Retired Awards

Endocrine scientists and clinicians play a key role in achieving optimal public health and we are proud to recognized the meritorious achievements of endocrinologists worldwide.

Below are past awards that we have given, for current awards please visit our Awards page.

These travel grants were awarded in 2017 to outstanding abstracts submitted by in-training clinical fellows who had been accepted to present their research during our annual meeting. Preference was give to clinical endocrine fellows whose area of research was in metabolic bone.

Recipient Institution
Alyssa Halper University of Minnesota
Cemre Robinson Section on Skeletal Disorders and Mineral Homeostasis
Janet Chiang University of California, San Francisco
Manish Raisingani New York University School of Medicine
Negin Misaghian Xanthos UNC-CH
Rajesh Jain University of Chicago
Sean Iwamoto University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus
Sheliza Lalani George Washington University
Smita Jha National Institutes of Health
Sri Harsha Tella National Institutes of Health (NIH/NICHD)

We thank Shire for their support.

Recipient Institution
Christy Foster UTHSC/LeBonheur Children's Hospital
Dania Assad Wayne State University
Hadoun Jabri SIU School of Medicine
Heather Greenberg NYU Langone Medical Center
Joyce George Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Kidmealem Zekarias Univeristy of Minnesota
Rachel Coleman-Pierron Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Richa Patel University of Cincinnati
Rowella Licup Sirbiladze Medical College of Wisconsin
Se Young Suh Allegheny General Hospital

We thank Amgen for their support.


The Endocrine Society provided travel grants to attend ENDO, the Society's Annual Meeting and Expo. The Clinical Fellows Abstract Award in Cardiovascular Endocrinology travel grants were awarded to outstanding abstracts submitted by in-training clinical endocrine fellows (1st - 3rd year of fellowship) whose area of research was related to cardiovascular endocrinology. We thank Amgen for their support.

2015 Winners

Recipient Institution
Olivia Papacostea, MD UT Southwestern Medical Center
Paul Jerome Custodio, MD Allegheny General Hospital
Swarna Rai University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Joshua Tarkoff, MD University of California - San Francisco
Lisa Underland Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Lynn Ang, MD University of Michigan
Ma. Conchitina Fojas The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Sarah Zaheer, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

2013 Winners

Recipient Institution
Audrey Arzamendi UC Davis Medical Center
Benjamin Dennis Georgia Regents University
Cheryl Givens University of Louisville
Christopher Hudak University of TX Southwestern Medical Center
Diala El-Maouche National Institutes of Health
Dorothy Fink College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University
Gaja Andzel Banner Good Samaritan
Ila Khanna ECU Brody School of Medicine
Loida Gonzalez-Rodriguez University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Mahima Gulati Utah Diabetes Center
Marianna Antonopoulou SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Nagashree Gundu Rao University of Virginia

These travel grants were awarded to outstanding abstracts submitted by in-training clinical fellows who had been accepted to present their research during our annual meeting. Preference was give to clinical endocrine fellows whose area of research was in growth hormone. We thank Novo Nordisk, Inc. for their support.

2017 Winners

Recipient Institution
2017 Catalina Cabrera Salcedo Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Elena Varlamov Oregon Health & Science University
Nandini Bhat Stony Brook Children's Hospital

2016 Winners

Recipient Institution
Fady Hannah Shmouni The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
Kristina Derrick
Lindsey Waldman Mount Sinai Pediatric Endocrine
Patria Alba Aponte Children's Mercy Hospital
Rajeev Thirunagari Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Sakine Sever Baylor College of Medicine
Sina Jasim Mayo Clinic

The Endocrine Society provided travel grants to attend ENDO, the Society's Annual Meeting and Expo.

In 2015 the Clinical Fellows Abstract Award in Hypoparathyroidism travel grants were provided to endocrine fellows (1st–3rd year of fellowship) whose area of research is hypoparathyroidism. We thank NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for their support.

