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The Thyroid: What is it and Why is it so important to your Health?

  • 02/15/2023
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Hybrid - IWA Office, 307 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 702 or ZOOM


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The Thyroid: What is it and Why is it so important to your Health?

with Samuel Refetoff, MD, Rawson Professor Emeritus of Medicine, University of Chicago


 Program: The thyroid is an important endocrine gland that makes and secretes certain hormones. Its main function is to control metabolism. Dr. Refetoff will explain the thyroid, its function, myths and disorders and answer your questions.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

10:30 a.m. Social Time

11:00 a.m. Presentation (Zoom Begins)


Hybrid - IWA Office and Zoom

IWA Office: 307 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 702

Speaker: Dr. Samuel Refetoff is a Bulgarian born physician-scientist, professor of medicine, pediatrics and genetics at the University of Chicago. A world-renowned expert on the thyroid, he has published hundreds of papers, received numerous national and international prizes, three honorary doctorate degrees and two MERIT awards from the National Institutes of Health. He has one of the largest referral centers for genetic thyroid disease in the world.

In Person Attendees Limited to 35

Questions: Susan Hanes, susanhanes@mac.com

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