Richard J. Auchus, MD, PhD

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Board of Directors, At Large

James A. Shayman and Andrea S. Kevrick Professor of Translational Medicine in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine/MEND at the University of Michigan

Dr. Richard Auchus is the James A. Shayman and Andrea S. Kevrick Professor of Translational Medicine in the Departments of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine/MEND at the University of Michigan. He also serves as Endocrinology Section Chief at the Ann Arbor VA. He received his SB in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MD and PhD in Pharmacology from Washington University. He completed training in Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa and a fellowship in Endocrinology at the Wilford Hall USAF Hospital and UTHSC San Antonio. After postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco, he joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in Dallas. He served as Acting Chief of the Divisions of Endocrinology and Translational Research at UT Southwestern before his relocation to Michigan in 2011, and he served as Program Director of the Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellowship from 2011-2018. Dr. Auchus and his group are active in research projects ranging from basic chemical principles of steroid biosynthetic enzymes and steroid mass spectrometry to clinical trials and translational investigation in disorders of the pituitary, adrenal, ovaries, and testes that cause hypertension, infertility, and obesity. His clinical interests also focus on pituitary, adrenal, and reproductive diseases that involve disorders of steroid production, and he is particularly interested in the care of adults with genetic disorders of steroid biosynthesis and action. He has authored over 280 journal articles and 30 book chapters, and he has lectured in a wide range of national and international conferences.

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Join Us for ENDO 2021

Register for ENDO 2021, the largest meeting on endocrinology in the world. Our comprehensive agenda will cover all aspects of endocrinology over four days of programming that includes more than 90 live sessions and another 80 sessions available on-demand.

Register for ENDO 2021, the largest meeting on endocrinology in the world. Our comprehensive agenda will cover all aspects of endocrinology over four days of programming that includes more than 90 live sessions and another 80 sessions available on-demand.

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