John Buse is the Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Director of the Diabetes Center, and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. He also serves as Director of the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute working through a US National Institutes of Health-based consortium to accelerate the conversion of ideas and discoveries to products and policies for the improvement of health and well-being.
Dr Buse’s efforts combine clinical care, research, administration and teaching. He works with teams of investigators in diabetes clinical trials, comparative effectiveness research and translation of basic science towards clinical application. He has received numerous awards and honours, as well as international recognition for innovative patient-centred care. In addition, he has authored more than 400 journal publications and is a former President for Medicine & Science of the American Diabetes Association.