Peter Colman

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Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC

Peter is Director, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Melbourne Hospital.  His clinical duties include organisation of Diabetes and Endocrinology Outpatient clinics, Diabetes Centre and the inpatient care and referral service at Royal Melbourne Hospital.  

His clinical research interests include all aspects of care for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and complications of diabetes.  He is a PI for the Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Trial and for TrialNet ANZ which focus on prevention of type 1 diabetes.

He is a past president of the Australian Diabetes Society and has served on diabetes advisory boards to State and Commonwealth governments.  Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of the Diabetes Management Journal and on the editorial board of the Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics Journal.    He currently sits on a combined ADS/College of Pathologists committee which is working on the introduction of HbA1c as a diagnostic in Australia.