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Anthony Hollenberg Takes on New Roles at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Hollenberg_Headshot Anthony Hollenberg, MD, has been appointed chairman of the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Recruited as the Weill Chairman, Hollenberg will lead the institutions’ largest clinical and academic department, overseeing 16 divisions and nearly 2,600 physicians and scientists who exemplify excellence...
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Two Members Elected to NAM

Endocrine Society members Christos Coutifaris, MD, PhD, and V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc, FMedSci, FAACR, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Coutifaris and Jordan are two of the 70 regular members and 10 international members who were announced on October 16 at NAM’s annual meeting. Coutifaris is the Celso Ramon...
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Endocrine Society Announces Early Investigators Award Winners

On October 3, the Endocrine Society announced 22 new recipients for its Early Investigators Awards. The Early Investigators Awards provide monetary support to assist in the development of early career investigators and recognition of their accomplishments in areas of general endocrinology. Recipients will receive a monetary award, one-year complimentary membership to the Society, one-year complimentary...
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Two European Universities Honor Leonard Wartofsky

wartofsky In June, Endocrine Society past-president Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MACP, professor of medicine at Georgetown University and editor-in-chief of Endocrine Reviews, was awarded doctorate honoris causa from both the University of Poznan in Poland and the University of Athens in Greece. “I think it’s a tremendous honor,” Wartofsky says. “It’s not something you really expect in...
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Endocrine Society Announces 2018 Laureate Award Winners

The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 14 leaders in the endocrinology field as winners of its prestigious 2018 Laureate Awards. These professionals are responsible for research breakthroughs that lead to the cures of tomorrow and for providing the gold standard of care for patients with hundreds of conditions and diseases including diabetes, thyroid...
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Teresa Woodruff Named Dean of Northwestern University’s Graduate School

woodruff-teresa Endocrine Society past-president Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, has been named the new dean of The Graduate School and associate provost for graduate education at Northwestern University. Woodruff, the Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, is an internationally recognized...
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Zvi Laron Honored by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Zvi Laron, MD, PhD, was honored by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in April with the title of Honoris Causa Professor for his outstanding contribution to medical science as well as his remarkable academic achievements. Laron received the 2001 Laureate Award for Outstanding Clinical Research Investigator. Head of the Endocrinology & Diabetes Research Unit, Schneider...
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Thomas Landefeld Named CSUDH Advisor of the Year

Thomas Landefeld, PhD, professor of biology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, was named the university’s Advisor of the Year for 2017. Landefeld was presented the award at the CSUDH President’s Leadership and Service Awards ceremony earlier this spring. In nominating him, students pointed to his years of dedication in fostering diversity in health fields...