Press Releases: 2014

  • 5/15/14 4:00 pm EDT

    VIVUS has been named Outstanding Corporate Partner at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 15, 2014.The AACE Outstanding Corporate Partner Award is presented to an industry partner who is a member of the Corporate AACE Partnership (CAP) and has demonstrated outstanding commitment and dedication as a partner with AACE to improve the health of patients through various programs and initiativesmore...
  • 5/15/14 3:49 pm EDT
    Biopharmaceutical company, AbbVie, has received the Public Education and Philanthropy Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 15, 2014. The Public Education and Philanthropy Award is presented by ACE to an industry partner who is a member of the Corporate AACE Partnership, which has made an outright charitable contribution to the American College of Endocrinology. “We acceptmore...
  • 5/15/14 3:05 pm EDT
    Otmar Kloiber, M.D., Ph.D., received the Excellence in Medical Ethics Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 15, 2014.The Excellence in Medical Ethics Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary and continuing dedication to upholding the highest principles of medical ethics and standards for the betterment of the public’s health.Dr. Kloiber has been involved inmore...
  • 5/15/14 2:55 pm EDT
    John Eng, M.D., received the Frontiers in Science Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 15, 2014.The Frontiers in Science Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary contributions to their individual profession or area of expertise. They are recommended by the Program Committee. “This award recognizes the growing importance of euglycemic agents inmore...
  • 5/14/14 4:25 pm EDT

    Actress Katee Sackhoff Enlisted To Help Promote Thyroid Disease Awareness

    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and its scientific, educational and charitable arm, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), for the 20th consecutive year is promoting understanding of the vital role thyroid gland health plays in our well-being at every stage of life with a year-long informational campaign.“Despite its importance to the proper functioning of so many body processes, the vital role the thyroid plays and the signs and symptoms of thyroid diseasemore...
  • 4/24/14 11:03 am EDT
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – (April 24, 2014) – The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) have issued a trio of thyroid-related manuscripts, including the first AACE/ACE Disease State Commentary, a new category of white paper for the organizations. All of the manuscripts are published as a special section in the Volume 20, Number 4, April 2014 issue of Endocrine Practice, AACE’s official peer-review journal. The commentary,more...
  • 3/25/14 10:46 am EDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When obesity thought leaders representing public and private stakeholders convened here this past weekend for The AACE/ACE Consensus Conference of Obesity: Building an Evidence Base for Comprehensive Action, it was the realization of a years-long quest by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) to identify the myriad issues surrounding, and necessary steps for solving, themore...
  • 3/11/14 2:35 pm EDT

    Renowned Medical Association Plans to Attack Obesity Epidemic with Benchmark Gathering of Worldwide Experts

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2011, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors declared obesity a disease state. And in 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) agreed, approving an AACE-sponsored resolution on the floor of its House of Delegates. While many understood this to be a pivotal moment in the battle to curtail and reduce historic obesity rates, the question then heard most often was, “What happens next?”more...
  • 2/18/14 9:00 am EST
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2011, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors declared obesity a disease state. And in 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) agreed, approving an AACE-sponsored resolution on the floor of its House of Delegates. While many understood this to be a pivotal moment in the battle to curtail and reduce historic obesity rates, the question then heard most often was, “What’s next?” Thismore...
  • 1/21/14 12:33 pm EST

    Thy Life Campaign Emphasizing Importance of Thyroid Health Throughout Every Stage of Life Launches January 23 With Satellite Media Tour

    The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and its scientific, educational and charitable arm, the American College of Endocrinology (ACE), are partnering with actress Katee Sackhoff Thursday, January 23 for a satellite media tour to promote understanding of the vital role thyroid health plays in our well-being. This is the 20th consecutive year AACE and ACE are conducting activities to raise awareness about thyroid disease.A thyroid cancer survivor who was diagnosed andmore...