Recipient Institution
Christine Ferrara The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Saraswathi Saiprasad Nebraska Western Iowa Healthcare System / Creighton University Medical Center
Yasaman Mohtasebi University of Maryland Med Ctr

These travel grants were awarded to outstanding abstracts submitted by in-training clinical endocrine fellows who had been accepted to present their research during our annual meeting. Preference was given to clinical endocrine fellows whose area of interest is Women's Health (including reproductive health, menopause and osteoporosis, and endometriosis). We thank Pfizer, Inc. for their support.

2016 Winners

Recipient Institution
Banafsheh Kashani Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School
Caroline Chiu UT Houston
Manisha Garg SUNY at Buffalo
Michael Homer University of California, San Diego
Naykky Singh Ospina Mayo Clinic
Nina Le Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Shrinkhala Srivastava Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Spyridoula Maraka

2015 Winners

Recipient Institution
Andrea Estrada NIDCR/NICHD, NIH
Gianluca Toraldo Boston University School of Medicine

2014 Winners

Recipient Institution
Asma Javed Mayo Clinic
Cindy Pau Massachusetts General Hospital
David Kulak Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School
Licy Yanes-Cardozo University of Mississippi Medical Center
Lori Homa University of Michigan
Margaret Garin Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Molly Moravek Northwestern University

2013 Winners

Recipient Institution
Amy Anderson University of Virginia
Animesh Sharma Mayo Clinic
Asma Javed Mayo Clinic
Claire Park Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Jacklyn Karban Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Prathima Jasti Vanderbilt University
Priyathama Vellanki Northwestern University
Ruchi Bhabhra Division of Endocrinology, University of Virginia
Swapna Dharashivkar University of Louisville
Vivian Chin Columbia University Medical Center

This fellowship award provided $35,000 in support of endocrine research in the area of women's health with a preference in menopause research. The recipients received a stipend, one-year complimentary membership, and one-year complimentary access to our online journals. We thank Pfizer, Inc. for their support.

Year Recipient Institution
2015 Eleanor Hutchens University of Virginia Health System
2015 Jacquelyn Hatch-Stein The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2013 Grace Huang Boston University Medical Center
2013 Melanie Cree-Green University of Colorado & Children's Hospital Colorado
2013 Sharon Chou University of Chicago Medical Center
2012 Suzan Saber, M.D. University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

This award was given to outstanding abstracts submitted by in-training clinical endocrine fellows who had been accepted to present their research during the annual meeting. The six recipients selected participated in an oral presentation at ENDO, and the mentor of the winning presentation received a Mentor Award. We thank Pfizer, Inc. for their support.

2016 Winners

Recipient Institution
Asima K Ahmad University of California-San Francisco
Erica Mahany University of Michigan
Eun Kyung Koh University of Washington
Joseph Findley University of Vermont
Luba Rakhlin NYP
Maria Renela Gambito Medstar Union Memorial Hospital

2013 Winners

Recipient Institution
Amy Dhesi New Jersey Medical School
Caroline Davidge-Pitts Mayo Clinic
Joseph Davis Montefiore Medical Center
Kara Connelly OHSU
Laura Torchen Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Nora Alghothani The Ohio State University

These 2014 competitive awards were specifically designated for alumni of the Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) Program. The top-scored abstracts received a monetary award to help cover travel costs to attend our annual conference. We thank the Burroughs Welcome Fund for their support.

Recipient Institution
Ashwini Chand Monash University
Dalhia Abramovich Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental
Esther Calderon Gierszal University of Illinois at Chicago

This award assisted future endocrinologists in conducting endocrine research focusing on bone disorders and diabetes mellitus. The recipients received a stipend, one-year complimentary membership, and one-year complimentary access to our online journals. The recipients were also honored at the awards dinner at our annual meeting. We thank Lilly USA, LLC for their support.

