The Endocrine Society Elects Five Members to its Governing Council

November 09, 2016

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Washington, DC - Members of the Endocrine Society have elected five new Officers and Council Members to lead the world’s oldest and largest global membership organization representing endocrinologists who are dedicated to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology.

Medical doctors and scientists known as endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health and hormone-related cancers. For the last 100 years, the Endocrine Society’s mission has been to advance excellence in endocrinology and promote its essential and integrative role in scientific discovery, medical practice and human health. Today, the Society’s membership consists of more than 18,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries.

The new Officers and Council members are:

  • Susan J. Mandel, MD, MPH: President-Elect
  • Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD, PhD: Vice President, Basic Scientist
  • Cesar L. Boguszewski, MD, PhD: Council Member, Clinical Scientist Seat
  • Anthony Hollenberg, MD: Council Member, At-Large Seat
  • Clifford Rosen, MD: Council Member, At-Large Seat

The new Officers and Council members will assume their new positions at ENDO 2017, the 99th Annual Meeting & Expo of the Endocrine Society. The meeting will take place in Orlando, FL from April 1-4, 2017.

Dr. Mandel will serve as President-Elect in 2017-2018 and then as President in 2018-2019. She is Professor of Medicine and Radiology, and Associate Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. A Society member for more than two decades, she has served as Vice President and as a Council Member representing physicians in practice. She has served on numerous Society committees, most recently as Chair of the Knowledge Integration Task Force. Her awards and honors include the Endocrine Society’s 2011 Distinguished Educator Award, the H. Jack Baskin MD Endocrine Teaching award and the Louis Duhring Award for Outstanding Clinical Specialist from the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Dr. Neal-Perry will serve a three-year term as Vice President, Basic Scientist (2017-2020). She is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and directs the University of Washington Medicine Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Center at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Neal-Perry has been a member of the Endocrine Society since 2001. She has served on the Special Programs Committee, the Research Affairs Core Committee and the editorial board for the Society’s basic science journal Endocrinology. Her research has been funded by NIH and a number of private foundations. She has been recognized by the Faculty of 1000 and honored with the Endocrine Society’s Young Investigator Mentor Award and the AMA Women Physicians Section Physician Mentor Award.

Prof. Boguszewski will serve a three-year term in the Clinical Scientist designated seat on Council (2017-2020). He is a Professor of Endocrinology in the Federal University of Parana’s Department of Internal Medicine in Curitiba, Brazil. A Society member for 20 years, he serves on the Society’s Scientific and Educational Programs Core Committee and previously served on the Scientific Statements Task Force and Research Affairs Core Committee. Prof. Boguszewski is Associate Editor for South America for the European Journal of Endocrinology and serves on the editorial board for Archives of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is chair of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism’s International Committee and was chair of the Executive Committee of the Brazilian Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2014. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Pituitary Society and is a member of the Program Organizing Committee of the European Congress of Endocrinology 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Dr. Hollenberg will serve a three-year term as an at-large member of Council (2017-2020). He is Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Clinical and Translational Research Training Programs at Harvard Catalyst in Boston, MA. He is an Associate Editor for the Society’s basic science journal Endocrinology. He previously served on the Society’s Annual Meeting Steering Committee and the Molecular Endocrinology Editorial Board. His honors include being selected to deliver the David Owen Segal Lecture at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the Gerald N. Burrow Memorial Lecture at the University of Toronto, and the Rosalind Pitt-Rivers Lecture to the British Endocrine Society in Edinburgh, U.K.

Dr. Rosenwill serve a three-year term as an at-large member of Council (2017-2020). He is the Director of Clinical and Translational Research and a Senior Faculty Scientist at Maine Medical Center Research Institute in Scarborough, Maine, and a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. Rosen is an Associate Editor of The New England Journal of Medicine and Endocrine Reviews, one of Thomson Reuters’ top-ranked endocrinology and metabolism journals. He currently serves on the Society’s Laureate Awards Committee and has previously served on the Annual Meeting Steering Committee and Scientific and Educational Programs Core Committee. His honors include the Society’s Glenn Foundation Award and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s Larry Raisz Award.

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Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions.

The Society has more than 18,000 members, including scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.