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    ASBMR Member John Thomas Potts, M.D., Awarded Laurea Honoris Causa in Medicine

    Date: May 25, 2017

     

    The School of Human Health Sciences of the University of Florence awarded the degree Honoris Causa in Medicine to Dr. John Thomas Potts, Physician-in-Chief Emeritus and Director of Research Emeritus at Massachusetts General Hospital. The ceremony took place on May 10, 2017 and celebrated Dr. Potts as one of the fathers of modern endocrinology and, in addition to being an eminent clinician, has been a pioneer of chemistry and biology of parathyroid hormone. He has contributed to fundamental discoveries on the mineral and bone metabolism diseases.