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Thomas Carpenter MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology) and of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia; Medical Director, Hospital Research Unit

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Thomas Carpenter, MD

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Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8064

    United States

Thomas Carpenter
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Dr. Carpenter has maintained a career-long involvement in metabolic bone diseases in children. He currently directs the Yale Center for X-linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH) and the Physiology Core of the Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases. His research interests center on the pathophysiology and development of therapy for XLH, the most common inherited form of rickets. He also has a major interest in the metabolism and function of vitamin D, and disorders related to vitamin D in children. He served as director of the Yale Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program for over 20 years, and is Clinical Director of the Yale’s Pediatric Endocrinology Section.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Alabama (1977)
  • Fellow
    Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston
  • Intern & Resident
    University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1982)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology (1983)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Who's Who in America2012
Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering2011
George Lowry LecturerUniversity of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor2006
Pfizer/Endocrine Society International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism2006
Twelfth annual Judson Van Wyk LecturerUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill2006

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