Hron Bridget MD

Bridget Hron, MD, MMSc

Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6058
  • Fax: 617-730-0496

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Nutrition

Departments

  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Programs

  • Nutrition Center
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine, 2004-2008

Boston , MA

Internship

Boston Combined Residency Program, 2008-2009

Boston, MA

Residency

Boston Combined Residency Program, 2009-2011

Boston, MA

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2011-2014

Boston, MA

Graduate School, MMSc

Harvard Medical School, 2015

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Professional History

Dr. Hron is a general pediatric gastroenterologist with a focus in nutrition. Her research interests relate to dietary control of systemic inflammation. In Boston, she attends on the inpatient nutrition service. In Weymouth, she cares for general gastroenterology outpatients. 

Publications

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  1. Hron BM, Ebbeling CB, Feldman HA, Ludwig DS. Relationship of insulin dynamics to body composition and resting energy expenditure following weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Nov; 23(11):2216-22.
  2. Canavan B, Salem RO, Schurgin S, Koutkia P, Lipinska I, Laposata M, Grinspoon S. Effects of physiological leptin administration on markers of inflammation, platelet activation, and platelet aggregation during caloric deprivation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Oct; 90(10):5779-85.
  3. Koutkia P, Canavan B, Breu J, Grinspoon S. Effects of growth hormone-releasing hormone on bone turnover in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men with fat accumulation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Apr; 90(4):2154-60.
  4. Schurgin S, Canavan B, Koutkia P, Depaoli AM, Grinspoon S. Endocrine and metabolic effects of physiologic r-metHuLeptin administration during acute caloric deprivation in normal-weight women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Nov; 89(11):5402-9.
  5. Koutkia P, Canavan B, Breu J, Grinspoon S. Growth hormone (GH) responses to GH-releasing hormone-arginine testing in human immunodeficiency virus lipodystrophy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Jan; 90(1):32-8.
  6. Koutkia P, Canavan B, Breu J, Torriani M, Kissko J, Grinspoon S. Growth hormone-releasing hormone in HIV-infected men with lipodystrophy: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Jul 14; 292(2):210-8.
  7. Bernstein EL, Koutkia P, Ljungquist K, Breu J, Canavan B, Grinspoon S. Acute regulation of adiponectin by free fatty acids. Metabolism. 2004 Jun; 53(6):790-3.
  8. Koutkia P, Canavan B, Breu J, Johnson ML, Depaoli A, Grinspoon SK. Relation of leptin pulse dynamics to fat distribution in HIV-infected patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Jun; 79(6):1103-9.
  9. Koutkia P, Canavan B, Breu J, Johnson ML, Grinspoon SK. Nocturnal ghrelin pulsatility and response to growth hormone secretagogues in healthy men. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Sep; 287(3):E506-12.
  10. Koutkia P, Meininger G, Canavan B, Breu J, Grinspoon S. Metabolic regulation of growth hormone by free fatty acids, somatostatin, and ghrelin in HIV-lipodystrophy. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Feb; 286(2):E296-303.
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  12. Koutkia P, Canavan B, Johnson ML, DePaoli A, Grinspoon S. Characterization of leptin pulse dynamics and relationship to fat mass, growth hormone, cortisol, and insulin. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Aug; 285(2):E372-9.
  13. Bernstein LE, Berry J, Kim S, Canavan B, Grinspoon SK. Effects of etanercept in patients with the metabolic syndrome. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Apr 24; 166(8):902-8.
  14. Lo J, You SM, Canavan B, Liebau J, Beltrani G, Koutkia P, Hemphill L, Lee H, Grinspoon S. Low-dose physiological growth hormone in patients with HIV and abdominal fat accumulation: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2008 Aug 6; 300(5):509-19.
  15. Lo J, Bernstein LE, Canavan B, Torriani M, Jackson MB, Ahima RS, Grinspoon SK. Effects of TNF-alpha neutralization on adipocytokines and skeletal muscle adiposity in the metabolic syndrome. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jul; 293(1):E102-9.
  16. Lo J, You SM, Wei J, Canavan B, Grinspoon S. Relationship of peak growth hormone to cardiovascular parameters, waist circumference, lipids and glucose in HIV-infected patients and healthy adults. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2009 Dec; 71(6):815-22.
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