Endocrine Expert Bios

  • Sripriya Raman, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics; University of Missouri School of Medicine

    Dr. Raman is a board certified pediatric endocrinologist who currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics at University of Missouri School of Medicine. She has been appointed as the Co-Director of Endocrine Disorders in Cancer Survivors (EDICS) Clinic at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Sheldon Rubenfeld, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E.
    AACE Excellence in Medical Ethics Award

    Sheldon Rubenfeld, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Clinical Professor of Nursing at the University of Texas School of Nursing in Houston, and a Fellow in the American College of Endocrinology. He was in the private practice of endocrinology and internal medicine for 36 years until his retirement in June 2014. Dr. Rubenfeld published scientific papers on endocrine disorders and two editions of Could It Be My Thyroid?

  • AbbVie ,
    ACE Public Education and Philanthropy Award

    AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories.  The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases, and most pressing health challenges. The company’s people and suppliers are aligned around a core set of values and a shared commitment to responsibility.

  • VIVUS ,
    AACE Outstanding Corporate Partner Award

    VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company founded in 1991 in Mountain View, California, currently with just over 100 employees. The company has two therapies approved in the U.S. by the FDA:  Qsymia for chronic weight management and STENDRA for erectile dysfunction.

  • Devaprabu Abraham, MD, MRCP, ECNU
    H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award

    Dr. Abraham attended medical school in India and graduated from the University of Madras. He underwent post-graduate training and was awarded MRCP (UK) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in London, England. He completed residency and fellowship training at the University of Utah and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, respectively.

  • Aldasouqi
    Saleh Aldasouqi, M.D.
    Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of Endocrinology, Michigan State Universtiy

    Saleh Aldasouqi, MD, FACE, ECNU, received his M.D. degree from Jordan University School of Medicine in 1984, and then trained and worked in General Practice and Internal Medicine in Amman, Jordan, Eastern Province, Suadi Arabia, and Doha, Qatar until 1992. He then completed another residency in Internal Medicine at Hurley Medical Center in Flint,Michigan, a community affiliate of Michigan State University (MSU), in 1994. He then completed his fellowship training in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1996. After fellowship, Dr.

  • Myriam Z. Allende-Vigo, MD MBA FACP FACE
    2016 Excellence in Humanities and Medical Ethics Award

    Dr. Allende is a native of Puerto Rico – a physician who has lectured and researched in the fields of diabetes mellitus, adipose tissue, arterial hypertension, lipid disorders and osteoporosis. She is a recognized speaker and presenter on the local, national and international levels. Her work with patients has proven to be her most fulfilling endeavor in her career and drives her ethical behavior. 

  • Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly Alliance
    ACEF Philanthropy Award

    In January 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company entered into an alliance in diabetes that centers on compounds representing several of the largest diabetes treatment classes. The alliance leverages the strengths of two of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. By joining forces, the companies demonstrate commitment in the care of patients with diabetes and stand together to focus on patient needs. Find out more about the alliance at www.boehringer-ingelheim.com or www.lilly.com.