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Evan Rosen

  • RosenProfessor of Medicine
  • Institute Member, Broad Institute

Academic Interests

  • Developmental biology of adipose tissue
  • Transcriptional control of metabolism in health and disease
  • Epigenetic and epigenomic determinants of metabolism


  • 1982-1986: B.S., Cornell University
  • 1986-1994: M.D., University of Michigan
  • 1988-1994: Ph.D., (Cellular and Molecular Biology) University of Michigan

Postdoctoral Training

Clinical Training

  • 1994-1995: Intern in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • 1995-1996: Resident in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • 1996-1999: Fellow in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Massachusetts General Hospital

Research Training

  • 1997-2001: Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Laboratory of Dr. Bruce Spiegelman)

Licensure and Certification

  • Massachusetts State License #154883
  • 1997: ABIM Certification, Internal Medicine
  • 1999, 2009: ABIM Certification, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Academic Appointments

  • 1999-2002: Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • 2002-2009: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • 2003-Present: Member, Ph.D Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Harvard Medical School
  • 2004-Present: Associate Member, Broad Institute
  • 2010-Present: Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Hospital Appointments

  • 1999-2001: Attending Physician, Diabetes Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 2001-Present: Attending Physician, BIDMC
  • 2006-Present: Program Director, Joint BIDMC/Joslin Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism

Committee Assignments (External)

  • 2003-2006: SBIR Review Committee Member, NIH/NIDDK
  • 2003: Internal Site Review Member, NIH/NICHD
  • 2003: SBIR Review Committee Member, NIH/NIDDK
  • 2003: Internal Site Review Member, NIH/NICHD
  • 2012-Present Standing Member, CADO Study Section, NIH

Committee Assignments (Harvard/BIDMC/Joslin)

  • 2003-2005: Clinical Oversight Committee Member, Joslin Diabetes Center
  • 2003-2006: Endocrine Grand Rounds Organizer, BIDMC
  • 2012: Research Cores Committee, BIDMC

Professional Societies

  • 1994-Present: Massachusetts Medical Society Member
  • 1997-Present: AAAS Member
  • 2000-Present: American Diabetes Association Member
  • 2008-Present: Endocrine Society Member 

Peer Review and Editorial Boards

  • 2001: Ad hoc reviewer - Nature; Journal of Biological Chemistry; Journal of Clinical Investigation; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Endocrinology; and American Journal of Physiology
  • 2003-2012: Abstract Reviewer, American Diabetes Association


  • 1999-2003: Medical Director, Diabetes, Veritas Medicine, Inc.

Awards, Honors, and Accomplishments

  • 1982-1986: National Merit Corporate Scholar
  • 1986-1994: N.I.H. Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
  • 1989: Burton Baker Memorial Award, University of Michigan
  • 1992: Nichols New Investigator Award, Endocrine Society
  • 1994: George R. DeMuth MSTP Award for Excellence
  • 2003-2006: Charles E. Culpeper Scholar in Medical Science
  • 2008: Organizer, Keystone Symposium on Adipose Biology
  • 2010: Election to American Society of Clinical Investigation
  • 2012: Organizer, Keystone Symposium on Obesity

Contact Information

Rosen Lab
Division Of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Center for Life Sciences, 7th floor
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215