University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center
As Executive Director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, Peggy coordinates all aspects of the Center’s clinical, research, outreach and educational activities. Peggy is a registered nurse with a master’s degree in health care leadership and management. Her experience in diabetes management, research and education includes management of the kidney/pancreas transplant program and collaboration with Dr. Philipson to establish the first islet cell transplantation program at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She also has significant experience as a diabetes technology consultant, assisting clinicians and individuals with diabetes to manage insulin pump therapy and glucose sensor technology. With her diabetes knowledge and expertise in a variety of clinical, research and management areas, Peggy integrates her clinical experience into her administrative role.