Boyd Metzger, M.D. is the Tom D Spies Emeritus Professor of Nutrition and Metabolism in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School, Chicago, IL.
Metzger was an undergraduate at the University of South Dakota and earned his M.D. at University of Iowa. He was Intern, Medical Resident and Clinical Fellow in Metabolism at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Biological Chemistry at Washington University in St Louis.
Dr. Metzger has had “career-long” research and clinical interests in diabetes-related disorders. He headed Northwestern University’s Clinical Center of the Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program. For decades, he has investigated the impact of gestational diabetes mellitus, preexisting diabetes and states of altered nutrition during pregnancy on intrauterine, perinatal and lifelong health of offspring. He has served on editorial boards of Diabetes and Diabetologia and was a member of the Organizing Committee of all five ADA sponsored International Workshop Conferences on gestational diabetes mellitus and Chairman and Proceedings Editor of the last three. He was the Principal Investigator of the NICHD/NIDDK funded “Hyperglycemia & Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) study and chaired the International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) Consensus Panel that developed new recommendations for diagnosis and classification of hyperglycemia in pregnancy. He is also Principal Investigator of the recently completed, NIDDK/NICHD funded HAOP Follow Up Study that examined associations of intrauterine metabolism with long term outcomes in mothers and children.
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