Member Spotlight

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In Endocrine News

Five Endocrine Society Members Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Endocrine Society members Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD, Myles Brown, MD, Nancy Carrasco, MD, Mark Evers, MD, and Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New members are elected by current members through a process that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, healthcare, and public health.

Endocrine Society members Rexford Ahima, MD, PhD, Myles Brown, MD, Nancy Carrasco, MD, Mark Evers, MD, and Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New members are elected by current members through a process that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, healthcare, and public health.

In Endocrine News

Joy Wu Named Vice Chair of Basic Science at Stanford Department of Medicine

Joy Wu, MD, PhD, University of Stanford
Joy Wu, MD, PhD, has been appointed as vice chair, Basic and Translational Science, Department of Medicine, at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif. “Physician-scientists serve a unique and valuable role in biomedical research,” Wu says. “I am thrilled and honored by this opportunity to support the amazing research being done by our faculty in the Department of Medicine, with an emphasis on diversity and team science.”

Joy Wu, MD, PhD, has been appointed as vice chair, Basic and Translational Science, Department of Medicine, at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif. “Physician-scientists serve a unique and valuable role in biomedical research,” Wu says. “I am thrilled and honored by this opportunity to support the amazing research being done by our faculty in the Department of Medicine, with an emphasis on diversity and team science.”

Endocrine News Profiles
  • CHRISTOPHER S. KOVACS, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACE
    Endocrine News

    Reproduction, Hormones, and Bones

    "I first decided in second year medicine at Queen’s University in Canada, when we learned about endocrinology. I was fascinated by the thermostatic control of each endocrine gland, and how with clever insight or detective work an endocrinologist could determine exactly where the problem lay."

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  • ROB FOWKES BSC, PHD, PGCAP, FHEA
    Endocrine News

    Dogs, Cats, and the Pituitary

    "I wasn’t really very aware of my own … hormones, that is. But by the time I was studying human biology at Oxford Brookes University, I knew that hormones were what I found most interesting, probably because of a combination of having a gun-toting cell physiology professor and a Chilean pharmacologist with a wonderful voice who mesmerized me with talk of catecholamine signaling."

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  • Maria Ines PerezMillan
    Endocrine News

    A Mouse in One Hand and a Pipet in the Other

    "My fascination for the pituitary gland began when I was studying biotechnology at the University of Quilmes in Argentina. One day, I was in physiology class with Dr. Diego Golombek — the best teacher ever — and the topic of the day was 'The Pituitary Gland.' That day I learned how important this tiny gland is to maintain many bodily functions. I also realized how much I love research."

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The Best of Endocrine Society Journals 2020

Explore a collection of top articles published in the Endocrine Society journals in 2020, selected on the basis of citations, downloads, and Altmetric score.

Explore a collection of top articles published in the Endocrine Society journals in 2020, selected on the basis of citations, downloads, and Altmetric score.

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Become a Member

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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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