Jay Peters, M.D.

Dr. Jay Peters is the Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonia and Adjunct Professor of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drugs Development at University of Texas in Austin.

Currently, his clinical research and basic science focuses mainly in the areas of asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease and non-tuberculous mycobacterium. He has been investigating Mycoplasma pneumonia’s role in the initiation and persistence of chronic asthma which has been supported by the National Institute of Health, the Department of Defense, the Gates Foundation and through Clinical Translational Science Awards.

Dr. Peters received his undergrad from the University of Texas at Austin. He attended Baylor College of Medicine where he received his MD and where he stayed for his residency and postdoctoral fellowship.