Elizabeth A. Lawson, MD, is a clinician in the Neuroendocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a clinical researcher and director of the Interdisciplinary Oxytocin Research Program. In addition research on oxytocin, Dr. Lawson studies endocrine abnormalities in anorexia nervosa. Awards in recognition of her work have included the Mass General Claflin Distinguished Scholar Award and Endocrine Society's Early Investigators Award. She is author of more than 35 peer-reviewed publications.