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Catherine Edwards, MD

Catherine Edwards, MD, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine

TEL: (352) 273-8655
FAX: (352) 273-7441

Dr. Edwards currently serves as the Program Director of Endocrinology at the University of Florida. She received her MD from the University of Michigan and subsequently did her Internship, Residency and Chief residency at the University of Florida. She did a three year research fellowship, focusing on lipid biochemistry at the same institution, followed by another year at the University of Michigan working in the area of thyroid receptor molecular biology. She was on the faculty of the Endocrinology division for the next seven years, followed by 15 years in the private practice of Endocrinology in Gainesville, Florida. She recently returned to academics to focus on teaching and clinical work in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.





University of Michigan



University of Michigan

Molecular Biology


University of Michigan


Residency and Chief Resident

University of Florida

Internal Medicine


University of Florida & University of Michigan


Academic Interests:

Dr. Edwards was initially trained in basic sciences and focused on lipid biochemistry and molecular biology (control of apolipoprotein E transcription) during her fellowship and junior faculty years. She gravitated toward clinical medicine and teaching.


Clinical Interests:

These include general endocrinology, thyroid medicine including ultrasound and FNA, treatment of thyroid cancer and lipidology.


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