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Vin Tangpricha, M.D., Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Biographical Section

Name: Vin Tangpricha
Degree(s): Ph.D. ,  M.D. ,  B.A.
Office Address: 101 Woodruff Circle NE- WMRB 1301
Atlanta, GA 30033
Telephone: (404) 321-6111 ext. 2080 (Lab)
(404) 727-7254 (Office)
Fax: (404) 329-2204
Email Address: (University)

Current Primary Academic Appointments

Hire Date: 04/2012 - Current Associate Professor Medicine Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA

Current Joint & Secondary Appointments  

01/2006 - Current Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition & Health Sciences Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA
03/2006 - Current Staff Physician Atlanta VA Hospital Atlanta, GA, USA
07/2009 - Current Recruiter, Nutrition Health Sciences Program Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA
07/2009 - Current Executive Committee, NHS Program Emory University Atlanta, GA, USA

Current Clinical Appointments  

Current Administrative Appointments  

Previous Academic Appointments  

09/2001 - 12/2003 Instructor Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA

Previous Clinical Appointments  

01/2002 - 12/2003 Staff Physician Boston Medical Center Boston, MA

Previous Administrative Appointments  

Licensure & Board Certifications  

ABIM Internal Medicine 09/1999 12/2009

Specialty Boards  

ABIM Endocrinology 11/2001 12/2011


2004 Ph.D., Molecular Medicine Boston University Boston, MA, USA
1996 M.D., Medicine Tufts University Medford, MA, USA
1992 B.A., Biology/Anthropology Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH, USA

Postgraduate Training  

01/2001 - 01/2003 Research Fellow Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Michael Holick Ph.D. M.D.

Military/Government Service  

National & International Committee Memberships  

01/2005 - Current Thai American Physicans Foundation Board of Directors
01/2009 - Current Vitamin D Guidelines AACE Committee Member

State & Regional Committee Memberships  

02/2009 - 02/2010 Georgia AACE Chapter President
04/2007 - 02/2009 Georgia American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee

Institutional Committee Memberships  

01/2005 - Current Department of Medicine Clinical Investigators Member
09/2005 - Current GCRC Scientific Advisory Committee Member


Editorships & Editorial Boards  

01/2007 - Current Endocrine Practice Editorial Board
01/2009 - Current Journal of Sexual Medicine Associate Editor
01/2009 - Current International Journal of Endocrinology Lead Editor, Issue on Vitamin D
02/2009 - Current Current Opinion in Endocirinology Section Editor
06/2009 - Current International Journal of Endocrinology Editorial Board

Manuscript Reviewer  

01/2004 - Current Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
11/2004 - Current Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
12/2004 - Current Endocrinology
01/2005 - Current BMC Family Practice
07/2005 - Current Southerrn Medical Journal
10/2005 - Current Clinical Endocrinology
03/2006 - Current Asian Journal of Angrology
03/2007 - Current Journal of Sexual Medicine
08/2007 - Current American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Honors & Awards  

10/2006 Named New Investigator Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition
11/2003 CReFF Award Boston University

Society Memberships  

01/2002 - 12/2005 Endocrine Society Member
01/2001 - 01/2005 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Member
01/2003 - 01/2005 International Society for Clinical Densitometry Member
01/2004 - 01/2005 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Member

Organization of National/International Conferences: Administrative Positions  

Organization of National/International Conferences: Sessions as Chair  

01/2006 - Current United States Thailand Visiting Professor Symposium, Thammasart University
09/2007 Contemporary Management of Transgender Patients, Chicago IL

Research Focus  

Please visit for active research projects

Patents Issued

Patents Pending

Active Grant Support: Federally Funded  

Role of T Cells in Post Menopausal Osteoporosis
01/01/2007 - 12/31/2012

Atlanta Research and Education Foundation
Vitamin D and Hypertension
07/01/2006 - 06/30/2008

Active Grant Support: Private Foundation Funded  

Proctor and Gamble
Prevelance of Fractures in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
12/01/2006 - 11/30/2006

Active Grant Support: Contracts  

Active Grant Support: Other  

Ultraviolet Light Foundation
Physician Scientist Development Award
07/01/2005 - 07/01/2007

Previous Grant Support: Federally Funded  

Previous Grant Support: Private Foundation Funded  

Previous Grant Support: Contracts  

Previous Grant Support: Other  

Emory CNRU
TNF Causes Vitamin D resistance in Small Bowel Absorption of Calcium
01/01/2007 - 12/31/2007

Clinical Service Contributions  

Associate Director for Bone Clinic, Emory Clinics

Formal Teaching: Medical Student  

10/2004 - Current Endocrinology Pathophysiology Course Instructor
01/2005 - Current Problem Based Learning (PBL)
01/2004 - 01/2005 Medical Nutrition Section-Pathophysiology (MEDI 650)

Formal Teaching: Graduate Student  

05/2005 - Current Adivisor, Laboratory Rotation

Formal Teaching: Residency/Training Program  

01/2004 - Current Endocrinology Fellows Pathophysiology Course

Formal Teaching: Other (Physician's Assistant, Physical Therapist, etc.)  

