Jennifer Jurado, FNP-BC, CDE
Jennifer Jurado is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Diabetes Educator. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry at Christian Brother’s University before attending Nursing School at Union University. As a registered nurse, she spent 5 years working in cardiac intensive care and cardiac step-down units. Her work with these patients led to an interest in preventative care, so she returned to school and received her Family Nurse practitioner degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado in 2013.
She is particularly interested in the effects of a Whole Foods Plant Based Diet to reverse insulin resistance and improve diabetes control, while decreasing the risk of developing complication associated with diabetes. Research shows a WFPB diet can also lead to weight loss, improvements in hypertension and cholesterol, and a decreased rate of heart disease and many cancers. She holds a Plant Based Nutrition Certificate from Cornell University.
Outside of work she enjoys cooking, travel, being outdoors, and spending time with family of 4.
Sarah Pulliam, FNP-C
Sarah Pulliam is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Memphis. Pulliam then went on to earn her Masters of Science in Nursing at Union University. She has been working with Dr. Latif since 2016.
Working at Methodist Germantown in Cardiac Step Down for five years, gave Sarah a passion for preventative care for diabetes mellitus. In addition, she has a passion for women living with PCOS.
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys attending church with her family, which includes her husband, and three children. She also enjoys cooking, hiking, reading and running.
Marianne Briggs, DNP
Marianne Briggs is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Marianne received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Belmont University. Briggs holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Union University.
As a registered nurse, Marianne spent six years working at Methodist Germantown on their Cardiac Step-Down unit. This experience has given her the passion for helping patients gain better control over their blood sugar to prevent further complications associated with diabetes.
Outside of work, Marianne enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband, daughter, and two dogs. Briggs also enjoys going for walks and runs in her free time.
Katherine Dean, CPNP-PC
Katherine Dean is a Pediatric Certified Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care, whom has been certified by the Pediatric Certification Board. She received Her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science from Auburn University, her Bachelor of Science and Her Master of Science in Nursing from Emory University.
Dean received prior clinical training with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Endocrinology team. In addition, she has RN experience with residential pediatric mental health. Katherine has a personal connection with Type 1 Diabetes and is passionate about supporting, advocating and providing care for children and their families living with the disease.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and goldendoodle, Oakley. Katherine enjoys traveling, trying new local restaurants, reading, hot yoga classes and spending time outdoors.
Marcy Richardson, RDN, LDN, MS, CDCES
Marcy Richardson is a Registered Dietician. She received her Undergraduate and Graduate degrees from the University of Memphis. Marcy has been employed at AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center since 2015.
Kaufman is trained in Clinical Nutrition and specializes in Diabetes Nutrition, Whole Food Plant Based diet, Pump and CGMS therapies.
Marcy enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs, two cats and gecko. In addition, Marcy loves to spend time cooking, baking, reading, painting, playing with her animals and going on walks with her husband.
Terry Moore, RN, CDCES
Terry Moore is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Diabetes Educator. She graduated with honors from Baptist Memorial School of Nursing in Memphis. Moore has been the recipient of the Gold Standard Award and a finalist twice for the Memphis Business Journal Healthcare Heroes Award. Prior to arriving at AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center in 2009, Terry worked for Baptist Memorial Hospital and UT Medical Group.
In addition to being a diabetes educator and a Certified Pump Trainer, Moore has developed diabetes education material and written chapters in education manuals as well as speak at community events. Her passion for those living with diabetes is evident as she has spent time every summer since 1998 as a staff member at Camp Hopewell Diabetes Sessions. Moore has also moderated diabetes support groups.
Terry and her husband have two adult children, 7 cats and 2 turtles. She enjoys walking outside, gardening and playing her clarinet in the church orchestra.
Hannah White, RD, LDN
Hannah White is a Registered Dietitian. She received her Undergraduate from the University of Memphis and completed her dietetic internship at the VA Medical Center in Memphis. Hannah joined our team in January 2022. Her previous experience includes inpatient care in the Firefighters Burn Unit, Extended Care Hospital, and Rehab Floors at Regional One (Level 1) Trauma Hospital in Memphis.
White is trained in Clinical Nutrition and specializes in Endocrine Nutrition and CGMS therapies. She loves to speak with her patients about living a plant-based lifestyle, as well as finding a healthy relationship with food through anti-diet strategies. Her hopes are that her patients become aware of the importance of nutrition as well as the major impact nutrition has on our lives in preventing and managing acute and chronic conditions.
As a newlywed, Hannah enjoys spending time with her husband Jacob. White also enjoys spending time with her almost two-year-old labradoodle named Ellie. Other activities include cycle bar classes, spending time with friends on weekends, as well as, cooking and experimenting with new recipes.