The Department is happy to announce Dr. Andrew Norris as Interim Division Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes beginning July 1, 2019.
Dr. Norris received his MD and PhD in Molecular Biophysics from Washington University School of Medicine in 1997. He completed his internship and residency from 1997-2000 at the University of Iowa, followed by his Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship from 2000-2003 at Children’s Hospital Boston. From 2003-2005 he was an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, before starting at the University of Iowa in 2005. He has been Professor of Pediatrics and of Biochemistry since 2018.
Aside from being an active teacher and mentor, Dr. Norris has been a prolific scholar and researcher focusing on studying the root causes of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, early life programming of type 2 diabetes risk, fatty acid metabolism and insulin action, and the bioinformatic study of common metabolic diseases. He has received numerous R01 awards through the NIH and remains a prolific scholar. Dr. Norris is also Associate Director of the Fraternity of Eagles Diabetes Research Center at the University of Iowa.
Please welcome Dr. Norris to his new role within the Department.