Affiliations/other offices held: Medical director, International Diabetes Center, and director, HealthPartners diabetes program; assistant professor, University of Minnesota Medical School.
Joined the Institute: 2015
Education and training: MD, University of Minnesota Medical School; fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, University of Vermont; residency in internal medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.
Overview/research interests: Dr. Carlson’s research interests include diabetes technology, diabetes care delivery and hyperglycemia in oncology patients. Dr. Carlson has participated in several clinical trials through International Diabetes Center focusing on diabetes technology and new therapeutics. He also has experience using molecular techniques in beta cell research.