CHOP Physician Receives Master of the American College of Endocrinology Award

Saturday, May 16, 2015 7:30 pm EDT

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.
"I am honored to have been selected by the College for this recognition, and grateful for their continued advocacy and promotion of our specialty"

Michael A. Levine, MD, FACE, received the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) Award during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Nashville this week.

The MACE Award is given to an AACE member who has received the Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) distinction, is recognized as a distinguished practicing endocrinologist as well as a role model for developing endocrinologists, and is a contributor to AACE and to the art and science of endocrinology.

“I am honored to have been selected by the College for this recognition, and grateful for their continued advocacy and promotion of our specialty,” said Dr. Levine. “I am also humbled by the accomplishments and expertise of those whom I join as a MACE, and whose careers have greatly inspired me.”

Dr. Levine is Chief of Endocrinology and Diabetes and Director of the Center for Bone Health at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He holds the Lester Baker Endowed Chair and is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perlman School of Medicine. His research focuses on the genetic basis of disorders of bone and mineral metabolism and complements his clinical expertise in endocrine diseases that affect bone and mineral metabolism.

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

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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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