Early Investigators Awards

These 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 access to the Society's online journals, public recognition of research accomplishments in various Society platforms and an invitation to attend the Excellence in Endocrinology event at ENDO. The annual meeting will be held on March 28-31, 2020 in San Francisco, CA.

Supported by the Endocrine Society

Eligibility Criteria

  • Hold an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD
  • Be a 3rd or 4th year post-doctoral fellow or a newly-appointed faculty within 10 years from the terminal degree granting date
  • Only one nomination per research mentor
  • Must be a member of the Endocrine Society

Application Process

  • Once the application period is open, complete the online application form (Please indicate area of research on the application form)
  • Verification of training status (i.e. copy of degree or certificate)
  • Nominee's CV or Biosketch
  • Summary of the endocrine-related research conducted by the nominee (2 page maximum) and copy of top publications
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from research mentor and department chair
  • Willingness to write an article for a future edition of the Trainee Corner in Endocrine News


Please scan all supporting documents into one PDF file when submitting your application.

Award Winners


Caroline GorvinUniversity of Birmingham
Joanna Spencer-SegalUniversity of Michigan
Mary Ellen VajraveluChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Monica LarondaAnn & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Subhamoy DasguptaRoswell Park Cancer Institute


Aaron LeongMassachusetts General Hospital
Jarrad ScarlettUniversity of Washington
Jose Cordoba-ChaconUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Krystle FrahmUniversity of Pittsburgh
Matthew SikoraUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


Amin ArdestaniUniversity of Bremen
Andrea PalermoUniversity Campus Bio-Medico, Roma
Anne BantleUniversity of Minnesota
Bharath ManiUniverisity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Charu BaskaranMassachusetts General Hospital
Emily SimsIndiana University School of Medicine
Ernesto MaddaloniUniversity Campus Bio-Medico, Rome
Kavaljit ChhabraUniversity of Michigan
Konstantinos ToulisAHEPA University Hospital
Kyoung MIn KimSeoul National University Bundang Hospital
Laura DitchellMassachusetts General Hospital
Marc Gregory YuPhillipine General Hospital
Marco MediciErasmus Medical Center
Maria Perez MillanCONICET
Marlene ChakhtouraAmerican University of Beirut-Lebanon
Matthew LynesJoslin Diabetes Center
Mauricio DorfmanUW Medicine at South Lake Union
Natalie ShawNIEHS
Petter BjornstadChildren's Hospital Colorado
Phillip WongHudson Institute of Medical Research
Teresa MezzaCatholic University, Rome
Vibha SinghalMassachusetts General Hospital


Jose Donator Jr, PhDUSP
Melanie Schorr, MDMassachusetts General Hospital
Shannon Stephens, PhDUniversity of California San Diego
Yi Fan, DDSHarvard School of Dental Medicine
Abby FleischBoston Children's Hospital
Ada CheungAustin Health
Adina TurcuUniversity of Michigan
Ashley ShoemakerVanderbilt University
Christine SwansonUniversity of Colorado
Deepak H. BalaniMassachusetts General Hospital
Giovanna Muscogiuri, MD, PhDFederico II University
Grace HuangBrigham and Women's Hospital
Hanne HoffmannUCSD
Jeffrey RoizenThe Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Jessica Devin, MDVanderbilt University Medical Center
Joanne NgeowNational Cancer Centre Singapore
Kalpana Acharya Duwaidi, PhDWellesley College
Kanakadurga Singer, MDUniversity of Michigan
Kelly Lauter Roszko, MD, PhDMassachusetts General Hospital
Kristen VellaBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Lynn YeeNorthwestern University
Matthew Quinn, PhDNIH-NIEHS
Melanie Cree GreenChildren's Hospital Colorado
Nisha Nigil Haroon, DMNorthern Ontario School of Medicine
Samar El KhoudaryGraduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh
Shruthi MahalingaiahBoston University School of Medicine
Suman Srinivasa, MD, MSMassachusetts General Hospital
Wojciech BlogowskiDepartment of Internal Medicine, University of Zielona Gora


Ana Paula Abreu, MD, PhDBrigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Anand Vaidya, MD, MMScBrigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Andre Faria, MD, PhDHospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo Medical School
Angela Leung, MDUCLA
Aritro Sen, PhDUniversity of Rochester
Aviva Sopher, MD, MSColumbia University Medical Center
Brian DeBosch, MD, PHDWashington University
Christopher Coss, PhDThe Ohio State University
Juan Nicola, PhDNational University of Córdoba, Argentina
Kristin Stanford, PhDJoslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School
Laura Torchen, MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Luke Remage-Healey, PhDUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
Marla Lujan, PhDCornell University
Ramakrishna Kommagani, PhDBaylor College of Medicine
Zeynep Madak Erdogan, PhDUniversity of Illinois, Urbana Champaign


Andrew DauberBoston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Houda BenlhabibUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Lily ChaoChildren's Hospital Los Angeles
Mathieu FerronInstitut de recherches cliniques de Montreal
Sheng WuJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Brian J Feldman, MD, PhDStanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Hideo Makimura, MD, PhDMedicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachussetts General Hospital
Jennifer Hill, PhD University of Toledo College of Medicine
Joshua Thaler, MD, PhDUniversity of Washington
Michael T Sellix, PhDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Richard D Wainford, PhD, FAHABoston University School of Medicine
Shivatra Chutima Talchai, PhDChulalngkorn University
Victor Navarro, PhDHarvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Zhaoyu Li, PhDMayo Clinic


Kathleen Page, MDUniversity of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Kevin Pfleger, PhDWestern Australian Institute for Medical Research and The University of Western Australia


Madson Q. Almeida, MD, PhDClinics Hospital and Cancer Institute of Sao Paulo, University of Sao Paulo Medical School