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Diabetes & Metabolic Clinical Trials New Britain General campus
(860) 224-5616

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Research staff


Clinical Research Coordinator
Terri McInnis, RN, BSN, CDE, CCRC

Clinical Data Assistant
Lynn Diaz, M.A.

Diabetes Educator
Susan G. Zailskas, R.N.,M.S.N.,C.D.E.




Clinical Research Coordinator

Terri McInnis, RN, BSN, CDE, CCRC

Terri McInnis Education

Diploma in nursing, Waterbury Hospital School of Nursing; bachelor's degree in nursing, Central Connecticut State University.


General Info

Certified diabetes educator, National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators;
Cholesterol screening certification, American Heart Association.




Clinical Data Assistant

Lynn Diaz, M.A.

Lynn Diaz General Info

Lynn Diaz is a clinical data assistant and medical assistant with the Joslin Diabetes Affiliate at the Hospital of Central Connecticut.

She collects all the data and processes laboratory specimens for clinical trials in diabetes, osteoporosis and hyperlipidemia.




Diabetes Educator

Susan G. Zailskas, R.N.,M.S.N.,C.D.E.

Susan Zailskas General Info

Susan Zailskas is a registered nurse, certified diabetes educator and recruiter clinical research nurse at the Diabetes Center. In addition to her nursing and educator duties, she recruits patients for clinical studies to test new diabetes treatments.

She earned her nursing diploma from St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing Waterbury; her bachelor's degree in nursing from Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, and her masters degree in nursing from the University of Hartford.