David Kerr, MBChB, DM, FRCP, FRCPE
Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Dr. David Kerr is Director of Research and Innovation at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (www.sansum.org , Santa Barbara, CA and Director of Digital Services for the Diabetes Technology Society. Previously he was Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre in the UK. His research and innovation continues to focus on the use of technology for diabetes care and also the new area of digital health. Dr Kerr is co-Editor of the 1st book to be published on Digital Health and Diabetes (https://doi.org/10.1016/C2018-0-01557-1). He is co-founder of the annual Digital Diabetes Congress and recently launched a major long-term initiative to reduce the burden of diabetes for an underserved population in the United States through the creation of an innovative long-term cohort study (Mil Familias). He is also lead investigator in a program exploring the value of food as medicine through the use of medical prescriptions of vegetables for adults with or at risk of type 2 diabetes (Farming for Life). In March 2020, Dr Kerr also launched www.LatinoDiabetes.net – a free on-line resource which aims to reduce the risk of COVID-19 for Hispanic/Latino families living with diabetes. You can follow Dr Kerr on Twitter @godiabetesmd