Vin Tangpricha M.D., Ph.D.

Emory Univ. School of Medicine

Vin Tangpricha is an Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids at Emory University School of Medicine, USA. Dr Tangpricha received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, USA. He completed his internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship at Boston University Medical Center, USA. He completed his Ph.D. degree in molecular medicine on the topic of vitamin D at Boston University School of Medicine. He was an Instructor in Medicine at Boston University prior to his recruitment to Emory University School of Medicine in 2004. He also holds an adjunct appointment in Division of Nutrition Health Sciences at the Emory Laney Graduate School, USA. He currently serves as the Program Director for the endocrinology fellowship training program and the American Board of Internal Medicine Physician Scientist Research Track internal medicine residency program at Emory. His research and clinical interests are in the translational investigation of vitamin D in patients with chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis and infection. He has over 100 original peer-reviewed manuscripts on the topic of vitamin D. His current and past sources of funding support include the NIH and a number of foundations including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He co-chaired the vitamin D guidelines committee for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and is the principal investigator of a multi-center trial to evaluate the role of vitamin D in patients with cystic fibrosis.