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Michael Oliver Thorner, American Medical educator. Fax: 804-979-4967. E-mail: mot@virginia.edu. Recipient Albion O. Bernstein award, 1984, Virginia Scientist of Year award, 1985, General Clinical Research Centers program award, 1995, The Pituitary Society Annual award for contributions to understanding pituitary disease, 1995, Theodore E. Woodward Award 1996.


Thorner, Michael Oliver was born on January 14, 1945 in Beaconsfield, England. Came to the United States, 1977. Son of Hans and Ilse Thorner.


Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, University London, 1970.


Intern, resident, Middlesex Hospital, St. Bartholomeo Hospital,, Londonlecturer chemical pathology, St. Bartholomews Hospital, London, 1974;research fellow, St. Bartholomews Hospital, London, 1974-1975;lecturer medicine, St. Bartholomews Hospital, London, 1975-1977;associate professor medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1977-1982;professor medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1982-1990;head division endocrinology and metabolism, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1986-1998;director Clinical Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1984-1997;associate director Cyclic Redundancy Check, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1981-1984;Kenneth R. Crispell professor in internal medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1990-1998;Henry B. Mulholland professor internal medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1998. Department chairman internal medicine University of Virginia, since 1997.


  • Fax: 804-979-4967. E-mail: mot@virginia.edu.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Master American College Physicians. Fellow American College of Physicians (John Phillips Memorial award 1999), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal College Physicians, Society Endocrinology (Dale medal 2009), Endocrine Society (Edwin B. Astwood award 1992), Association American Physicians, American Society Clinical Investigations. Fellow: American Academy Arts & Sciences.


Married Prudence Maria Ross, July 7, 1966. Children– Benjamin Bruno, Anna Rosa.

Hans Thorner

Ilse Thorner

Prudence Maria Ross

Benjamin Bruno Thorner

Anna Rosa Thorner