Speaker Profile
Irl B. Hirsch

Irl B. Hirsch MD

Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Internal Medicine

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Dr. Hirsch is a professor of medicine and holds the Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed medical school at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO, trained in internal medicine at the University of Miami in Miami FL and Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach, FL, and completed a research fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis.

From both a research and teaching point of view, Dr. Hirsch’s career has focused on studying the best strategies for the use of insulin therapy in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, innovations in technology for diabetes management. More recently, he has become involved with artificial pancreas technology. The management of hyperglycemia in the hospital has been an interest of Dr. Hirsch for over 25 years.

He is the former chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the American Diabetes Association, and a member of the Endocrine Section of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Hirsch has authored over 170 papers (including a review of insulin in the New England Journal of Medicine), over 60 editorials, commentaries in The Journal of the American Medical Association, The Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes Care and Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, numerous book chapters, and six books both for patients and physicians.

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (Speaking, Spoken, and Authored)
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  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Cardiology ...
  • Calendar Oct 10 - 13, 2019
  • Location Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Calendar Feb 20 - 23, 2019
  • Location Berlin, Berlin, DE
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Vascular Disease ...
  • Calendar Oct 24 - 27, 2018
  • Location Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes ...
  • Calendar Jul 12 - 15, 2018
  • Location Dillon, Colorado, USA
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
  • Calendar Jun 02, 2018
  • Location Spokane, Washington, USA