Melissa Anderson is an active community volunteer with three nearly grown children including her daughter, Katie, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in August 2011 at age 11. She currently works in the Diabetes Clinic at Stanford Children’s Hospital as a parent mentor and is the parent lead for their Diabetes Family Advisory Council. She also serves as the parent advisor on Stanford Children’s Diabetes Quality Improvement team working with the T1D Exchange to develop interventions aimed at improving clinical care for patients with type 1 diabetes. Additionally, she serves on the board of Carb DM, a San Francisco Bay Area organization providing support, education and connection to the T1D community. She is married to Howard Look, the founder and CEO of Tidepool.
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