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Susan Mandel Honored by Women in Thyroidology

Mandel, Susan Headshot 1 On October 31, Endocrine Society immediate past-president Susan Mandel, MD, MPH, was recognized by the American Thyroid Association’s (ATA) Women in Thyroidology (WIT) with its 2019 Women in Thyroidology Woman of the Year Award. The WIT Woman of the Year award was established in 2012 to recognize outstanding women who have demonstrated a long-standing commitment...
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Remembering C. Wayne Bardin, MD, 1934 -2019

C. Wayne Bardin photo C. Wayne Bardin was a giant in the field of endocrinology who contributed substantially to our knowledge of reproductive physiology, the development of unique methods of contraception and the clinical care of patients with disorders of reproduction. His legacy includes not only his research contributions but also his leadership and service to the endocrine community....
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Christopher S. Kovacs & Cheri L. Deal Co-editors of New Maternal Endocrinology Textbook

Endocrine Society members Cheri L. Deal, MD, and Christopher S. Kovacs, MD, are the co-editors of a new textbook devoted to normal and abnormal endocrinology of pregnant and lactating women as well as the fetus and infant. Titled Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Endocrinology: Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Clinical Management, the 1,138-page paperback volume was published by Elsevier...
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Endocrine Society Honors Endocrinology Field’s Leaders with 2020 Laureate Awards

The Endocrine Society has chosen 13 leading endocrinologists as winners of its prestigious 2020 Laureate Awards, the top honors in the field.   These professionals have achieved breakthroughs in scientific discoveries and clinical care benefiting people with hundreds of conditions, including diabetes, thyroid disorders, obesity, hormone-related cancers, growth problems, osteoporosis, and infertility.  Established in 1944, the Society’s Laureate Awards recognize the highest achievements in the...
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Early-Career Reviewers Are Key to the Success of Endocrinology

endo cover Last year, Endocrinology began soliciting nominations for early-career endocrinologists to review papers for the Endocrine Society’s (and endocrinology’s) premier journal, an effort spearheaded by Endocrinology’s editor-in-chief Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, and supported by the journal’s associate editors. “Endocrinology is a field of many hormones, many organs,...
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I Am Endocrinology: “A Mouse in One Hand and a Pipet in the Other”

why endo millan My fascination for the pituitary gland began when I was studying biotechnology at the University of Quilmes in Argentina. One day, I was in physiology class with Dr. Diego Golombek — the best teacher ever — and the topic of the day was “The Pituitary Gland.” That day I learned how important this tiny gland...
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Remembering Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, 1935 – 2019

Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth The endocrine community is mourning the loss of Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD, who died on June 9 at her home in La Jolla, Calif., and who was known for her long-running study on aging, which led to a better understanding of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, menopause, and bone health. Barrett-Connor, the distinguished professor in the Department of...
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Remembering Lewis E. Braverman, MD, 1929-2019

braverman Lewis Braverman, MD, will be dearly missed by countless number of former fellows, colleagues and friends. Braverman, most recently a professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and chief of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, was an internationally recognized leader in the field of thyroid research for his contributions that spanned...