Professor of Medicine, Chairman of the Department of Medicine
Dr. Roy E. Weiss is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Weiss is an expert in diseases of the thyroid and pituitary disorders. His research has centered on the mechanisms of thyroid hormone action at the molecular, physiological, and psychological levels, including the molecular basis for the syndrome of resistance to thyroid hormone. He also has conducted several clinical studies evaluating treatment of thyroid disease.
In addition to teaching medical student courses in physiology and pathology, Weiss has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences. He recently co-authored a book, “Genetic Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders,” serves on the editorial board of Endocrinology, and has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles on thyroid disease research and endocrinology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Endocrinology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Weiss is also the 2014 President-Elect for the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research.