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 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 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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  • Published on 2/3/2017

    Preston EV, McClean MD, Claus Henn B, Stapleton HM, Braverman LE, Pearce EN, Makey CM, Webster TF. Associations between urinary diphenyl phosphate and thyroid function. Environ Int. 2017 Apr; 101:158-164. PMID: 28162782.

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  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Pretell EA, Pearce EN, Moreno SA, Dary O, Kupka R, Gizak M, Gorstein J, Grajeda R, Zimmermann MB. Elimination of iodine deficiency disorders from the Americas: a public health triumph. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Jun; 5(6):412-414. PMID: 28159506.

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  • Published on 2/1/2017

    von Oettingen JE, Brathwaite TD, Carpenter C, Bonnell R, He X, Braverman LE, Pearce EN, Larco P, Larco NC, Jean-Baptiste E, Brown RS. Population Survey of Iodine Deficiency and Environmental Disruptors of Thyroid Function in Young Children in Haiti. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Feb 01; 102(2):644-651. PMID: 27768855.

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  • Published on 1/12/2017

    Haymart MR, Pearce EN. How Much Should Thyroid Cancer Impact Plans for Pregnancy? Thyroid. 2017 Mar; 27(3):312-314. PMID: 27960612.

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