Harvard Medical School Division of Nutrition

Chairman, Executive Committee

Bruce Ryan Bistrian, M.D., Ph.D.

Elizabeth G. Armstrong, Ph.D Director for Education Programs, Harvard Medical International

Director of the Harvard-Macy Institute, Harvard Medical International

Associate Professor in Pediatrics (Medical Education), Harvard Medical School

Dr. Bistrian is Chief, Clinical Nutrition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in Internal Medicine with subspecialty qualifications in Critical Care Medicine. He received his medical degree from Cornell University, his M.P.H. degree from Johns Hopkins University and his Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

His research interests are in protein calorie malnutrition, its pathophysiology and assessment, cytokine biology, and the nutritional support of critically ill patients. He is the former President of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and is Director and past president of the Federation of American Society for Experimental Biology. He serves on the editorial boards of Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, and the Women's Health Watch. He formerly served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Reviews, Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, and Obesity and Behavior. Dr. Bistrian is the 2004 recipient of the Joseph Goldberger Award in Clinical Nutrition from the American Medical Association and was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences in 2005.

He is the author or co-author of more than 400 original publications in the scientific literature.

Bruce R. Bistrian, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Clinical Nutrition
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
1 Deaconess Rd.
Boston, MA 02215

Tel (617) 632-8545
Fax(617) 632-0204

Email: bbistria@caregroup.harvard.edu

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