Elizabeth N. Pearce, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition Section

MD, Harvard Medical School
MS, Boston University School of Public Health

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.

2011-2011 The Indian Physiological Society: Prof.Sc Mahalanobish Oration Lecture of the Indian Physiological Society, 98th Indian Science Congre
2011 American Thyroid Association: Van Meter Award

Combining the datasets of four clinical studies on thyroid endpoints following perchlorate exposure
08/16/2016 - 07/31/2017 (PI)
SQM North America Corporation

Cardiovascular Consequences of Thyroid Dysfunction
09/30/2003 - 06/30/2008 (PI)
NIH/National Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
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Perchiorate and Thyroid Hormones In Pregnancy and Infants in Southern California
06/01/2013 - 05/31/2016 (PI)
Univ of Cailfornia, Berkeley NIH-NIEHS

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  1. 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).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28872601.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28332879; DOI: 10.4158/EP161692.OR;.
  4. 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; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMe1615312;.
  5. Pearce, EN (editor). Iodine Deficiency Disorders and Their Elimination. Springer Nature. Cham, Switzerland. 2017. View Publication
  6. 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; DOI: 10.1089/thy.2016.0457;.
  7. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28162782; DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.01.020;.
  8. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27768855; DOI: 10.1210/jc.2016-2630;.
  9. Haymart MR, Pearce EN. How Much Should Thyroid Cancer Impact Plans for Pregnancy? Thyroid. 2017 Mar; 27(3):312-314. PMID: 27960612; DOI: 10.1089/thy.2016.0637;.
  10. Pearce EN. The American Thyroid Association: Statement on Universal Salt Iodization. Thyroid. 2017 Feb; 27(2):137. PMID: 28007009; DOI: 10.1089/thy.2016.0678;.
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