James Meigs, M.D.

Physician Investigator (NonCl)
General Internal Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Research Staff
General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Member
Broad Institute
MD Harvard Medical School 1989
blood glucose; cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; diabetes mellitus; diabetes mellitus type 2; diabetes risk prediction; fasting; glucose; hemoglobin a1c; insulin; insulin resistance; metabolic syndrome x; metabolomics

James B. Meigs, MD, MPH, is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and co-director of the Mass General Clinical Research Program’s Clinical Effectiveness Research Group.

His research interest for more than 20 years has been the cause and prevention of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease using molecular and genetic epidemiology and translational health services research approaches. He has authored more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific papers, supported by multiple National Institutes of Health and foundation research grants. He has mentored 50 junior clinical research investigators, supported in part by an NIDDK K24 award.

In 2009, he was awarded the American Diabetes Association’s Kelly West Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Epidemiology. He is past associate editor for Diabetes Care and serves on many national scientific committees. Also, for more than 25 years he has been a practicing primary care general internist with Mass General's Internal Medicine Associates.

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