Internationally Renowned Endocrinologist to Receive Award

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 4:05 pm EDT

Dateline:

Austin, Texas

Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc (Hon.), FACP, FICP, FRCP of Manchester, United Kingdom is the 2017 recipient of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) International Endocrinology Award, which will be presented on May 5, during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 26th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Austin, Texas.

The International Endocrinology Award is presented to an endocrinologist living outside of the U.S. in recognition of delivering outstanding care to endocrine patients, delivering care to a population of patients with endocrine problems, developing a system of care for an endocrine problem, organizing clinical endocrinologists, affecting social changes that lead to improved care for endocrine problems.

Dr. Boulton is Professor of Medicine at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England, President of Worldwide Initiative for Diabetes Education, and the 2017 Banting Memorial Lecturer on Diabetes in the United Kingdom. He is a graduate of the Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in Northeast England, and trained in Sheffield as well as the University of Miami, Fla., where he serves as Visiting Professor of Medicine at the Diabetes Research Institute.

Known as an expert on diabetes and foot disease, somatic peripheral neuropathy and diabetic neuropathy in both the United Kingdom and the U.S., Dr. Boulton has received numerous international awards including the ADA’s Roger Pecoraro Lectureship and the European Diabetes Association’s Castelli Pedroli Lectureship.

In addition, Dr. Boulton will be discussing diabetes and foot disease during the AACE Annual Meeting during a Meet-the-Experts session on Thursday, May 4 and In-depth Symposia on Friday, May 5.

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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.