Endocrine Expert Bios

  • George Grunberger, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E.
    2016 - 2017 AACE Past President

    Dr. Grunberger established Grunberger Diabetes Institute in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in 2002. He is also Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Professor of Medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

  • Pauline M. Camacho, M.D., F.A.C.E.
    2016-2017 AACE President

    Dr. Camacho is an endocrinologist at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois. She is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Loyola University Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center, and Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship Program.

    She received her medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Jonathan D. Leffert, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., E.C.N.U.
    2016-2017 AACE President-Elect

    Dr. Leffert graduated from Brown University and the University of Minnesota Medical School. In 1983, he moved to Dallas to begin his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. He was awarded the AHA Bugher Fellowship in Molecular Biology to begin his research fellowship at UT Southwestern, and then received a NIH Physician-Scientist Award in 1989 for his work in cloning the rat amylin cDNA. Dr. Leffert completed his clinical fellowship in 1991, also at UT Southwestern, and entered private practice in Dallas.

  • Daniel L. Hurley, M.D., F.A.C.E.
    2016-2017 AACE Vice President

    Dr. Daniel L. Hurley is the current AACE Vice President and a member of the AACE Executive Committee. He has also served two prior consecutive three-year terms on the AACE Board of Directors, as well as serving on multiple AACE/ACE committees to include Finance Committee chair, Program Planning Committee member and past Co-Chair for the AACE Clinical Congress, member and past Chair of the Nutrition Scientific Committee, past Chair of the Academic Endocrinologists Committee, and past Chair of the Chapters Committee. Dr.

  • Sandra L. Weber, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E.
    2016 - 2017 AACE Treasurer
    Associate Director of Internal Medicine & Chief in the Section of Endocrinology, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Group

    Dr. Weber was admitted to the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University where she received her medical degree in 1989. She completed her internship, residency, chief residency and fellowship at the University of Miami in Miami, Fla., where she continued to practice.

  • Ali S. Alzahrani
    2016 International Clinician Award

    Dr. Alzahrani is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at Al Faisal University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabai, and Immediate Past President of the Gulf Chapter of AACE. Dr. Alzahrani obtained his medical degree from King Saud University in 1990, and served his residency in internal medicine at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH & RC) from 1991-1995. He performed a clinical and research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, from 1995-1998.

  • Paul C. Davidson, M.D.
    ACE Distinction in Endocrinology Award

    Paul C. Davidson, M.D., has worked in the field of diabetes care for 57 years, and has contributed bench research, medical editing and writing, academic and professional teaching, treatment protocols, computerized instruments, clinical research, and staff and patient education and training. He has pursued tight blood glucose control through analysis of data.

  • Novo Nordisk
    Outstanding Corporate Partner Award

    Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: rare bleeding disorders, growth hormone-related disorders, and obesity.