William Winter, MD
Born in San Francisco, California, William E. Winter earned his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Santa Clara University. He pursued his medical degree at Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine graduating Alpha Omega Alpha. His pediatric residency training was obtained at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. He then served as Chief Pediatric Resident at the University of Kentucky during his fourth postgraduate year. At the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, his fellowship training was in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Winter’s research activities in type 1 diabetes then brought him into the Department of Pathology at the University of Florida (UF). His research interests currently include autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes and unusual manifestations of diabetes in young people, such as a genetic form of the disease that targets young African Americans and other minorities. He is presently the principle investigator for the NIH-sponsored Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Islet Cell Autoantibody Core Laboratory. Combining articles, chapters, and abstracts, he has contributed nearly 200 publications that deal with chemistry, coagulation, diabetes, endocrinology, and immunology. Dr. Winter holds boards in pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology, clinical chemistry (American Board of Clinical Chemistry), and chemical pathology (American Board of Pathology).