AbbVie Pharmaceuticals To Receive ACEF Philanthropy Award

Friday, April 29, 2016 4:33 pm EDT

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Jacksonville, Fla.
"We look forward to continuing our partnership to raise awareness, stimulate research, and develop therapeutic solutions that make a difference for patients."

AbbVie, a bio-pharmaceutical development and research company headquartered in Chicago, IL, was selected as the 2016 winner of the American College of Endocrinology Foundation’s (ACEF) Philanthropy Award. The award will be presented prior to the beginning of the 25th Annual American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress to be held in Orlando, May 25-29. 

The Philanthropy Award is presented by ACEF to an industry partner(s) who is a member of the Corporate AACE Partnership (CAP), which has made a charitable contribution to the American College of Endocrinology (ACE). 

AbbVie is proud of our work with the American College of Endocrinology and I am honored to accept this prestigious award on behalf of our employees,” said Dr. Ramon Espaillat, Associate Medical Director, U.S. Medical Affairs at AbbVie. “We look forward to continuing our partnership to raise awareness, stimulate research, and develop therapeutic solutions that make a difference for patients.”

AbbVie leverages expertise, philanthropy, and collaboration across all programs to have a remarkable impact on lives around the world.

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About the American College of Endocrinology Foundation (ACEF)

The American College of Endocrinology Foundation (ACEF) was created to provide independent financial support for the American College of Endocrinology’s (ACE) patient education programs, physician/allied health professional education and advancing science.

About the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) represents more than 7,000 endocrinologists in the United States and abroad. AACE is the largest association of clinical endocrinologists in the world. A majority of AACE members are certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and concentrate on the treatment of patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders including diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, growth hormone deficiency, cholesterol disorders, hypertension and obesity. Visit our site at  www.aace.com.

Contact:

AACE
Mary Green, 904-353-7878 ext. 163
Asst. Director, Public Relations, Media and Creative
mgreen@aace.com
904-404-4223 (fax)