Science and medicine have been a life long passion for Dr. Peters. He graduated from Houston Baptist University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts in both Biology and Chemistry. In 1975, Dr. Peters received a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is board certified in Internal Medicine with the ACP/ASIM.

Dr. Peters has served in private practice near San Antonio´s South Texas Medical Center for more than 25 years. In 1983, he became the Medical Director of the Air Force Villages, two continuous-care retirement communities for Air Force officers and their spouses. Dr. Peters was elected Vice-President of the Bexar County Medical Foundation in 1984 and assumed its Presidency the following year. He has chaired or been a member of numerous medical committees during his career including Clinical Affairs, Ethics, and Geriatrics. He is an attending physician at Freedom House Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment Center and several prominent nursing facilities in San Antonio.

Dr. Peters has conducted clinical research trials in his private practice since 1986 and has been the Principal Investigator of studies in multiple therapeutic areas, including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, influenza, diabetes mellitus, Alzheimer´s, vascular type dementia, and many others.

Curriculum Vitae/Trial Log

Dr. Peters was the lead investigator, and highest-enrolling site worldwide, of a pivotal study during the 1998–1999 influenza season involving a novel compound in the prevention of influenza in the frail elderly living in a residential community. He was the lead author when this study was published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society.