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MED appoints Shalender Bhasin chief of endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition

MED appoints Shalender Bhasin chief of endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition at Boston Medical Center.

Shalender Bhasin

The School of Medicine has appointed professor of medicine Shalender Bhasin as chief of the section of endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition at Boston Medical Center.

Bhasin received his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, and completed residency at Northwestern University Medical School. His fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism was at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Prior to his appointment at BUSM, Bhasin was professor in residence at UCLA School of Medicine and Chief of the division of endocrinology, metabolism and molecular medicine at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science where he held many leadership positions including assoc. program director of the clinical research center and assoc. chair for academic affairs in the department of medicine.

Bhasin also directs the NICHD-funded Drew-UCLA Reproductive Science Research Center. He also specializes in the physiology and molecular biology and androgens and male reproductive endocrinology.

He has been awarded the 1990 Distinguished Teaching Award at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the 1997 Drew University Department of Medicine Distinguished Teaching Award, the Medical Student Class of 1999 Award for Best Teaching Faculty, the 2003 Endocrine Society-Pharmacia Award for Finalist Paper in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Bhasin is an associate editor of the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism as well as a member of several NIH study sections. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and numerous textbook chapters.