Keck School Faculty

Peter Albert Singer, MD
Peter Albert Singer, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
CHP 204C Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Singer's clinical interests include pituitary disorders, thyroid disease, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. He currently serves as Chief of Clinical Endocrinology and Director, Thyroid Diagnostic Center.

Dr. Singer earned his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco. He then performed his internship and residency at LAC+USC Medical Center, followed by an Endocrinology Fellowship.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. : List of America's Top Doctors, 2011

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Teaching Award, Year II, 2010

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists: Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist, 2004

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Master Professor of Medicine, 1996

USPH Special Postdoctoral: Fellowship Award, 1972-1973

LAC+USC Medical Center: Upjohn Award for Most Outstanding Resident in Medicine, 1968-1969

University of California, San Francisco Medical School: Ralph J. Taussig Academic Scholarship, 1964-1965

Canada's global health role Lancet. 2018 Dec 01; 392(10162):2350. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in humanitarian aid Nature. 2018 Jul; 559(7713):169-173. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in humanitarian aid Nature. 2018 07; 559(7713):169-173. . View in PubMed

Canada's global health role Lancet. 2018 12 01; 392(10162):2350. . View in PubMed

Circulating Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Predict Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis and Extent Thyroid. 2016 Mar; 26(3):381-9. . View in PubMed

Thyroid. 2016 09; 26(9):1338-9. . View in PubMed

A focus on child development Science. 2014 Jul 11; 345(6193):121. . View in PubMed

In response Endocr Pract. 2013 Nov-Dec; 19(6):1064-5. . View in PubMed

Discussing infanticide J Med Ethics. 2013 May; 39(5):260. . View in PubMed

Addressing ethical, social, and cultural issues in global health research PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(8):e2227. . View in PubMed

Clinical practice guidelines for hypothyroidism in adults: cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association Thyroid. 2012 Dec; 22(12):1200-35. . View in PubMed

Clinical practice guidelines for hypothyroidism in adults: cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association Endocr Pract. 2012 Nov-Dec; 18(6):988-1028. . View in PubMed

Emergence of biopharmaceutical innovators in China, India, Brazil, and South Africa as global competitors and collaborators Health Res Policy Syst. 2012 Jun 06; 10:18. . View in PubMed

Factors influencing agbiotech adoption and development in sub-Saharan Africa Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Jan 09; 30(1):38-40. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in global mental health Nature. 2011 Jul 06; 475(7354):27-30. . View in PubMed

How not to save a life Bioethics. 2011 Jun; 25(5):ii-iii. . View in PubMed

Franchising rabies vaccine delivery: the case of Indian immunologicals PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Apr 26; 5(4):e946. . View in PubMed

Access to life-saving medicines and intellectual property rights: an ethical assessment Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2011 Apr; 20(2):279-89. . View in PubMed

Access and use of human tissues from the developing world: ethical challenges and a way forward using a tissue trust BMC Med Ethics. 2011 Jan 25; 12:2. . View in PubMed

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2010 Dec 13; 10 Suppl 1:S7. . View in PubMed

Harnessing biodiversity: the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research (IMRA) BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2010 Dec 13; 10 Suppl 1:S9. . View in PubMed

Africa's largest long-lasting insecticide-treated net producer: lessons from A to Z Textiles BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2010 Dec 13; 10 Suppl 1:S6. . View in PubMed

Global healthStagnant health technologies in Africa. Science. 2010 Dec 10; 330(6010):1483-4. . View in PubMed

Global health or global wealth? Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Sep; 28(9):907-9.. View in PubMed

Case study: India's billion dollar biotech Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Aug; 28(8):783. . View in PubMed

Addressing conflicts of interest in Public Private Partnerships BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2010 Jul 08; 10:19. . View in PubMed

'Relief of oppression': an organizing principle for researchers' obligations to participants in observational studies in the developing world BMC Public Health. 2010 Jun 30; 10:384. . View in PubMed

Guidance for reconciling patent rights and disclosure of findings at scientific meetings Health Res Policy Syst. 2010 May 25; 8:15. . View in PubMed

Evaluating priority setting success in healthcare: a pilot study BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 May 19; 10:131. . View in PubMed

Human-animal chimeras for vaccine development: an endangered species or opportunity for the developing world? BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2010 May 19; 10:8.. View in PubMed

Cultivating regenerative medicine innovation in China Regen Med. 2010 Jan; 5(1):35-44. . View in PubMed

A business plan to help the 'global South' in its fight against neglected diseases Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Nov-Dec; 28(6):1760-73. . View in PubMed

Globetrotting firms: Canada's health biotechnology collaborations with developing countries Nat Biotechnol. 2009 Sep; 27(9):806-14. . View in PubMed

In global health research, is it legitimate to stop clinical trials early on account of their opportunity costs? PLoS Med. 2009 Jun 09; 6(6):e1000071.. View in PubMed

A survey of South-North health biotech collaboration Nat Biotechnol. 2009 Mar; 27(3):229-32. . View in PubMed

Healthcare sustainability and the challenges of innovation to biopharmaceuticals in Canada Health Policy. 2008 Sep; 87(3):359-68. . View in PubMed

Harnessing stem cells for health needs in India Cell Stem Cell. 2008 Jul 03; 3(1):11-5. . View in PubMed

