Alan Jacobson

Country: USA
Company: Winthrop Hospital
Dr. Alan M. Jacobson holds an extensive background in medical and psychiatric fields, having received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Medical School and serving as a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He has directed behavioral research and clinical mental health programs at the Joslin Diabetes Center, where he also served as Chief Medical Officer. His research has predominantly focused on understanding the psychological, social, and central nervous system implications of diabetes, utilizing neuro-imaging techniques to investigate brain effects and cognitive decline associated with diabetes. Dr. Jacobson has led significant studies such as the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) and Epidemiology of Diabetes Control and Complications (EDIC), contributing over 200 publications and continuous NIH funding since 1978. He has a notable record of mentoring junior faculty and trainees throughout his career.
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