Pre-Congress

Clinical Thyroidology: What the Clinician Needs to Know on Monday Morning

4/24/2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Convention Center 502 A

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Peter A. Singer, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Southern California

Peter A. Singer, M.D., FACE is Professor and Chief, Clinical Endocrinology, and Director, the USC Thyroid Center, at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He is a greaduate of UCSF medical school, and completed a rotating internship at Los Angeles County General Hospital. After two years in military service he completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in endocrinology, at USC.

Dr Singer is Past-President of the American Thyroid Association, and a former Board Member of AACE. He is a reciipient of the 2004 AACE Oustanding Clinician Award, the 2013 American Thyroid Association Distinguished Service Award, and the 2017 AACE Excellence in Ethics and Humanities Award.

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Caroline Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
USC Keck School of Medicine

Caroline T. Nguyen MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine and diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolism. Her clinical and research interests are related to the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease with a focus in pregnancy. In addition to caring for patients at the USC Keck Medical Center and USC Center for Pregnancy Loss, she is a supervising attending physician in the LAC-USC thyroid and pregnancy clinic where she trains maternal fetal medicine and endocrinology fellows. Her research includes decompensated hypothyroidism and thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy.

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Jerome Hershman, MD, MACP

Professor Emeritus
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Jerome M. Hershman, M.D., M.S., MACP is Distinguished Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Co-Director of the Endocrine Clinic at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. He was the Editor of the journal Thyroid from 1991-2000 and edited the online journal Clinical Thyroidology from 2011-2018. He received a B.S. in chemistry from Northwestern University, M.S. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He was a resident in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and the Boston VA Hospital and trained in endocrinology at the Tufts New England Medical Center. Dr. Hershman was a faculty member in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University for 3 years, then at the University of Alabama in Birmingham for 5 years before moving to UCLA in 1972. He has authored over 350 research papers in endocrine literature and written 140 authoritative book chapters and reviews about thyroid function and disease. His current research focuses on the pathogenesis and management of thyroid cancer.

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Gregory A. Brent, MD

Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Division of Endocrinology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Gregory A. Brent, MD is Professor of Medicine and Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Hypertension, Department of Medicine UCLA and Chair of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He received his clinical endocrinology training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and completed a research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focus is on the molecular mechanisms of thyroid hormone action and clinical thyroid disease research in pregnancy and chronic kidney disease. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians. He is past President of the American Thyroid Association and has been recognized with the American Thyroid Association Van Meter, Ingbar, and Braverman Awards. He was overall Program Chair of the Endocrine Society 2019 Annual Meeting and is past Chair of the National Institutes of Health, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology Study Section.

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Carole Spencer, PhD

Professor Research Medicine
University of Southern California

Currently, Dr. Spencer holds the rank of Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Southern California where she is a licensed Medical Technologist and Technical Director of the USC Endocrine Services Laboratory. In a research career that has focused on the clinical and laboratory aspects of thyroid disease and treatment, Dr. Spencer has authored or co-authored more than 90 original papers, chapters and monographs.Dr. Spencer is a past President of the American Thyroid Association and is the recipient of a number of Outstanding Speaker Awards. She has received Distinguished Scientist Awards from the Clinical Ligand Assay Society and the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry.

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Michael McDermott, PhD, MD

Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy Director, Endocrinology and Diabetes Practice
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine University of Colorado Hospital

Michael McDermott is Professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and Director of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Practice at the University of Colorado Hospital. He graduated from Tulane Medical School in 1977. He spent 20 years in the US Army during which he was the Chief of Endocrinology at Fitzsimons Army Hospital (1993-1997) and served as the Endocrinology Consultant to the Surgeon General (1994-1997). He retired from the US Army in 1997 and joined the faculty at the University of Colorado. His primary research interests include novel approaches to the management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the treatment of Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism.

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