William H. Herman is the Stefan S. Fajans/GlaxoSmithKline Professor of Diabetes, Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, and Director of the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research (MCDTR). He completed his undergraduate degree at Yale University in 1975 and received his medical degree from Boston University in 1979. He gained a Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology) from the University of Michigan in 1993. Professor Herman's interests include clinical diabetes and diabetes epidemiology, especially in the areas of surveillance, screening, treatment, and cost-effective analysis. He has authored for than 340 original research papers, reviews and textbook chapters and is a member of the research groups for the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT), Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC), Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS), and The Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study (GRADE). Professor Herman received the American Diabetes Association's Kelly West Award for outstanding achievement in diabetes epidemiology in 2006 and the U-M Dean's Award for Clinical and Health Services Research in 2007. He has been recognized by Best Doctors as a "Best Doctor in America" for more than 10 years.