Supervisory Teaching: Ph.D. Students Directly Supervised  

Prakash Chandra M.D. Baylor University Residency
Suzanne Judd Nutrition Health Sciences Graduate Student

Supervisory Teaching: Post-doctoral Fellows Directly Supervised  

Supervisory Teaching: Residency Program  

Supervisory Teaching: Other  

Lectureships, Seminar Invitations, Visiting Professorships  

07/2005 - Current Invited Speaker University of Memphis
06/2005 - Current Bone Mineral Density Update 2005 Atlanta Bone Club
01/2006 - Current Visiting Professor Thammasat University
01/2006 - Current Visiting Professor Mahidol University
05/2006 - Current Invited Speaker Medical College of South Carolina
05/2006 - Current Orthopedic Grand Rounds Emory University
11/2006 - Current Invited Speaker Oschner Clinic

Invitations to National/International Conferences  

Community Service  

Other Activities  

Bibliography: Research Articles  

Bibliography: Manuscripts  

16. Spina CS. Tangpricha V. Uskokovic M. Adorinic L. Maehr H. Holick MF. . (01/2006). Vitamin D and Cancer.. Anticancer Research. In Press 2006.
Spina C. Tangpricha V. Min M. Zhou W. Wolfe MM. Maehr H. Uskokovic M. Holick MF. . (06/2005). Colon Cancer and Ultraviolet B Radiation and Prevention and Treatment of Colon Cancer in Mice with Vitamin D and its Gemini Analogues. . J Steroid Biochemistry. In Press.
Tangpricha V. Spina C. Yao M. Chen TC. Wolfe MM. Holick MF. . (04/2005). Vitamin D Deficiency Enhances Growth of MC-26 Xenografts in Balb/c Mice. . Journal of Nutrition 2005 Oct;135(10):2350-4.
Tangpricha V. Spina K. Chen TC. Holick MF. . (07/2004). Tanning is associated with optimal vitamin D status (Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D) and higher bone mineral density. . In Press. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Tangpricha V. Chen TC. Blanchard R. Holick MF. . (05/2004). Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients Attending a Cancer Care Clinic in Boston. Endocrine Practice. 2004; 3:163-164.
Turner A. Chen TC. Barber TW. Malabanan AO. Holick MF. Tangpricha V. . (05/2004). Testosterone increases BMD of the Hip and Spine in Female to Male Transsexuals: A Case Series. . Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2004 Nov;61(5):560-6.
Tangpricha V. Koutkia P. Rieke SA. Chen TC. Holick HF. . (06/2003). Fortification of orange juice with vitamin D: a novel approach for enhancing vitamin D nutritional health . Am J Clin Nutr 2003 77: 1478-1483.
Tangpricha V. Ducharme S. Barber TW. Chipkin SR. . (01/2003). Endocrinologic Treatment for Gender Identity Disorders. . Endocrine Practice. 2003; 9:12-21.
Tangpricha V. Pearce EN. Chen TC. Holick MF. . (06/2002). Vitamin D Insufficiency Among Free-Living Young Healthy Adults.. American Journal of Medicine. 1;112(8):659-62.
Tangpricha V. Afdhal N. Chipkin SR. (12/2001). Autoimmune hepatitis in a male to female transsexual: a case report.. International Journal of Transgenderism. 5(3).
Tangpricha V. Chen BJ. Swan NC. Sweeney AT. de las Morenas A. Safer JD. . (10/2001). Twenty-One-Gauge Needles Provide More Cellular Samples than Twenty-Five-Gauge Needles in Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy of the Thyroid but may not Provide Increased Diagnostic Accuracy.. Thyroid 2001. 11 (10) 973-976.
Tangpricha V. Flanagan JN. Whitlatch LW. Tseng CC. Chen TC. Holt PR. Lipkin MS. Holick MF. . (05/2001). 25-hydroxyvitamin D-1 -hydroxylase in normal and malignant colon tissue. . The Lancet. May 26, 2001. 357 (9269):1673-4

Bibliography: Article Reviews  

Bibliography: Book Reviews  

Bibliography: Symposium Contributions  

Tangpricha V. Flanagan JN. Beazley RM. Holt PR. Lipkin MS. Tseng CC. Chen TC. Holick MF. . ed. Michael Holick (editer). . (05/2001). Vitamin D, Sunlight and Colon Cancer: The implications or the presence of the 1a-hydroxylase in normal and malignant colon cancer tissue.. Biological Effects of Light 2001.
Shewakramani S. Tangpricha V. Rakita D. Holick MF. ed. Michael Holick (editer). . (04/2001). Vitamin D Insufficiency Is Common and Under diagnosed in Africa-American Female Patients.. Biological Effects of Light 2001.

Bibliography: Books Edited and Written  

Bibliography: Films and Training Videos  

Bibliography: Training Manuals  

Tangpricha V. (2006). Vitamin D Deficiency and Related Disorder [Training Manual].
Sweeney AT. Blake M. Tangpricha V. Mulchahey E. Beazley R. Melby JC. Schranz M. . (1999). Sweeney AT. Blake M. Tangpricha V. Mulchahey E. Beazley R. Melby JC. Schranz M. [Training Manual].

Bibliography: Software and Computer Programs  

Bibliography: Published Abstracts  

Bibliography: Other Publications  

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