The research of Kevin A. Peterson, MD, MPH, FRCS(Ed), FAAFP, focuses on diabetes, chronic disease management, practice-based research, bioinformatics, and clinical trials in primary care. He has been the principle investigator (PI) or site-PI on many National Institutes of Health-funded studies, including ACCORD-ASPREE, TRANSLATE, and the creation of a national electronic Primary Care Research Network (ePCRN).Having licensed several UMN innovations, Peterson also provides advice and oversight for the University's MIN-REACH program. He leads the Center of Excellence in Primary Care and previously directed the national AHRQ PBRN Resource Center. Peterson serves on the editorial board for Diabetes Care , the clinical care journal of the American Diabetes Association. He also serves on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's peer review standing study section, Health Care Research Training until September 2020.Peterson has been recognized for his contributions by the National Institutes of Health, National Diabetes Education Program, the American Diabetes Association, and the Minnesota Department of Health.He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, a faculty member of the UMN Institute of Engineering in Medicine, and an affiliate fellow of the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics.
Family medicine; Diabetes management
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