Year Recipient Institution
2016 Kevin Bauerle Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
2015 Christina Astley Boston Children's Hospital
2014 Risa Small Wolf Johns Hopkins Hospital
2013 Diala El-Maouche National Institutes of Health
2013 Jeffrey Roizen Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

This award rewarded early career endocrinologists who were currently in a postgraduate fellowship and conducted research on growth hormone disorders. We thank Genentech for their support.

2015 Winners

Recipient Institution
Julian Lui National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Melissa Rodriguez-Tallant UT Health Science Center
Sani Roy The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Zhongbo Liu NYU College of Dentistry

2014 Winners

Recipient Institution
Jose Cordoba-Chacon University of Illinois at Chicago
Laura Dichtel Massachusetts General Hospital

Established in 2010 by President Robert Vigersky, the goal of this award was to provide support to US-based clinicians in private practice who do not receive financial support or reimbursement to attend our annual meeting or Clinical Endocrinology Update.

Year Recipient Institution
2019 Ari Geliebter Comprehensive Endocrinology PC
2019 Kanakasabai Narasimhan Novant Health South Charlotte Endocrinology
2018 Dr. Satya Potluri WellSpan York Hospital
2018 Dr. Shilpi Singh Monroe Rheumatology and Endocrinology
2017 Dr. Katy J. Brown Providence Health & Services
2017 Dr. Manish R. Upadhyay Sutter Health
2016 Dr. Jyotsna Keni Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
2015 Troy Dillard Northwest Endocrinology
2014 Dr. Nadia Khoury Downriver Endocrinology
2013 Dr. Jennifer Chang Huntington Medical Foundation
2012 Dr. Michael H. Shanik Endocrine Associates of Long Island
2011 Dr. Edward D. Javor Kaiser Permanente
2010 Dr. Michael K. Laidlaw

These awards were presented in 2013 to high school students for their outstanding endocrine-related science projects presented at the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)—the world's largest pre-college science exposition.

Recipient Institution
Rohan Anand Savoor Monte Vista High School, Danville, California
Hannah Claire Pagels Grove High School, Grove, Oklahoma
Trevor James Krolak Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, Lexington, Kentucky
Anna Elizabeth Sappington South River High School, Edgewater, Maryland
Alexis Joy Harroun Bellarmine Prepatory School, Tacoma, Washington
Jaclyn Nicole Ketchum Carter County High School, Ekalaka, Montana
Priyadarshani Sarkar Henrico High School, Henrico, Virginia

The International Endocrine Scholars Program (IESP) connected the world’s brightest young endocrinologists with unparalleled research positions at top institutions outside of their home countries. This unique training program fostered collaboration and open communication through the exchange of ideas and techniques. Selected scholars received counsel through an exceptional mentoring program that helped them find financial support, advice, and esteemed training opportunities.

2014 Winners

Recipient Institution
Guillermina Luque Institute of Biology and Experiemental Medicine
Martin Blomberg-Jensen Righshospitalet
Rosana Loreti Centre for Endocrine Research- National Research Council Argentina ( CONICET)
Stuart Andrew University of Birmingham

2013 Winners

Year Recipient Institution
Ayse Zengin Ludwig Maximilians University - Klinikum der Universität München
Maria Celia Fernandez Center for Endocrinological Investigation (CEDIE-CONICET)
Martin Crivello Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental (IBYME-CONICET)
Miguel Debono Royal Hallamshire Hospital School of Medicine/Biomedical Science
Panagiotis Anagnostis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

This lectureship award was presented for outstanding research in endocrinology. Originally established in 1967, this award was later renamed to honor the memory of Edwin B. Astwood.

