John Buse

Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Director of the Diabetes Care Center and Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research at UNC

University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, US


Dr Buse’s practice combines clinical care, research and education. He has received international recognition for innovative clinical care and efforts at prevention of type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and their complications. He practices patient-centered care focusing on developing treatment programs in collaboration with patients that meet their needs and expectations. He works with teams of investigators in diabetes clinical trials, comparative effectiveness research and translation of basic science research towards clinical application. Current projects focus in novel treatments including development of glucose-responsive insulin, cardiovascular safety and efficacy of diabetes drugs and developing the evidence-base for treatment guidelines of the future in diabetes care.

Dr Buse also plays a significant role in research administration, having been Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research since 2011 and Director of the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute since 2015.