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Why Endocrinology: The Logical Choice

Hamvik As a child, when someone asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” my answers included gardener, chef, and baker, but never doctor. Later, I wanted to see the world and work as a diplomat. This led me to move from my native Norway to France for high school, where I first...
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Endocrine Society Members Share 2017 Harrington Prize

The fourth annual Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine has been jointly awarded to Endocrine Society members Daniel J. Drucker, MD, and Joel F. Habener, MD, for their discovery of incretin hormones and for the translation of these findings into transformative therapies for major metabolic diseases such as diabetes. They share the award with Jens...
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Members in the News: Sen Receives Innovation Grant

Aritro Sen, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., is one of 11 recipients of a 2016 – 2017 Ferring Innovation Grant. Sen was awarded the grant based on his research paper, “Regulation of AMH expression by GDF9+BMP15 and FSH during follicular development as a novel therapeutic...
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Members in the News: Abel Receives Appointments to NHLBI, ACCA

Abel, Evan Dale - Approved 2011_JPG Dale Abel, MD, PhD, was recently appointed to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health as well as elected to the American Clinical and Climatological Association (ACCA). Abel, director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Research Center, director of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism in...
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Members in the News: Anne L. Peters Joins Livongo’s Clinical Advisory Board

anne Peters Anne L. Peters, MD, has been added to the first Clinical Advisory Board of the consumer digital health company, Livongo Health, based in Mountain View, Calif. Peters, a professor of medicine at the University of Southern California; director of USC Westside Center for Diabetes, and a practicing physician at Keck Medicine of USC – Beverly...
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Meet the 2017 Laureates: Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD

woodruff-teresa Dr. Teresa Woodruff has been a remarkable leader within the Endocrine Society, at her institution, nationally, and globally. Among her accomplishments as Endocrine Society president were overseeing changes in brand identity for the Society, a new logo and tagline, the purchase of the new Endocrine Society headquarters, and the hiring of a new CEO. She...
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Meet the 2017 Laureates: Chandrika Wijeyaratne, DM, MD

wijeyaratne-chandrika-final International Excellence in Endocrinology Award Chandrika Wijeyaratne, DM, MD   It is my great privilege to nominate a remarkable physician, Dr. Chandrika Wijeyaratne, for the Endocrine Society’s International Excellence in Endocrinology Award. She is professor of reproductive medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colombo, and Honorary Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at...
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Meet the 2017 Laureates: Margaret E. Wierman, MD

wierman-margaret-72dpi Outstanding Mentor Award Margaret E. Wierman, MD Margaret E. Wierman is a professor in medicine, physiology and biophysics and OBGYN at the University of Colorado. Throughout her career as a physician scientist, Dr. Wierman has mentored postdoctoral fellows, graduate and medical students, residents, and fellows with an infectious enthusiasm. She ensures each has a strong...