For the first time in its 96-year history, the American Thyroid Association (ATA) will be majority led by a president, secretary/COO, treasurer, and past-president who are women. The ATA, headquartered in Falls Church, VA, announces with pleasure that Martha Zeiger, MD, began a one-year term as president of the Board of Directors and Jacqueline Jonklaas, MD, started her 4-year term as Secretary/Chief Operating Officer at the close of the 89th Annual Meeting, November 3 in Chicago, Illinois.
November 1, 2019—The American Thyroid Association (ATA) announces with pleasure that the 2019 John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal will be awarded to Dr. Sissy M. Jhiang at the ATA Annual Meeting this week. Dr. Jhiang is the Professor of Physiology and Cell Biology at the Ohio State University (OSU), member of the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center and Graduate Faculty member for multiple graduate programs.
November 2, 2019—The American Thyroid Association (ATA) announces with pleasure that the 2019 Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Award recipient will be Dr. Martha A. Zeiger, Director of Surgical Oncology Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.The Braverman Distinguished Award is presented annually to an individual who: demonstrates excellence and passion for mentoring fellows, students, and junior faculty; has a long history of productive thyroid research; and is devoted to the ATA.
November 1, 2019—The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce that the Distinguished Service Award recipient will be Dr. Robert C. Smallridge. He is Professor of Medicine at Mayo Medical School and the Alfred D. and Audrey M. Petersen Professor of Cancer Research. He is a Deputy Director in the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and has served as the Chair of the Division of Endocrinology, the Director of Research, and as a member of the Board of Governors.
November 1, 2019—The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award recipient will be Dr. Bryan R. Haugen, currently is Professor of Medicine and Pathology at the University of Colorado Denver. He is also Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes and Director of the Thyroid Tumor Program and holds the Mary Rossick Kern and Jerome H.