Title: Physician, Educator
Company: Harvard University
Location: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Edward S. Horton, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medical research and education.
A respected voice in the medical community, Dr. Horton is distinguished for his more than 50-year career in medical education and research. Dr. Horton received a BA in 1954 from Dartmouth College and went on to achieve a MD in 1957 from Harvard University, where upon completing his medical requirements, he developed a strong interest in applying research to clinical care. After serving as captain in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1958 to 1961, Dr. Horton commenced his career with the University of Vermont in 1967 as director of clinical research. He stayed with the institution until 1993, serving in various roles including director of endocrinology-metabolism, professor of medicine and chairman of medicine. In 1993, he took on the position of vice president and director of clinical research at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, and from 1993 to 2019, he was a professor of medicine at Harvard University. Additionally, Dr. Horton was formerly director of endocrinology and metabolism at the New England Deaconess Hospital and chairman of the National Diabetes Advocacy Board.
Looking back on his career, Dr. Horton feels honored to have interacted with people worldwide through his lecturing. A grantee of the U.S. Public Health Service in 1967, Dr. Horton was the notable recipient of the Herman Award from the American Society of Clinical Nutrition in 1990 and the Mizuno Foundation Award in 1994. Additionally, he received a Career Achievement Award from Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Horton holds membership with the American Psychological Association, American Diabetes Association, American Society Clinical Nutrition, Endocrine Society, Association American Physicians, North America Association Study Obesity Council and the IRB Committee of Human Subjects. Dr. Horton and his career achievements can also be found in the 55th edition of Who’s Who in America and the 26th and 27th editions of Who’s Who in the East.
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