A Charter Member of AACE to Receive Distinguished Service Award

Monday, May 2, 2016 10:51 am EDT


Jacksonville, Fla.

Bill Law, Jr. MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, a charter member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) will receive the 2016 American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Yank D. Coble, Jr., MD, Distinguished Service Award, May 28, 2016, during the Convocation at the AACE 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Florida.

The ACE Yank D. Coble, Jr., MD, Distinguished Service Award is given to an AACE member who is recognized by his peers as a leader in American medicine and whose personal and professional conduct reflect the values and vision of AACE.

Dr. Law received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis, followed by three years of training in internal medicine. He completed a three-year fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and in 1983, returned to Knoxville, Tenn. He is the founding partner of Endocrinology Consultants of East Tennessee, a private specialty practice now including 10 endocrinologists and 12 extenders. 

Dr. Law is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine at Knoxville and has served as Chief of the Section of Endocrinology since 1991. 

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE). He is the lead author of 16 original research articles published in several medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrine Practice, the American Journal of Medicine, and the Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Dr. Law served as a member of the AACE Board of Directors from 1995 -2007 and served as President in 2005-2006. He also served as President of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) in 2010-2011. 

Dr. Law’s biography and high-resolution photo are available here.


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). ACE is the leader in advancing the care and prevention of endocrine and metabolic disorders by providing professional education and reliable public health information; recognizing excellence in education, research, and service; promoting clinical research and defining the future of Clinical Endocrinology. For more information, please visit  www.aace.com/college.

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.


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