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Meet the Professor: Thyroid on the Internet: Myths and Misperceptions

June 18, 2021

Session Date and Time:

Sunday, September 12
11:00–11:45 AM EDT

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the types of thyroid information that patients find on the internet.
  2. Review scientific evidence that supports or refutes internet claims as well as areas for which there is no scientific evidence.
  3. Select a framework for discussing thyroid information found on the internet with patients.

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Faculty Information

Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScMDr. Cappola is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine; and Director of the CTSA-funded Center for Human Phenomic Science at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Cappola directs an NIH-funded research program on the hormonal alterations that occur with aging and the clinical impact of these changes, with a focus on the clinical impact of subclinical thyroid dysfunction in older individuals.

Dr. Cappola is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, and the Interurban Clinical Club, and an Associate Editor for JAMA.


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