Mayo Clinic Physician Presented Distinguished Service Award

Sunday, May 18, 2014 1:15 pm EDT

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LAS VEGAS
"I am especially thrilled because this puts me in the company of stellar previous awardees whom I so deeply respect and admire. Thanks to the American College of Endocrinology and AACE for this great honor."

Hossein Gharib, M.D., M.A.C.P., M.A.C.E., received the Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Service Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas, on May 17, 2014.

The Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Service Award is given to an AACE member who is recognized by his peers as a leader in American medicine and whose personal and professional conduct reflect the values and vision of AACE.

Dr. Gharib is an international authority on thyroid disorders, having authored or co-authored more than 250 academic papers and journal articles, abstracts and papers. He has lectured at more than 300 endocrine events around the world.

“I am as delighted as I am honored to receive the Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D. Award,” said Dr. Gharib. “I am especially thrilled because this puts me in the company of stellar previous awardees whom I so deeply respect and admire. Thanks to the American College of Endocrinology and AACE for this great honor.”

Dr. Gharib is Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Consultant in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition in Rochester, Minnesota.  A past president of AACE and ACE, he has served on many AACE committees, and is now the Dean of the Endocrine University. Dr. Gharib has received many awards and honors, including the prestigious Paul Starr Award of the ATA in 2002 and the Distinguished Physician Award of the Endocrine Society in 2010. He is currently the President of the American Thyroid Association. 

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

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 6,500 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.