Missouri Endocrinologist to Receive The Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award

Friday, April 29, 2016 4:29 pm EDT

Dateline:

Jacksonville, Fla.
"For me, the practice of clinical endocrinology is an endeavor which is both intellectually and emotionally rewarding"

Kansas City endocrinologist Richard Hellman, MD, FACP, FACE, will receive  the Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award on Friday, May 27, during the 25th Annual American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Florida, slated for May 25-29. 

The AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award is given in recognition of dedicated and compassionate care provided to patients with endocrine diseases, exceptional knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical endocrinology, and active advocacy of AACE’s mission in both professional and public environments.

“For me, the practice of clinical endocrinology is an endeavor which is both intellectually and emotionally rewarding,” said Dr. Hellman. “I am deeply honored to receive this most prestigious award from my peers at AACE, the professional society which has been focused most strongly on the key issues of clinical endocrinology.”

Dr. Hellman is the managing partner of an independent, multi-disciplinary endocrine practice in North Kansas City, Missouri, which he founded 34 years ago.  He has been involved with AACE for more than 20 years, joining the AACE board in 1999 and serving as its 16th president in 2007. 

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

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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. 

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.

Contact:

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