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William Crowley, MD


Dr. Crowley is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, chief of the Reproductive Endocrine Unit of the Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and director of the Harvard-wide Reproductive Endocrine Sciences Center at Harvard Medical School.

In addition, Dr. Crowley serves as the director of clinical research for the MGH and is a member of the MGH General Executive Committee, the Executive Committee on Research, and the Chiefs Council. In these roles, he has been working to focus the MGH's efforts on clinical research, to provide infrastructure for translational research, and to build an infrastructure for both clinical trials and outcomes/epidemiology/disease management research.

Dr. Crowley received his medical degree from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1969 and received an honorary AM degree from Harvard University in 1992. He completed his residency in medicine at MGH and was general medical officer and lieutenant in the United States Navel Reserve, at the Naval Hospital in Newport, Rhode Island.

Dr. Crowley has contributed more than 200 articles, books, and chapters to scientific literature. He is a member of the editorial board for four leading journals. He is the founder of the Academic Health Center Clinical Research Forum. In addition, he served on the Clinical Research Roundtable, the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences from 2000 to 2004, and on the board of advisors of the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation. He is also a past president of the Endocrine Society. Dr. Crowley was the first male to receive the Mentor of the Year by Women in Endocrinology in 2000 and will receive the Fred Conrad Koch Award, the Endocrine Society's highest scientific award, in 2005.

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