Lawrence A. Leiter

Associate Director at St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
St. Michael's Hospital
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(416) 360-4000
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Last Updated 12/1/2017

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Employment History

Chair of the Clinical and Scientific Section  - Canadian Diabetes Association


David Fitchett MD FRCPC  - 



Advisory Board Member  - Worldwide

Committee  - Steering Committee

Group Member  - Banting & Best Diabetes Centre

Scientific Advisory Board Member  - INTERxVENT Canada

Member  - Canadian Hypertension Society and Obesity Canada Guidelines Committee

Member of Medical Advisory Board  - CME Telemetrix Inc.

Member  - Obesity Management Practices

Program Planning Committee Member  - HEART FAILURE

Founding Chair of the Special Programs Committee  - U. S. Endocrine Society

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Lawrence A. Leiter
Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

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The Global Partnership for Effective Diabetes Management The Global Partnership Lawrence Leiter Lawrence Leiter Lawrence Leiter Dr. Lawrence A. Leiter is the Director of the Lipid Clinic, and Associate Director of the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto where he was also the Head of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism from 2000-2010. He is also a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. Dr. Leiter has several research interests including clinical trials on the prevention of atherosclerosis, especially in diabetes, and the dietary and pharmacologic treatment of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obesity. He has over 420 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He was an investigator in many of the landmark diabetes trials including the DCCT, ACCORD, and ADVANCE and is on the Steering Committees of many ongoing outcome trials in both the diabetes and lipid areas. Dr. Leiter has been involved in many national and international committees and consensus conferences. He is the President of the Canadian Society of Endocrinology & Metabolism and is a past Chair of the Clinical and Scientific Section of the Canadian Diabetes Association. He has also been involved in guidelines committees for the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (Dyslipidemia), Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Hypertension Society and Obesity Canada. He was Co-chair of the 7th International Congress on Obesity held in Toronto in 1994. For his work, Professor Leiter has received a number of awards including the Canadian Diabetes Association Frederick G. Banting Award and the American Diabetes Association Charles H. Best Award (awarded to DCCT investigators), both for Distinguished Service, the 2005 Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Educator of the Year Award, and the 2006 Canadian Diabetes Association Gerald S. Wong Award in recognition of significant contribution to the diabetes community.

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