Angela M. Leung, MD

November 10, 2023

Angela Leung photoAngela M. Leung, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, at the University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Dr. Leung received her medical degree and completed her internship and internal medicine residency from the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center; her clinical and research fellowships from its Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition; and a Master of Science in epidemiology from the Boston University of Public Health.

Her research interests are in thyroid disease, iodine status, maternal-fetal thyroid health, and environmental thyroid toxicants, having authored over 140 articles, reviews, book chapters, and editorials. She has lectured in national and international conferences, served on the American Thyroid Association board of directors, as editor-in-chief of Clinical Thyroidology, and is past-chair of American Thyroid Association Women in Thyroidology.

Dr. Leung has served in study section and other committees of the National Institutes of Health, Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and other organizations. She sits on the scientific advisory board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a focus on the endocrine effects of drinking water contaminants. She was a member of the task force that developed the first thyroid eye disease consensus statement in joint collaboration between the American Thyroid Association and the European Thyroid Association, serves on the writing group for the American Thyroid Association’s update to its differentiated thyroid cancer guidelines, and is co-chairing the American Thyroid Association’s update to its thyroid and pregnancy guidelines. 

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