ANNE L. PETERS, MD, is a professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She runs diabetes centers in Beverly Hills and in underserved East Los Angeles.

In addition to her clinical work, she has been a principal investigator on multiple research projects, has written more than 200 articles and four books, and has given more than 500 lectures locally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Peters has served on multiple guideline-writing committees for the treatment of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Peters’ major interests involve translating research findings—from lifestyle interventions to new technologies—for people with diabetes throughout the socioeconomic spectrum. She was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association’s Outstanding Physician Clinician Award and the Bernardo Houssay Award from the National Minority Quality Forum and received a 2021 Endocrine Society Laureate Award for Public Service.

Diabetes Spectrum associate editor Joshua Neumiller, PharmD, CDCES, coordinated this From Research to Practice section.

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