Rick Phillips

Rick Phillips has a long history in medical research and device development, and he understands the complications of chronic conditions. He lives with type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis and writes about both on a variety of websites. He is active in many patient communities, including the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Collaborative, Joint Decisions, Global Healthy Living Foundation/Creaky Joints, and the Patient Leadership Council of the Arthritis Foundation. For 30 years, Dr. Phillips served the people of Indiana in government and school administration and has overseen numerous insurance plans, annual budgets, federal and state grants, school building projects, and economic development projects.