Endocrine Expert Bios

  • Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE
    2017-2018 Treasurer
    AACE

    Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE, is a practicing Endocrinologist with Medical Specialists of Northern Virginia in Alexandria and Reston, Virginia. He was born and raised in the Washington, DC, area and received a BS in Physics at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Mark A. Lupo, M.D., F.A.C.E., E.C.N.U.

    Dr. Mark Lupo is a practicing endocrinologist in Sarasota, Florida.  He received his BA fromDuke University and his MD degree from the University of Florida.  He trained as a Medical Resident at the University of Florida and a Clinical Fellow in Endocrinology at Scripps Clinic and the University of California at San Diego.

  • Janet B. McGill, M.D., F.A.C.E.
    2017-2018 Board of Directors
    AACE

    Dr. Janet McGill is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and attending physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.   She directs the Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and is the recent past Director of the Prevention and Control Core of the Diabetes Research and Training Center at Washington University School of Medicine.  Dr.

  • Derek LeRoith MD, PhD
    Director of Research in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Derek LeRoith, M.D., Ph.D., is currently the Director of Research in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

    Dr. LeRoith has worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since 1979 in the field of endocrinology and diabetes.  He was then promoted to Diabetes Branch Chief at the NIH in Bethesda, MD, a position he held until 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he was Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Director of the Metabolism Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

  • Jeffrey I. Mechanick, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.N., E.C.N.U.
    2017-2018 ACE Immediate Past President
    Clinical Professor of Medicine & Director of Metabolic Support in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY

    Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Kravis Center for Health at Mount Sinai Heart, Division of Endocrinology and Director, Metabolic Support with the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

    He received his M.D. degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed his endocrine fellowship at Mount Sinai.

  • Gregory Randolph, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E.
    2016 AACE Board Advisor

    Dr. Randolph is the Director of the General Otolaryngology Service and Director of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Service at Massachusetts Eye and Ear. He also founded the organization’s Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery.

    One of Dr. Randolph’s goals is to improve treatment for patients with thyroid cancer. He has been actively involved in the development and use of recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) monitoring during thyroid surgery. Monitoring the nerve continuously during surgery can help avoid damage to the nerve and preserve the patient’s voice.

  • Vin Tangpricha, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.E.
    2017-2018 Board of Directors
    AACE

    Dr. Tangpricha completed his medical degree at Tufts University in 1996 and his internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship at Boston University in 1999 and 2001, respectively. During his residency and fellowship, he developed an interest in the endocrine care of transgender patients. After careful investigation of the accepted endocrine protocols for treating transgender patients at that time, in 2003, he published a review on the topic of transgender care inEndocrine Practice.

  • Christine L. Twining, M.D., F.A.C.E.
    Endocrinologist & Medical Director; Maine Medical Partners Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes

    Dr. Christine Twining is an endocrinologist and medical director at the Maine Medical Partners Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes, a group of eight endocrinologists in Scarborough, Maine.  She practices general endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disease, metabolic bone disease and transitional care.  She is on the clinical faculty at Tufts School of Medicine and enjoys teaching Tufts medical students and residents at Maine Medical Center, where she also serves as an advisor to Med-Peds residents.