district shall be represented in the membership of the coalition.

(8) The cochairs of the Joint Committee on Health serve as nonvoting members, ex-officio.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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