Dr. Ernst J. Schaefer is a Distinguished University Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine and Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
He received his B.A. cum laude (biology) from Harvard University, and is the author or co-author of over 500 publications.
Since 1997 he
has been on the list of the Who's Who in America.
In 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2010, he
was named among America's Top Physicians in Endocrinology and Metabolism by the Consumers Research Council of America
B.M.S. from Dartmouth Medical School
, and his
M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
He did a medical residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, and an endocrinology fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, where he was also a senior investigator and head of the clinical service of the Molecular Disease Branch of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Since 1982 he
has been at Tufts University
Dr. Schaefer is also a senior scientist and the Director at Lipid Metabolism Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, the Director, Cardiovascular Research Clinic, Boston, MA and also the Medical Director at Boston Heart Laboratory, Framingham, MA.
He received an honorary PhD in biochemistry and pharmacology from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina in 2007 for his research in lipoprotein metabolism.
served on the first and second adult treatment panels of the National Cholesterol Education Program of the National Institutes of Health
, on the Nutrition Study Section, the Metabolism Study Section, and the Clinical Research Study Sections of the NIH
, and as chairman of the Metabolism Study Section of the NIH, and the Nutrition Committee
of the American Heart Association
He has also served on numerous editorial boards.
Between 1997 and 2007 Dr. Schaefer was the U.S. editor of the journal Atherosclerosis, the official journal of the European Atherosclerosis Society and in 2008 he served as the Reviews Editor for this journal.
has an impressive list of awards and honors.
Some of the awards he
has received are: