Endocrine Expert Bios

  • Pauline M. Camacho, M.D., F.A.C.E.
    2017-2018 Immediate Past President

    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, and Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship Program.

    She received her medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Jonathan D. Leffert, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU
    2017-2018 President

    Dr. Leffert graduated from Brown University and the University of Minnesota Medical School. In 1983, he moved to Dallas to begin his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center. He was awarded the AHA Bugher Fellowship in Molecular Biology to begin his research fellowship at UT Southwestern, and then received a NIH Physician-Scientist Award in 1989 for his work in cloning the rat amylin cDNA. Dr. Leffert completed his clinical fellowship in 1991, also at UT Southwestern, and entered private practice in Dallas.

  • Bloomgarden
    Zachary T. Bloomgarden, MD, FACE
    Clinical Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Dr. Zachary T. Bloomgarden, MD, FACE, has an international reputation for writing and lecturing on diabetes, and has authored some 350 publications in this field. He is Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is a member of the Board of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, is the co-Editor of the Journal of Diabetes, and has been principal investigator in numerous studies. Dr.

  • Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., M.A.C.P., M.A.C.E.
    Distinguised Professor and Director, Center for Global Health and Medical Diplomacy, University of North Florida

    Dr. Yank Coble is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Global Health and Medical Diplomacy, University of North Florida, and Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Florida.  He is former Chair of the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, and Professor of Medicine and Family Medicine, University of Florida.   Dr.

  • Jeffrey R. Garber, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E.

    Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, FACE, studied mathematics at Cornell University before becoming a member of the first medical school class of the State University of New York’s Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook. He was an intern, resident and resident supervisor at LA County USC Medical Center. He returned east to be an endocrine fellow working under Sidney Ingbar in the Harvard Thorndike Laboratory at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital (BIH).

  • Hossein Gharib, M.D., M.A.C.P., M.A.C.E.
    ACE Yank D. Coble, JR., M.D., Distinguished Service Award

    Hossein Gharib, MD, MACP, MACE, is currently Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Consultant in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

  • Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE
    2017-2018 Treasurer

    Howard M. Lando, MD, FACP, FACE, is a practicing Endocrinologist with Medical Specialists of Northern Virginia in Alexandria and Reston, Virginia. He was born and raised in the Washington, DC, area and received a BS in Physics at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Jeffrey I. Mechanick, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.N., E.C.N.U.
    2017-2018 ACE Immediate Past President
    Clinical Professor of Medicine & Director of Metabolic Support in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY

    Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Kravis Center for Health at Mount Sinai Heart, Division of Endocrinology and Director, Metabolic Support with the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

    He received his M.D. degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed his endocrine fellowship at Mount Sinai.