Barry H. Ginsberg has an MD and PhD in molecular biology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital with a fellowship in endocrinology and diabetes at the Diabetes Branch of the National Institutes of Health. He was a professor of internal medicine and biochemistry at the University of Iowa. From 1990-2007 he was vice president for Worldwide Medical Affairs for the Diabetes Division of BD Medical System. Since 2007 he has been a consultant on diabetes technology.