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Alan P. Farwell, M.D.

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition Interim Chief

Director of Endocrine Clinics; Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency: Internal Medicine Residency at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
Fellowship/Post Residency: Academic Fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Areas of Interest: Clinical and research interest in the etiology and treatment
of thyroid disorders including thyroid ultrasonography and ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsies. Particular interest educating the public and patients about the
management of thyroid disorders


• Currently serves as Associate Editor of the journal Thyroid, the scientifi c flagship of the American
Thyroid Association
• Director of Patient Education for the American Thyroid Association and directs several national
educational forums for thyroid patients annually

October 15, 2012
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine