Maine Medical Center

Scarborough, ME

maine_medical_center_facadeClinical Research Site Address (where participants are seen)
Maine Medical Partners Endocrinology and Diabetes Center
175 US Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074

Click Here for Direction to the Clinical Site

Site Enrollment Status: Recruiting

If you are interested in joining D2d as a study participant in the Scarborough area, please call or email:
207-661-7624 | D2d@mmc.org


*To see if you qualify for D2d at the Maine Medical Center site, please click here to complete the online pre-screening questionnaire*


Local Media Coverage:


November 13, 2014 – MPBN Can a Vitamin Help Prevent Diabetes? MMC Research Institute Joins in Nationwide Study

March 31, 2014 – Portland Press Herald Tests on Mainers set to start in national study of diabetes and Vitamin D

March 31, 2014 – Maine Sun Journal Maine study to test value of Vitamin D in diabetes prevention

March 25, 2014 – Vital Signs Can Vitamin D stave off diabetes? Maine researchers investigate

Nov 14, 2013 – WGME 13 News Volunteers needed for diabetes study in Maine

Oct 25, 2013 – MMCRI in the News Vitamin D and Type-2 Diabetes (D2D)


Irwin BrodskySite Principal Investigator – Irwin Brodsky, MD MPH | Dr. Brodsky received his M.D.  and Master of Public Health degrees from Northwestern University in Chicago.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Emory University in Atlanta and his fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Vermont in Burlington.  He continued as a Research Assistant Professor in Vermont before moving to the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where he was Associate Professor of Medicine and Nutrition.  He founded the Clinical Research Center at UIC and was Associate Program Director of the NIH-funded General Clinical Research Center while conducting research in diabetes and human protein metabolism. Dr. Brodsky is now Medical Director for Diabetes at the Maine Medical Partners Endocrinology and Diabetes Center of Maine Medical Center (MMC).  He is an adjunct scientist at the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at MMC Research Institute and an Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Jacki LaPointeSite Research Coordinator – Jacki LaPointe, RN | Jacki LaPointe received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Northeastern University and her ASN from Massachusetts Bay College. She is a member of the Clinical Outcomes Research and Evaluation staff at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.  She has over 15 year’s experience as a clinical research coordinator, including large national clinical studies, involving neurology, women’s health, pain and depression.  She was recruited to the D2d study from her previous assignment as clinical coordinator for the Maine site of the National Children’s Study.

Maine Medical Center’s consent forms for the D2d study are available to read below:

D2d -Maine Medical Center- Main Consent

D2d -Maine Medical Center- Repository Consent