Year Recipient Institution
2014 Domenico Accili, MD Columbia University
2013 Gary D. Hammer, MD, PhD University of Michigan
2012 Keith R. Yamamoto, PhD University of California, San Francisco
2011 David Ron, MD Institute of Metabolic Sciences, University of Cambridge United Kingdom
2010 Myles A. Brown, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
2009 Theo J. Visser, PhD Erasmus University Medical Center
2008 John A. Cidlowski, PhD National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health
2007 Lawrence C. Chan, MBBS, DSc Baylor College of Medicine
2006 Mitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2005 Willa Hsueh, MD University of California - Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine
2004 Paolo Sassone-Corsi, PhD Institut de Genetique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, France
2003 Jeffrey S. Flier, MD Beth Israel Hospital
2002 P. Reed Larsen, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital
2001 David L. Garbers, PhD
2000 Jeffrey M. Rosen, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
1999 David D. Moore, PhD
1998 Allen M. Spiegel, MD
1997 John D. Baxter, MD
1996 Alfred G. Gilman
1995 Kenneth S. Korach, PhD
1994 Patricia K. Donahoe, MD
1993 Ronald Evans, PhD
1992 Michael O. Thorner, MBBS, DSc
1991 Marc E. Lippman, MD
1990 Stephen B. Baylin, MD
1989 Jerrold M. Olefsky, MD
1988 Walter L. Miller, MD
1987 C. Ronald Kahn, MD
1986 Lelio Orci, MD
1985 Gerald D. Aurbach
1984 Michael P. Czech, PhD
1983 Lawrence G. Raisz, MD
1982 Wylie W. Vale, PhD
1981 Susan E. Leeman, PhD
1980 Anthony R. Means, PhD
1979 Joel F. Habener, MA, MD
1978 Jack H. Oppenheimer, MD
1977 Armen H. Tashjian, Jr., MD

This award was presented to a young investigator in recognition of meritorious accomplishments in the field of basic or clinical endocrinology.

Year Recipient Institution
2014 W. Lee Kraus, PhD University of Texas Southwestern
2013 Doris Adelheid Stoffers, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania
2012 Tamas L. Horvath, DVM, PhD Yale University, School of Medicine
2011 Martin Grosvenor Myers, Jr., MD, PhD University of Michigan Medical School
2010 Wiebke Arlt, MD, DSci, FRCP University of Birmingham School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, United Kingdom
2009 Constantine A. Stratakis, MD National Institutes of Health
2008 Joel K. Elmquist, DVM, PhD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
2008 Randy J. Seeley, PhD University of Cincinnati
2007 Rohit N. Kulkarni, MD, PhD Joslin Diabetes Center
2006 Charis Eng, MD, PhD Cleveland Clinic Genomic Medicine Institute
2005 Steven A. Kliewer, PhD University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
2004 Ursula B. Kaiser, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard Medical School
2003 Donald P. McDonnell, PhD Duke University Medical Center
2002 Leonard P. Freedman, PhD Sloan-Kettering Institute
2001 John Donald Scott, PhD
2000 Christopher K. Glass, MD, PhD University of California, San Diego
1999 David W. Russell, PhD
1998 Roger D. Cone, PhD
1997 Pamela L. Mellon, PhD
1996 Keith L. Parker, MD, PhD
1995 Deborah L. Segaloff, PhD
1994 Kelly E. Mayo, PhD
1993 Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD
1992 J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
1991 Perrin C. White, MD
1990 Michael Karin, PhD
1989 P. Michael Conn, PhD, MS
1988 Geoffrey L. Greene, PhD
1987 Aaron J. W. Hsueh, PhD
1986 Betty A. Eipper, PhD
1986 Richard E. Mains, PhD
1985 Olli A. Janne, MD, PhD
1984 Benita S. Katzenellenbogen, PhD
1983 Michael G. Rosenfeld, MD
1982 Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
1981 Bruce D. Weintraub, MD
1980 Inder J. Chopra, MD
1979 John C. Brown, PhD, DSc, FRSc
1978 Cornelia P. Channing
1977 Anthony W. Norman, MS, PhD
1976 Roger A. Gorski, MS, PhD
1975 Bert O'Malley, MD
1974 Jesse Roth, MD
1973 Richard J. Wurtman, MD
1972 Jean D. Wilson, MD
1971 Jack Gorski, MS, PhD
1970 Donald Steiner, MD
1969 Jack L. Kostyo, PhD
1968 John T. Potts, Jr., MD
1967 David M. Kipnis, MD
1966 Samuel McCann, MD
1965 Sidney H. Ingbar
1964 Kenneth J. Ryan, MD
1963 George F. Cahill, Jr., MD
1962 Richard Egdahl
1961 Ernst Knobil, PhD, DSc
1960 Don Harry Nelson, MD
1959 Gordon L. Farrell
1958 Monte A. Greer, MD
1957 Nicholas S. Halmi, MD
1956 Alfred M. Bongiovanni
1955 Jack Gross
1954 Isadore N. Rosenberg, MD
1953 Clara M. Szego, MS, PhD
1953 Sidney Roberts, MS, PhD
1952 Seymour Lieberman, PhD, MA, MS
1951 Albert Segaloff
1950 Oscar M. Hechter
1949 George Sayers, PhD
1948 Carl Heller
1947 Choh Hao Li
1946 Martin M. Hoffman
1945 Jane A. Russell
1944 Edwin B. Astwood

