Texas Congressman Receives Public Service Award from International Medical Association

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 3:37 pm EDT

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Austin, Texas

U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, R-8th , of Texas, received the 2017 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ (AACE) Eugene T. Davidson, MD, Public Service Award.

The AACE Eugene T. Davidson, MD, Public Service Award is presented to a health professional, organization, or individual layperson for outstanding contributions to advancing the mission of AACE in providing quality health care for patients with endocrine diseases and for the betterment of public health.

Congressman Brady has served on numerous committees as Chair or Vice Chair, including the Health Subcommittee for the House Ways and Means Committee. As a member of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, Congressman Brady was helpful in bringing the National Clinical Care Commission Act to the House floor for a vote in the 114th Congress. In addition, he helped spearhead the passage of legislation that repealed the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula.

Among his many achievements, Congressman Brady was instrumental in helping to create the Texas Institute of Genomic Research, a cutting-edge research center that will accelerate new medical discoveries and create new jobs in Texas.

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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 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.

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, visit www.aace.com/college.