Michigan Based Physician Elected Treasurer of Major Physician Organization

Monday, May 28, 2012 9:00 am EDT


Philadelphia, Pa.
"That mission statement says it all. I see it as my motivating force in all I do to enhance the organization’s status and reach."

George Grunberger, MD, FACP, FACE, was elected Treasurer of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 21st Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia, on Saturday, May 27, 2012.

“The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care,” explains Dr. Grunberger. “That mission statement says it all. I see it as my motivating force in all I do to enhance the organization’s status and reach.”

As Treasurer, Dr. Grunberger will oversee the collection, retention and expenditure of all AACE funds.  He will also serve as Chairman of the Finance Committee, on the Executive Committee and on the Association’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Grunberger founded the Grunberger Diabetes Institute in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in 2002. He is a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Medicine & Genetics at Wayne State University School of Medicine. As tenured Full Professor at Wayne State University in 1986, he established and directed the Diabetes Program at the Detroit Medical Center and served as Medical Director of the University’s Comprehensive Diabetes Center until 2002. He also served as Director of the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics (1997-2001) and Interim Chairman of Internal Medicine at Wayne and Physician-in-Chief of the Detroit Medical Center (1995-1996).  Dr. Grunberger completed his endocrinology fellowship at the Diabetes Branch of the National Institute of Health (NIH) where he then worked as a senior investigator until 1986. He did internal medicine training at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, received M.D. at New York University School of Medicine and B.A. (biochemistry) at Columbia College, also in New York City.

In addition to working with AACE, Dr. Grunberger has been active in other professional organizations. At the American Diabetes Association, he served as President of the Michigan Affiliate. At the national level, he served on the ADA national board of directors; nominating, publications, and research policy committees; and chaired its scientific and medical meetings oversight committee.

Dr. Grunberger’s complete biography and high-resolution photograph are available here

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. The majority of AACE members are certified in Endocrinology 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. For more information about AACE, visit the AACE website at www.aace.com, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theaace or follow AACE on Twitter at www.twitter.com/theaace.