Dr. Frías, a native of Chile, is President and CEO of National Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA and served 5 years as a General Medical Officer in the US Navy. Dr. Frías has held leadership positions in Clinical and Medical Affairs at Eli Lilly, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Tethys Bioscience, and Johnson & Johnson, where he served as Chief Medical Officer and Global Vice President of Clinical and Medical Affairs, Diabetes Care. Dr. Frías has held academic positions at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, where he is currently on the clinical faculty. He is also active in the non-profit organization Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), where he lectures at the organization’s Latino Initiative patient conferences and provides continuing medical education for healthcare providers. Dr. Frías has been involved in diabetes and metabolism-related research for over a decade and has authored numerous publications in this field.
- National Board of Medical Examiners (Parts 1-3)
- Diplomat, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism