Illinois Based Physician Elected Secretary of Major Physician Organization

Monday, May 28, 2012 9:00 am EDT

Dateline:

Philadelphia, Pa.
"I feel passionately about AACE and our mission and would welcome whole-heartedly this opportunity to offer my talents and dedication as a future leader of this organization."

Pauline M. Camacho, MD, FACE, was elected Secretary of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.

“I truly believe that AACE is an organization that has improved with an unbelievable slope in the past two decades.  I have no doubt that AACE will continue to enhance the practice of endocrinology both nationally and internationally,” Dr. Camacho said. “I feel passionately about AACE and our mission and would welcome whole-heartedly this opportunity to offer my talents and dedication as a future leader of this organization.”

As secretary, Dr. Camacho will serve on the Association’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors.  She will also serve on committees and task forces as appointed by theAACEpresident.

Dr. Camacho is an endocrinologist at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois.  She is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Loyola University Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Center.  She is also the Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Loyola.

Dr. Camacho has been actively involved with AACE since her fellowship.  She served as the Fellows-in-Training (FIT) representative to the Board of Directors from 1999-2000 and was then elected to the AACE Board of Directors in 2003.  During her six-year term on the Board, she headed the FIT Committee and was a member of the Membership, International, Education Services, and Legislative and Regulatory Committees.  She was a member of the AACE Annual Meeting Program Committee for a total of five years, was Vice Chair in 2008, Co-Chair in 2009 and Chair in 2011.  Additionally, she chaired the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) Subcommittee for a number of years and served on the Postmenopausal Osteoporosis CPG Writing Group. Currently, Dr. Camacho is the Chair of the Publications Committee.

Dr. Camacho’s complete biography and high-resolution photograph are available here.

About the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) represents more than 6,500 endocrinologists in the United States and abroad. AACE is the largest association of clinical endocrinologists in the world. The majority of AACE members are certified in Endocrinology 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. For more information about AACE, visit the AACE website at www.aace.com, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theaace or follow AACE on Twitter at www.twitter.com/theaace.

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