Oct 08, 2015 Register
FRED A. WILLIAMS, JR., M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E. Minimize

Dr. Williams is a native of Louisville and attended St. Xavier High School (1970).  He received his B.A. degree in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University (1974) and his M.D. from the University of Louisville (1978).  Dr. Williams' post graduate training included an internship and residency in Internal Medicine, and fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism, all at the University of Virginia Medical Center (1978-1983).


 Dr. Williams holds an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville School Of Medicine.  He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in General Internal Medicine and in the subspecialty of Endocrinology and Metabolism.  Dr. Williams is a member of the Greater Louisville Medical Society and was the 2004/2005 President.  He is a member of the American Medical Association and is currently President of the Kentucky Medical Association.  He is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and served AACE's national board of directors from 2007-2010.  He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Endocrinology.


Dr. Williams is a graduate of Leadership Louisville's class of 2005 and participates in various civic and church activities.  Dr. Williams has professional interests in intensive therapy of Diabetes Mellitus, thyroid ultrasound and biopsy, osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism and management of pituitary tumors.


Dr. Williams and his wife Sally have four children and four grandchildren.  Dr. Williams enjoys bicycling, golf, jogging, reading, boating, fishing and raising/showing Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs.

MARY T. SELF, M.D., C.D.E. Minimize

Dr. Mary Self is a native of Louisville.  She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy and obtained a nursing degree from Jefferson Community College.  She went on to major in biology at the University of Louisville where she graduated with honors.  She chose to complete her education and residency at the University of Louisville Medical School.  As the Senior Fellow in Endocrinology, she recieved the Outstanding Teaching Award in 1990.


Dr. Self's professional interests include all aspects of Diabetes and Endocrinology with special emphasis on patient education.  She has been actively involved in diabetes education programs throughout Louisville.  She has been an officer in the Kentucky Chapter of the American Diabetes Association.  She is also a member of the American College of Physicians, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and several local medical societies.  She is board certified in the Internal Medicine and Enocrinology.  She is married to Stephen Self, M.D., a vascular surgeon.  She and her husband have three children.

'LARA O. FAKUNLE, M.D., F.A.C.E. Minimize

Dr. ‘Lara Fakunle is a naturalized American citizen who was born in Lagos, Nigeria.  She received her Medical Degree from The Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria and graduated as the valedictorian of her medical school with awards both as the Best Graduating Medical Student in 1989 and also as the Best Medical Intern in 1990.  She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and Fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism both at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She also received recognition by the Department of Endocrinology as an outstanding Clinical Fellow.  She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and she is Board Certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism. 


Dr. Fakunle is a member of the American Diabetes Association, the American College of Physicians, the Endocrine Society and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology.  Dr. Fakunle has professional interest in Diabetes Mellitus, Polycystic Ovarian disease and Thyroid Disorders.  She has an interest in the total care of the patient including their spiritual well being. 


She is married to Bobby Fakunle who is a chemical engineer and they have four children.  Dr. Fakunle is very active in her local church and spends most of her leisure time with family.  She also ministers in her church where she and her husband serve as members of the deacon board and ordained ministers.

MICHELLE MIKE, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., C.D.E Minimize

Michelle is an Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Bellarmine University. She obtained her Masters in Nursing from Spalding University. Michelle is nationally certified as an ANP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and American Academy of Nurse practitioners. Since 1999 Michelle has been instrumental in the practical management of endocrine patient care-particularly with educational programs involving insulin pumps and management. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, singing in her church choir and working out at the gym.                                  

DORIS HANCOCK, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., C.D.E. Minimize

Born in Martin, Kentucky, Doris grew up in Louisville and graduated from DuPont Manual High School.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Berea College and her Masters in Nursing from Indiana University.


Her career has been diverse-from clinical practice to management and education.  Clinical practice areas in the hospital included medical-surgical, surgery, recovery, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, psychiatry labor and delivery, discharge planner, quality management and nursing educator.  She has also worked in public health and was director of nursing at a Primary Care Center.  She has held specialist certification in Oncology, Pain Management, Tracheostomy Care, Prepared Childbirth, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Adult Nurse Practitioner and Diabetes Educator.


She has been an Associate and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Indiana University Southwest and the Univeristy of Louisville.  Most recently, for the past fifteen years, she has worked as a nurse practitioner and diabetes educator in an internal medicine practice.


Doris and her husband, Randall, have three children and one grandson.  They enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and canoeing/kayaking.  Her other interests include quilting, reading and crossword puzzles. 


Melanie graduated from Bellarmine University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.  She obtained her Masters in Nursing from Spalding University in 2001.  She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Melanie worked in Pediatric Endocrinology for 9 years and treated patients with a variety of endocrine issues, including Type 1 and Type2 Diabetes and Thyroid Disease.  Melanie is married and has 2 children.  She enjoys spending time with family, reading, traveling and outdoor activities.

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