MICHAEL SCHWARTZ
Estados Unidos


After completing his medical residency at the University of Washington (UW) in 1986, Dr. Michael W. Schwartz trained in endocrinology under the mentorship of Dan Porte, Jr. He joined the full-time faculty at UW in 1993, rising to the rank of full professor in 2001 and in 2007, he became founding director of the Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence at UW. He subsequently guided the evolution of this center into the UWMedicine Diabetes Institute, which he currently co-directs, and he also serves as Director of the NIDDK-funded Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) at UW. Over his 30-year career, Dr. Schwartz has mixed the care of patients with diabetes and other medical diseases with an active program in diabetes and obesity research. In 2010, he was selected as holder of the Robert H. Williams Endowed Chair in Medicine in recognition of his research achievements, which currently include 268 research publications, and is the 2022 recipient of the Roy O. Greep award for outstanding research from The Endocrine Society.