Joel Hirschhorn MD PhD

Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD

Director, Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research

Concordia Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics

  • Contact: 617-919-2129

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Medical Services


  • Endocrinology
  • Medicine


  • Endocrinology Program
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 1995

Boston, MA

Graduate School, PhD in Genetics

Harvard School of Arts and Sciences, 1995

Boston, MA

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2000

Boston, MA

Pediatric Internship

Boston Children's Hospital, 1996

Boston, MA

Pediatric Residency

Boston Children's Hospital, 1997

Boston, MA


  • Pediatric Endocrinology


Genomics and Complex Trait Genetics

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