Jennifer Miller RN, BSN, CDE
Jennifer is our Diabetes Center Coordinator. She graduated from Weber State University and Salt Lake Community College with her RN degree in 1994 and earned her BSN from BYU-Idaho in 2015. Jen has worked in pediatric nursing for well over 20 years. She became involved in diabetes 20 years ago when her oldest son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes – he was only 12 months old at the time. Since then diabetes care has been principal topic of research and charity work in Jen’s life. As her son reached adolescence, she realized that diabetes care was her passion and decided to pursue it as part of her career. As a result, she did a 2-year diabetes educator fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston and became a certified diabetes educator in 2012. Since then, she has become a certified trainer for all insulin pumps and CGMS. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys family activities. She has long been involved in the athletic, religious, and educational activities of her children. Additionally, she enjoys reading, outdoor activities, cooking/baking and traveling.
Emily Gilgen RD, CD, CDE
Emily is our Registered Dietitian. She graduated from Utah State University in 2005 in Dietetics, completing an intensive internship program concurrently with her degree, as well as an extra internship in Texas doing pediatric diabetes research. She worked several years in California as a hospital dietitian and diabetes educator for an endocrinology office. She began working at St. Mark's Diabetes Center in 2007 and became a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) in 2008. She has been a guest lecturer at the California and Utah ADA Expos, Association of Diabetes Educators in Utah annual conferences, and some smaller venues. She sits on the Utah Diabetes Educator Board for AADE, is a certified trainer for all insulin pumps and CGMS units, and specializes in providing medical nutrition therapy for dietary issues. Emily is also an accomplished pianist and singer that enjoys cooking and outdoor activities.
Melanie Steere, RD, CD
Melanie is a Registered Dietitian. She graduated from Brigham Young University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, and completed her dietetic internship at California State University Long Beach in 2002. Melanie has worked as a clinical dietitian for St. Mark’s Hospital, a diabetes educator for Intermountain Healthcare, an outpatient dietitian at The Children’s Heart Center Nevada, and as an instructor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. She loves running, skiing, reading and spending time with her family.
Jim Chamberlain, MD
Dr. Jim Chamberlain received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his M.D. from Vanderbilt University. He completed his internal medicine residency and served as chief medical resident at the University of Utah Hospitals. Dr. Chamberlain served as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine based at the Utah Diabetes Center for 6 years. He moved to St. Mark's Hospital in March 2011 after accepting the position of Medical Director for Diabetes Services. Dr. Chamberlain has an intense interest in helping St. Mark's Hospital become the leader in the care of patients with diabetes in the inpatient setting.
Dr. Chamberlain specializes in type 1 diabetes, poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, and patients with the metabolic syndrome. He has extensive experience and expertise in intensive insulin therapy, insulin pump therapy, and continuous glucose monitoring technology. Dr. Chamberlain, who has type 1 diabetes himself, is an avid marathoner, hiker, and skier.
He practices at the St. Mark's Internal Medicine office which is located at:
1160 E. 3900 S. Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, UT 84124