Established in 1993 to honor the memory of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach , the Gerald D. Aurbach Award Lecture was presented for outstanding research in endocrinology. The recipients presented a plenary lecture at the Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting & Expo.

Year Recipient Institution
2014 Peter J. Tontonoz, MD, PhD Howard Hughes Medical Institute/UCLA
2013 Mitchell A. Lazar, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania
2012 Evan Dale Abel, MBBS, MD, PhD University of Utah
2011 Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD Mount Sinai School of Medicine
2010 Barbara B. Kahn, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School
2009 David Goltzman, MD McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital
2008 Andrew F. Stewart, MD University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
2007 Eve Van Cauter, PhD University of Chicago
2006 Paul A. Kelly, PhD Necker Faculty of Medicine
2005 David R. Clemmons, MD University of North Carolina School of Medicine
2004 David J. Mangelsdorf, PhD Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2003 Gilbert Vassart, MD, PhD University of Brussels-Erasme, Belgium
2002 Agnes Schonbrunn, PhD University of Texas Medical School
2001 Andrew Arnold, MD
2000 Marvin C. Gershengorn, MD Cornell University Medical College
1999 James E. Darnell, MD
1998 JoAnne S. Richards, MS, PhD
1997 Edward M. Brown, MD
1996 Ernesto Canalis, MD
1995 Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
1994 Henry M. Kronenberg, MD
1993 Daniel Camerini-Otero

This award was presented to basic, clinical, or translational scientists for outstanding recent research efforts (up to the past five years) contributing to advances in the field of endocrinology.

Year Recipient Institution
2014 Ming-Jer Tsai, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
2014 Sophia Y. Tsai, PhD Baylor College of Medicine

This award is presented to an individual who best demonstrates dedication to public awareness or public service in support of the field of endocrinology, and the patients who suffer from endocrine disorders.

Year Recipient Institution
2021 Anne L. Peters, MD University of Southern California
2018 Irl B. Hirsch, MD University of Washington School of Medicine
2017 Larry Bowers, PhD US Anti-Doping Agency
2016 Andrea Gore, PhD

In 2013 the EndoCareers Promotion and Tenure Workshop offered junior faculty and mid-career professional in-depth skills training and networking opportunities to connect with senior advisors through engaging question and answer sessions and a networking reception. Recipients received a $250 travel award and complimentary workshop registration at ENDO, the Society's Annual Meeting and Expo.

Recipient Institution
Aime Franco University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital
Daniel Rubin Temple University
Gilberto Paz-Filho Australian National University
Jonathan Wasserman Hospital for Sick Children
Kristy Brown Prince Henry's Institute
Madson Almeida University of Sao Paulo Medical School
Mara Roth University of Washington
Marina Fernandez University of California, San Diego
Pranita Ashok Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College
Savitha Subramanian University of Washington
Tadas Vasaitis University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
Yongmei Wang University of California, San Francisco

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