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Meet the 2022 Laureates: Lourdes Ibáñez, MD, PhD

Lourdes Ibáñez, MD, PhD  International Excellence in Endocrinology Award Lourdes Ibáñez, MD, PhD, is a pediatric endocrinologist at Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Hospital and chairman of Pediatrics, chair of Clinical Research in Endocrinology at the University of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. A worldwide leader in the field of polycystic ovary syndrome, Ibáñez pioneered the use of combined, low-dose insulin sensitization for the treatment of the disease — a novel therapeutic approach directed...
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Endocrine Society Statement Addresses Racism in Endocrinology

The Endocrine Society calls for policies to address racial and ethnic inequities in the endocrine workforce and in access to care, the Society says in a perspective published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. “Health disparities are one of the most pressing issues facing science and medicine,” says Ruban Dhaliwal, MD, MPH, Research Physician...
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Media Registration Open for ENDO 2022

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2022, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting being held on June 11-14 in Atlanta, Ga., as well as virtually in our state-of-the-art digital platform. The Society’s first-ever hybrid annual meeting will give colleagues the option to experience...
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Meet the 2022 Endocrine Society Laureates: Ken K.Y. Ho, MD, FRACP, FRCP, FAHMS

Ho_Laureate2022 Ken K.Y. Ho, MD, FRACP, FRCP, FAHMS  Outstanding Scholarly Physician Award Ken K.Y. Ho, MD, FRACP, FRCP, FAHMS, is emeritus professor at the Garvan Institute, University of New South Wales, and honorary consultant endocrinologist, St. Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia.  As a globally recognized pituitary medicine expert and a leader in academic clinical endocrinology, he’s developed therapeutic guidelines and...
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Endocrine Itinerary: Endocrinology Meetings Around the World

In order to connect the endocrinology communities around the world to the most relevant and up to date scientific content, Endocrine News is going to start running an online calendar of events that will be updated on a regular basis. Check back here or go to the Endocrine Society’s calendar listings for meetings — both...
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Meet the 2022 Laureates: David W. Harris, MD

Harris_Laureate2022 David W. Harris, MD  Vigersky Outstanding Clinical Practitioner Award David W. Harris, MD, is a full-time practicing endocrinologist at the Warren Clinic Diabetes Center in Tulsa, Okla., where he’s provided exemplary care for over 30 years. A tireless advocate for equal access to care and affordable diabetes medications, Harris led the glycemic management committee at Saint Francis Hospital to ensure consistent treatment protocols for hospitalized patients.  Harris has been instrumental in providing scholarships for medical and high school students in need and is a member of the Endocrine Society’s Hormone Health Network...
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Abbott and the American Diabetes Association Launch Community Initiative to Advance Access to Diabetes Care and Technology

Last November, Abbott and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) announced the launch of their first joint community health partnership. The community initiative, which is the first program under the ADA’s Health Equity Now platform, will launch in Columbus, Ohio, and be conducted in partnership with the National Center for Urban Solutions (NCUS), a Columbus-based organization...
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Meet the 2022 Laureates: Terry J. Smith, MD

Smith_Laureate2022 Terry J. Smith, MD Gerald D. Aurbach Award for Outstanding Translational Research Terry J. Smith, MD, is the Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Mich.  He’s studied Graves’ disease, its ocular manifestations, and related autoimmune diseases for over 35 years, and his laboratory...