Faculty Directory

Andrew A. Dwyer

Associate Professor


Dr. Dwyer is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with 20+ years of experience working in interprofessional translational research teams at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston and the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) in Switzerland. He is an associate professor of nursing at Boston College, a 2023 Macy Faculty Scholar, and principal investigator in the P50 MGH-Harvard Center for Reproductive Medicine. He has clinical expertise in reproductive endocrinology, rare disorders of growth/puberty, genomics, and transitional care. He has published more than 130 articles and presents internationally. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Global Genomics Nursing Alliance and is a Fellow in the National Academies of Practice and the American Academy of Nursing. He currently serves on the Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Council and is a faculty member of the ITINERARE Rare Diseases Summer (Switzerland). Dr. Dwyer is an NIH-funded researcher who utilizes patient engagement, co-creation, and digital solutions to develop person-centered approaches to care and overcome genomic health disparities.

Selected Grants

  • 1 P50 HD104224-01 NICHD “Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Center for Reproductive Medicine” 
  • 1 R03 TR003533-01 NCATS "Identifying predictors of reversal for congenital hypogonadotropic hypogonadism” 
  • Schiller Institute Grant for Exploratory Collaborative Scholarship “Developing Culturally-Tailored Interventions to Overcome Genomic Health Disparities in Communities of Color”

Selected Appointments & Awards

  • Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Council 
  • MGH - Harvard Center for Reproductive Medicine 
  • Munn Center for Nursing Research, Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • Visiting Professor, University of Lausanne (Switzerland) 
  • Faculty, RaDIZ Rare Diseases Summer School (Switzerland) 
  • Associate Editor, Human Reproduction

Professional Activities

  • Cochrane Collaboration - Member
  • Endocrine Nurses Society (ENS) - Research Committee Chair
  • European Society of Endocrinology - Past member Nurses Working Group
  • European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) - past Vice-chair, Nurses Working Group
  • Federation of International Nurses in Endocrinology (FINE) - Organizing Committee
  • Global Genomic Nursing Alliance (G2NA) - Steering Committee
  • HYPOHH Patient Group - Steering Committee
  • International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) - Global Membership Committee
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS) - Research Chair
  • Sigma Theta Tau (Alphi Chi chapter) - Clinical Research Chair