AACE 2019 Annual Conference


Debunking Internet Myths

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Convention Center 503

Jonathan Leffert, MD

Managing Partner
North Texas Endocrine Center

Jonathan Leffert MD is a clinical endocrinologist in Dallas TX and is the Managing Partner of the North Texas Endocrine Center in Dallas TX. He has been in private practice for the last 27 years and has a general endocrine outpatient practice with an emphasis on thyroid disease, bone and mineral metabolism. Dr. Leffert is the immediate past president of AACE and has been involved in advocacy both at the legislative and regulatory areas. In addition, he is the AACE Delegate to the AMA, the AACE liasion to the ACP- Council of Subspecialities and a member of the subpecialty board of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism for the ABIM. Dr. Leffert graduated from Brown University and the Univiersity of Minnesota Medical School. He trained at Parkland Hospital/UT Southwestern for internal medicine and did his endocrine fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. During his fellowship, he cloned the cDNA for rat amylin, investigated the physiology of the amylin, and competed successfully for the NIH Physician Scientist award.


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David C. Lieb, MD, FACE, FACP

Associate Professor
Eastern Virginia Medical School

David C. Lieb, MD, FACE, FACP is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Program Director of the Endocrinology Fellowship at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2003, and completed his internship and residency at the Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. He returned to the University of Virginia for his endocrinology fellowship training, and joined the faculty at EVMS in 2009. His clinical and research interests include the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as the management of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer.

Dr. Lieb currently serves as the Vice Chair for the Education Oversight Committee of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and is a member of their Annual Meeting Clinical Congress Program Committee. He has been named as a Top Doctor by Coastal Virginia Magazine, and received the EVMS Faculty Award for Community Service in 2017. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and was named a Health Care Hero for his endocrine patient care by Inside Business in 2018.


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