Skip to Main Content

Janice Jin Hwang MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Contact Information

Janice Jin Hwang, MD

Mailing Address

  • Endocrinology

    333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Janice Jin Hwang
DownloadHi-Res Photo

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Hwang is an endocrinologist as well as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology at the Yale School of Medicine. She graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 2001 with a major in molecular biology followed by Harvard Medical School in 2006. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA and also served as a Chief Medical Resident. Dr. Hwang received her fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital and moved to Yale in 2012 to continue her research training. Her academic interests are at the intersection of metabolism, neuroscience and imaging. Her research focuses on using advanced brain imaging modalities such as functional MRI and magnetic resonance spectroscopy coupled with classic investigative techniques in metabolism to understand the effects of diabetes and obesity on the central nervous system. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Yale Diabetes Research Center, the Endocrine Fellows Foundation, and the American Diabetes Association. She is the recipient of several awards for her research including most recently the Marilyn Fishman Award for Diabetes Research, the Metabolism Junior Investigator award as well as a Yale Center for Clinical Investigation Junior Faculty Scholars Award.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale University (2017)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (2006)
  • AB
    Princeton University, Molecular Biology (2001)
  • Research Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine
  • Clinical and Research Fellow
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Chief Medical Resident
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Residency
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Departments & Organizations