David Kerr, MBChB, DM, FRCP, FRCPE
Sutter Health, Santa Barbara, California
David Kerr MBChB DM FRCP FRCPE is Senior Investigator, Diabetes Research and Digital Health Equity, at the Sutter Center for Health Systems Research. He serves as Director of Digital Health at the Diabetes Technology Society. Prior to this he was Director of Research and Innovation at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute based in Santa Barbara, CA.
Dr Kerr is a UK trained physician/researcher in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology having graduated from Aberdeen University in Scotland. After professional training around the UK and at Yale University, Dr Kerr was appointed as a Consultant Physician at the Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, UK until his move to the United States in 2014. He is also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer at Rice University Houston, TX and a member of the scientific advisory board of PATHS-UP and the research committee of the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists.
Dr Kerr's current research interests focus on the use of digital health and democratize knowledge to reduce the disproportionate burden of diabetes affecting marginalized and historically excluded communities in the United States. He has published over 400 articles including co-editing the first two books on the subject of digital health and diabetes. You can follow Dr. Kerr on twitter at @godiabetesMD.