Yale University Professor 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 delighted and honored to receive this award from AACE"

Gerald I. Shulman, MD, PhD, 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.

Dr. Shulman is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the George R. Cowgill Professor of Physiological Chemistry, Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Physiology at Yale University. And, he is co-director of the Yale Diabetes Research Center.

Dr. Shulman pioneered the use of magnetic resonance spectroscopy to non-invasively examine intracellular glucose and fat metabolism in humans, leading to several paradigm shifts in understanding Type 2 diabetes.

“I am delighted and honored to receive this award from AACE,” said Dr. Shulman.

Dr. Shulman’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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