Dr. Peter H. Bennett is widely-regarded as an international leader in diabetes research. He was the first to initiate a major longitudinal study of type 2 diabetes and its complications which led to the international standardization of diagnostic criteria by the World Health Organization. His Pima Study, Da Qing study, and Finnish study serve as the foundation for diabetes prevention programs around the world inculding the Centers for Disease Control Diabetes Prevention Program. Dr. Bennett remains a mentor to thousands of young diabetes researchers trained by his international epidemiology seminars.
Dr. Bennett's unparalleled achievements in the field of diabetes research is the genesis for much of what we know about diabetes, its mechanisms, its complications, and its eventual cure.
Read Dr. Bennett's full biography. Or watch the 2013 Hamm Prize Laureate Video.
See the media briefing announcing Dr. Bennett as the 2013 Hamm Prize Laureate.