Professor and Chief of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Oregon Hlth Sci Univ-L607
Dept of Med
Biographical Sketch: Dr Loriaux was born in Bartlesville Oklahoma in 1940, and spent his youth in Santa Fe New Mexico. He attended Colorado State University, ultimately spending 2 years in the College of Veterinary Medicine there before transferring to Baylor College of Medicine in the MD-PhD program. He graduated with those degrees in 1967 and 1968. Dr Loriaux did his Internal Medicine training at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (Nee Peter Bent Brigham hospital) in Boston, and then went to the National Institutes of Health as a clinical associate in NICHD, ultimately becoming head of the Developmental Endocrinology branch, and Clinical Director of that Institute. Dr Loriaux moved to Portland Oregon in 1990 as Chief of the Endocrinology and Diabetes division. He became chairman of the Medicine department there in 1994, serving in that capacity until 2013. He is now employed full time as a professor of medicine and head of the Endocrine and Diabetes Division at OHSU.
Clark T. Sawin Memorial History of Endocrinology Lecture: A Biographical History of Endocrinology