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 Edward S. Horton, MD  

 
 Edward S Horton MD  Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Investigator
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Edward S. Horton, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Investigator at the Joslin Diabetes Center, both in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr Horton worked for 26 years as Director of Endocrinology and Metabolism and then as Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. In 1993, he was appointed Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Medical Director of the Joslin Diabetes Center. He has more than 450 publications and is the recipient of several awards, including the ADA Banting Medal for Distinguished Service, the ASCN Robert H. Herman Award, the Mizuno Award and Lectureship, the IDF John A. Galloway Award, the ADA Outstanding Physician Educator Award, the Endocrine Society Distinguished Physician Award, the ADA Albert Renold Award and the JK Lilly Award. He is past president of the American Diabetes Association and the American Society for Clinical Nutrition and served as Chairman of the National Diabetes Advisory Board.

Dr Horton received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1957. Following an internship in surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and military service in Germany, he received residency/fellowship training in pathology at Dartmouth Medical School and in medicine and endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center.

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