Houston Based Physician Receives Award from Professional Medical College

Publish Date:

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3:00 am EDT


SAN DIEGO—APRIL 18, 2011— Carlos R. Hamilton, Jr., MD, FACP, FACE, MACE, was presented the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) at the College Convocation during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 20th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress in San Diego, on Saturday, April 16, 2011. 
The Master of the American College of Endocrinology is awarded annually to a member of AACE who is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology; a clinical endocrinologist that has been recognized by his/her peers as a distinguished practicing endocrinologist; role model for developing endocrinologists; and contributor to AACE and to the art and science of Endocrinology. 
“Success in one’s profession is built on what we learn from our mentors,” said Dr. Hamilton. “I have been blessed with the opportunity to work with some of the most outstanding people in American medicine.”
Dr. Hamilton is Special Advisor to the President and Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston where he has an active practice of clinical endocrinology. Dr. Hamilton graduated from The University of Texas and Baylor College of Medicine, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he received the Daniel Baker Award for Outstanding Medical House Officer. He completed fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he participated in the newly developing field of peptide hormone immunoassay with John T. Potts, MD, and was an early investigator on the effects of calcitonin in metabolic bone diseases. Working with Farahe Maloof, MD, he reported the first documented case of hyperthyroidism due to TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma.
Dr. Hamilton has served in a number of leadership capacities in his county and state medical associations and in the American Society of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians. He has served AACE and ACE in a number of assignments, including president of both organizations.
Dr. Hamilton’s biography and high-resolution photograph are available at: http://media.aace.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=5042          
About the American College of Endocrinology (ACE)
The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) is the educational and scientific arm of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). The American College of Endocrinology is a scientific, educational and charitable medical organization dedicated to promoting the art and science of clinical endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism for the improvement of patient care and public health.