Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, Medicine

Elizabeth Pearce
(617) 414-1348
75 E. Newton St Evans Building


Research interests include the sufficiency of dietary iodine in the U.S., thyroid function in pregnancy, the thyroid effects of environmental perchlorate exposure and other potential endocrine disruptors, and the cardiovascular effects of subclinical thyroid dysfunction.


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MS
  • Harvard College, BA

Classes Taught


  • Published on 12/12/2017

    De Leo S, Pearce EN. Autoimmune thyroid disease during pregnancy. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Dec 12. PMID: 29246752.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Bruce GM, Corey LM, Pearce EN, Braverman LE, Pleus RC. Determination of Thresholds of Radioactive Iodine Uptake Response With Clinical Exposure to Perchlorate: A Pooled Analysis. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 Dec 01. PMID: 29200191.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Lee SY, McCarthy AM, Stohl H, Ibrahim S, Jeong C, Braverman LE, Ma W, He X, Mestman JH, Schuller KE, Jahreis KA, Pearce EN, Leung AM. Urinary Iodine, Perchlorate, and Thiocyanate Concentrations in U.S. Lactating Women. Thyroid. 2017 Dec; 27(12):1574-1581. PMID: 29130403.

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  • Published on 9/5/2017

    Leung AM, Braverman LE, Pearce EN. Erratum: History of U.S. Iodine Fortification and Supplementation; Nutrients 2012, 4, 1740-1746. Nutrients. 2017 Sep 05; 9(9). PMID: 28872601.

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  • Published on 7/11/2017

    Lee SY, Stagnaro-Green A, MacKay D, Wong AW, Pearce EN. Iodine Contents in Prenatal Vitamins in the United States. Thyroid. 2017 Aug; 27(8):1101-1102. PMID: 28599614.

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  • Published on 6/9/2017

    Rubin R, Pearl M, Kharrazi M, Blount BC, Miller MD, Pearce EN, Valentin-Blasini L, DeLorenze G, Liaw J, Hoofnagle AN, Steinmaus C. Maternal perchlorate exposure in pregnancy and altered birth outcomes. Environ Res. 2017 Oct; 158:72-81. PMID: 28601764.

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  • Published on 3/23/2017

    Willard DL, Young LS, He X, Braverman LE, Pearce EN. IODINE CONTENT OF ENTERAL AND PARENTERAL NUTRITION SOLUTIONS. Endocr Pract. 2017 Jul; 23(7):775-779. PMID: 28332879.

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  • Published on 3/2/2017

    Cooper DS, Pearce EN. Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Hypothyroxinemia in Pregnancy - Still No Answers. N Engl J Med. 2017 03 02; 376(9):876-877. PMID: 28249140.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Pearce, EN (editor). Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Their Elimination. Springer Nature. Cham, Switzerland. 2017.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Alexander EK, Pearce EN, Brent GA, Brown RS, Chen H, Dosiou C, Grobman WA, Laurberg P, Lazarus JH, Mandel SJ, Peeters RP, Sullivan S. 2017 Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and the Postpartum. Thyroid. 2017 Mar; 27(3):315-389. PMID: 28056690.

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