CMHC Faculty Members

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Edward S. Horton, MD

Boston, Massachusetts

Edward S. Horton, MD



Dr. Horton is emeritus professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and senior investigator at the Joslin Diabetes Center. He worked for 26 years at the University of Vermont College of Medicine where he served as director of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and then as chair of the Department of Medicine. In 1993, he was appointed professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and medical director of the Joslin Diabetes Center. Subsequently he served as the director of the Clinical Research Center and a senior investigator at the Joslin Diabetes Center. Additionally, Dr. Horton was formerly director of endocrinology and metabolism at the New England Deaconess Hospital and chairman of the National Diabetes Advocacy Board.

Education and Training

Dr. Horton received a Bachelor Degree in 1954 from Dartmouth College and went on to achieve a Medical Degree in 1957 from Harvard Medical School, where upon completing his medical requirements he developed a strong interest in applying research to clinical care. Following internship in surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and serving as captain in the U.S. Army Reserve in Germany from 1958 to 1961, he received residency and fellowship training in pathology at Dartmouth Medical School and in medicine and endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center.

Professional Highlights

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 Institutional Review Board 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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