Breakthroughs and Improving Care

Our members are devoted to advancing hormone research and improving public health. They leverage cutting-edge discoveries to achieve excellent care for people with hundreds of debilitating hormone-related conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, infertility, growth disorders, sleep conditions, and endocrine cancers.

We celebrate our members’ achievements with our Laureate Awards, the top honors in the field, and by featuring their work in our member spotlights. Our members are at the forefront of scientific innovation and have been awarded 10 Nobel Prizes in Physiology, Medicine, and Chemistry. The Sawin Library and Resource Center is a valuable collection of our members’ work and includes books, videos, and awards.

We share our members commitment to improving science and public health and are welcome the opportunity to celebrate their achievements.

Like our membership, our leaders represent the endocrinology field’s diverse scope. Our Board of Directors and member committees and workgroups include basic and clinical researchers as well as clinicians from around the globe. They are committed to providing the highest quality care for individuals with endocrine conditions and to supporting research that will produce the cures of tomorrow. To grow the field, our officers and volunteers support the career development of every professional working in endocrinology.

Together, we work to promote optimal health by embracing advances in endocrine science, education, and care.

Member Spotlight

Research on the role of thyroid hormone in brain development

Thomas Zoeller
Dr. R. Thomas Zoeller, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a visiting Professor at the University of Örebro in Sweden. His research has focused on the role of thyroid hormone in brain development with an emphasis on the fetal brain. Dr. Zoeller’s lab also works on the mechanisms by which environmental endocrine disruptors can interfere with thyroid hormone action in the developing brain.

Thomas Zoeller, PhD

Dr. R. Thomas Zoeller, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and is a visiting Professor at the University of Örebro in Sweden. His research has focused on the role of thyroid hormone in brain development with an emphasis on the fetal brain. Dr. Zoeller’s lab also works on the mechanisms by which environmental endocrine disruptors can interfere with thyroid hormone action in the developing brain.

Membership

Become a Member

Join our endocrine community and become a member! Only members receive access to a variety of member benefits that will enhance your career. If your membership has lapsed, rejoin today so that you can continue to receive your membership benefits.

Join our endocrine community and become a member! Only members receive access to a variety of member benefits that will enhance your career. If your membership has lapsed, rejoin today so that you can continue to receive your membership benefits.

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Who We Are

For 100 years, the Endocrine Society has been at the forefront of hormone science and public health. Read about our history and how we continue to serve the endocrine community.