World-renowned Endocrinologist to Receive Endocrine Teaching Award

Friday, April 29, 2016 4:16 pm EDT

Dateline:

Jacksonville, Fla.
"I am grateful for the nurturing support of many mentors who were instrumental in shaping my career"

Devaprabu Abraham, MD, MRCP, ECNU, of the University of Utah, will receive the H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award during the  American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 25th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Orlando, Florida, May 25-29.

The H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award is given to an AACE member who has made a profound impact in teaching fellows-in-training and is actively involved in educating in a university setting. 

Dr. Abraham graduated from the University of Madras in India. He undertook his post graduate training and was awarded MRCP (UK) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in London, England. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Utah and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, respectively.

Known for his passion for medical education, Dr. Abraham serves as Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Surgery and Pathology at the University of Utah. He is actively involved in medical student, residency and fellowship training locally in Salt Lake City as well as around the nation. In addition, he has served as the course director for endocrine physiology at the University of Utah.

Dr. Abraham is the Medical Director of Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center and Medical Director for the Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumor Program at Huntsman Cancer Institute both in Salt Lake City.

“I am grateful for the nurturing support of many mentors who were instrumental in shaping my career,” said Dr. Abraham. “I am most humbled and honored to receive this award.”

Dr. Abraham’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 U. S. 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. 

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