Brazilian health biotech--fostering crosstalk between public and private sectors Nat Biotechnol. 2008 Jun; 26(6):627-44. . View in PubMed

From diversity to delivery: the case of the Indian Genome Variation initiative Nat Rev Genet. 2008 10; 9 Suppl 1:S9-14. . View in PubMed

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Genomic medicine and developing countries: creating a room of their own Nat Rev Genet. 2008 06; 9(6):487-93. . View in PubMed

Chinese health biotech and the billion-patient market Nat Biotechnol. 2008 Jan; 26(1):37-53. . View in PubMed

How can developing countries harness biotechnology to improve health? BMC Public Health. 2007 Dec 03; 7:346.. View in PubMed

Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases Nature. 2007 Nov 22; 450(7169):494-6. . View in PubMed

A visual dashboard for moving health technologies from "lab to village" J Med Internet Res. 2007 Oct 22; 9(4):e32. . View in PubMed

A tough transition Nature. 2007 Sep 13; 449(7159):160-3. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in global health: the ethical, social and cultural program PLoS Med. 2007 Sep; 4(9):e265. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in global health: community engagement in research in developing countries PLoS Med. 2007 Sep; 4(9):e273. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in global health: engaging civil society organizations in biomedical research in developing countries PLoS Med. 2007 Sep; 4(9):e272. . View in PubMed

Grand challenges in global health: ethical, social, and cultural issues based on key informant perspectives PLoS Med. 2007 Sep; 4(9):e268. . View in PubMed

Detection of occult medullary thyroid cancer recurrence with 2-deoxy-2-[F-18]fluoro-D-glucose-PET and PET/CT Mol Imaging Biol. 2007 Mar-Apr; 9(2):72-7. . View in PubMed

2-Deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-glucose-positron emission tomography and positron emission tomography/computed tomography diagnosis of patients with recurrent papillary thyroid cancer Mol Imaging Biol. 2006 Sep-Oct; 8(5):309-14. . View in PubMed

Deeper lessons from the CMAJ debacle Lancet. 2006 May 13; 367(9522):1551-3. . View in PubMed

1980-2005: bioethics then and now Monash Bioeth Rev. 2006 Jan; 25(1):9-14. . View in PubMed

Cross border shopping: how much for your heart? Healthc Q. 2006; 9(4):81-3.. View in PubMed

Ethics and economics: does programme budgeting and marginal analysis contribute to fair priority setting? J Health Serv Res Policy. 2006 Jan; 11(1):32-7.. View in PubMed

Health innovation networks to help developing countries address neglected diseases Science. 2005 Jul 15; 309(5733):401-4. . View in PubMed

Global health challenges: the need for an expanded discourse on bioethics PLoS Med. 2005 Jul; 2(7):e143. . View in PubMed

Hospital priority setting with an appeals process: a qualitative case study and evaluation Health Policy. 2005 Jul; 73(1):10-20. . View in PubMed

A randomized trial of teaching bioethics to surgical residents Am J Surg. 2005 Apr; 189(4):453-7. . View in PubMed

"Harnessing genomics to improve health in Africa" - an executive course to support genomics policy Health Res Policy Syst. 2005 Jan 24; 3(1):2. . View in PubMed

Harnessing genomics to improve health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - an executive course in genomics policy Health Res Policy Syst. 2005 Jan 21; 3(1):1. . View in PubMed

Evidence, economics and ethics: resource allocation in health services organizations Healthc Q. 2005; 8(2):50-9, 4. . View in PubMed

Consensus Statement #1: Subclinical thyroid dysfunction: a joint statement on management from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American Thyroid Association, and The Endocrine Society Thyroid. 2005 Jan; 15(1):24-8; response 32-3. . View in PubMed

Conclusions: promoting biotechnology innovation in developing countries Nat Biotechnol. 2004 Dec; 22 Suppl:DC48-52. . View in PubMed

Health biotechnology in China--reawakening of a giant Nat Biotechnol. 2004 Dec; 22 Suppl:DC13-8. . View in PubMed

Cuba--innovation through synergy Nat Biotechnol. 2004 Dec; 22 Suppl:DC19-24. . View in PubMed

Consent to the publication of patient information BMJ. 2004 Sep 04; 329(7465):566-8. . View in PubMed

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BMC Palliat Care. 2004 May 23; 3(1):2. . View in PubMed

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Ethics and SARS: lessons from Toronto BMJ. 2003 Dec 06; 327(7427):1342-4. . View in PubMed

Biotechnology and the UN's Millennium Development Goals Nat Biotechnol. 2003 Dec; 21(12):1434-6. . View in PubMed

"The best places to die" BMJ. 2003 Jul 26; 327(7408):173-4. . View in PubMed

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CPR for patients labeled DNR: the role of the limited aggressive therapy order Ann Intern Med. 2003 Jan 07; 138(1):65-8. . View in PubMed

Fairness, accountability for reasonableness, and the views of priority setting decision-makers Health Policy. 2002 Sep; 61(3):279-90. . View in PubMed

Consensus guidelines on analgesia and sedation in dying intensive care unit patients BMC Med Ethics. 2002 Aug 12; 3:E3. . View in PubMed

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