Celebrating Women’s Excellence in Endocrinology


The following compilation includes woman authored content across formats, basic and clinical topics, and geographic region.

Endocrine Feedback Loop

Inpatient Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures

Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Ann E. Kearns, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Medical Management of Cushing Disease

Katie Guttenberg, MD, University of Texas Health at Houston

Maria Fleseriu, MD, NW Pituitary Center at Oregon Health & Science University. 

Endocrine News Podcast

Parabens as an EDC and Addressing Disparities in Risk and Research

Lindsey Treviño, PhD, City of Hope National Medical Center


Afreen Shariff, MD, MBBS, Duke Health

Endocrine News Magazine

Head of the Class: Q&A with Ashley Herdman

2021 Visionary: Q&A with Teresa K. Woodruff

The Importance of Symptom Control: A Holistic Approach to Treating Acromegaly by Eliza B. Geer, MD


Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Parathyroid Cancer

Maria Brandi, MD, PhD, FIRMO Foundation, Florence 

 Cancer Screening in Gender Minorities

Michelle Cordoba Kissee, MD, DHR Health

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Risk-to-benefit ratio and a stepwise approach to treatment

Eleni Armeni, MD, PhD,Aretaieion Hospital

Prolactinoma Overview of Diagnosis and Management

Ismat Shafiq, MD, University of Rochester


Members recommend woman-led labs conducting exciting and innovative research.

Hormones and Cancer Group– Ann McCormack, PhD

Molecular Genetics in Endocrinology– María Inés Perez Millán, PhD

Role of Forkhead Factors in Pituitary Gland Development and Function Buffy Ellsworth, PhD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Riggins Lab– Rebecca Riggins, PhD, Georgetown University Medical Center

Brown Lab– Kristy Brown, PhD, Weill Cornell University

Ostrander Lab– Julie Ostrander, PhD, University of Minnesota

Fowler Research Group– Amy Fowler, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Anakk Lab– Sayeepriyadarshini Anakk- PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana

Women’s Health and Metabolism Lab– Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, PhD

Pitteloud Research Group– Nelly Pitteloud, MD

Endocrine Society Journal Content

This content was identified as outstanding research by Endocrine Society members. Though many individuals contributed to this work, selections were made based on the first or last female authorship.

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Randomized Trial of Osilodrostat for the Treatment of Cushing Disease

Health Care-Related Economic Burden of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in the United States: Pregnancy-Related and Long-Term Health Consequences

Corticosteroid-Binding Globulin Deficiency Independently Predicts Mortality in Septic Shock

Impaired Brain Satiety Responses After Weight Loss in Children With Obesity

JCEM Case Reports

Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist Treatment With Semaglutide in Type 1 Diabetes

Journal of the Endocrine Society

Progesterone Receptor–Mediated Regulation of Cellular Glucose and 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Uptake in Breast Cancer

Pheochromocytoma-induced Subarachnoid and Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Gestational Diabetes and International Migration


NRF2 Serves a Critical Role in Regulation of Immune Checkpoint Proteins (ICPs) During Trophoblast Differentiation

Progesterone Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and Breast Cancer Risk 

Beyond Expression: Role of Phosphorylated Residues of EZH2 in Lineage Plasticity in Prostate CancerFOXO Transcription Factors Are Required for Normal Somatotrope Function and Growth

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