Bruce Bistrian, MD, PhD

Dr. Bistrian is Chief, Clinical Nutrition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bistrian is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Division of Nutrition at Harvard. He is board certified in Internal Medicine with previous subspecialty qualifications in Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Bistrian received his medical degree from Cornell University, his M.P.H. degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and his Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests are in protein calorie malnutrition, its pathophysiology and assessment, cytokine biology, and the nutritional support of critically ill patients.

Dr. Bistrian is the former President of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the American Society for Clinical Nutrition and was a member of the board of directors and past president of the Federation of American Society for Experimental Biology.

Dr. Bistrian serves on the editorial board of Critical Care Medicine. He formerly served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Reviews, Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Women's Health Watch, and Obesity and Behavior.

Dr. Bistrian is the 2004 recipient of the Joseph Goldberger Award in Clinical Nutrition from the American Medical Association and was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences in 2005. He is the author or co-author of more than 500 original publications in the scientific literature.