Jay Skyler, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of Miami, USA
Dr. Jay Skyler is currently Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychology in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Miami. He is also Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Academic Programs at the Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami.
For 22 years, Dr. Skyler was Study Chairman for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored Diabetes Prevention Trial for T1DM (DPT-1) and its successor, the NIH T1DM TrialNet Clinical Trials Study Group (TrialNet), which were clinical trials networks aimed at preventing T1D or interdicting the T1D disease process. Dr. Skyler had continuous grant support from NIH from 1979 to 2015.
Dr. Skyler is closely involved with many scientific societies and has served as President of the American Diabetes Association, the International Diabetes Immunotherapy Group, and the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation; and Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation. He was founding Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Care (an American Diabetes Association publication with a current impact factor of 15.270), founding Scientific Editor of the International Diabetes Monitor, and currently is Senior Editor of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.
Dr. Skyler is the recipient of the 1992 Banting Medal for Service from the American Diabetes Association, the 2014 Distinction in Endocrinology Award from the American College of Endocrinology, the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award from the Faculty Senate of the University of Miami, the 2015 Mary Tyler Moore/S. Robert Levine Award for Distinction in Clinical Research from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Jefferson Medical College, and the 2017 Josiah K. Lilly Award from the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Skyler received his MD from Jefferson Medical College. He did postgraduate training at Duke University and NIH.