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The National Academy of Hypothyroidism is a non-profit, multidisciplinary medical society dedicated to the dissemination of new information on the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism.

Strategic Goals:

  • Improve physician, endocrinologist, healthcare provider and patient understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism.
  • Advance the standards of care for hypothyroidism and its associated diseases.
  • To disseminate new knowledge that leads to the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism.
  • To implement change in “standard” endocrinological dogma that has historically left the majority of patients misdiagnosed as euthyroid (normal thyroid) based on the use of inaccurate out-dated “standard” blood tests.
  • To implement change in the “standard” treatment of hypothyroidism that has historically left the majority of patients with suboptimal treatment.
  • To establish and guide public policies on new concepts on the causes, diagnosis, and management of hypothyroidism and related disorders.
  • To be an advocate for thyroid specialists who are knowledgeable about new concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism.
  • Review, develop and implement training programs and education for physicians.
  • Provide a thought leadership role for fields and industries associated with the treatment of hypothyroidism.

Who we are:

The National Academy of Hypothyroidism is a group of thyroidologists, headed by Kent Holtorf, M.D., David Brownstein, M.D., Denis Wilson, M.D., Michael Freidman, N.D., and Mary Shomon, who are dedicated to the promotion of scientifically sound and medically validated concepts and information pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism.

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