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  • Public Comment on Draft Research Plan: Screening for Thyroid Cancer From: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted today a draft research plan on screening for thyroid cancer. The draft research plan is available for review and public comment from January 8 through February 4, 2015. To review the draft research plan and submit comments, go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/us-preventive-services-task-force-opportunities-for-public-comment
  • Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions From Mayo Clinic – Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by Christmas morning was a gift to millions, one that is still improving lives 100 years later. Watch video…
  • ATA Career Link is the Next Step We’re pleased to announce the new and improved ATA Career Link, the enhanced online career center for the American Thyroid Association. ATA leads the charge in providing our members the resources needed to advance their careers and practice and ATA Career Link is the industry’s top online job board for thyroid specialists. To learn more about this resource, visit http://www.healthecareers.com/ata and register as a job seeker to get started!
  • News from the 84th Annual Meeting of the ATA October 29 – November 2, 2014Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California OncLive.com - Bringing the Oncology Community Together Healio.com – Endocrine today EndocrinologyAdvisor.com
  • New Board Members elected to American Thyroid Association at the 84th Annual Meeting October 31, 2014 — The American Thyroid Association (ATA) will install the new members of its Board of Directors during the ATA’s 84th Annual Meeting, October 29th – November 2nd, in Coronado, California. Current President-Elect Robert C. Smallridge, M.D., will become the new ATA president, as Hossein Gharib, M.D., completes his term as president. Antonio Bianco, M.D., Ph.D., will become the new president-elect, and Victor J. Bernet, M.D. accepts the position of secretary/COO-elect. Joining the ...
  • 2014 Van Meter Award Winner Announced by American Thyroid Association October 31, 2014 — The recipient of the 2014 Van Meter Award, established in 1930 by the American Thyroid Association for outstanding contributions by a young clinical scientist to research on the thyroid gland is Christine Spitzweg, M.D., Professor in Internal Medicine/Endocrinology, Chair of the Thyroid Center, Co-chair of the Center for Neuroendocrine Tumors, and Head of the research laboratory for Molecular Endocrinology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. Dr. Spitzweg delivered the Van Meter Award lecture, ...
  • 2014 Distinguished Lectureship Award Winners to Give Presentations at American Thyroid Association 84th Annual Meeting October 28, 2014 — The recipients of Distinguished Lectureship Awards announced by the American Thyroid Association will each deliver an award lecture at the ATA’s upcoming 84th Annual Meeting, October 29th – November 2nd, in Coronado, California. Graham Williams, MB BS, Ph.D., winner of the Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award, is a physician-scientist and Professor of Endocrinology and Director of Research in the Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK. Dr. Williams has contributed groundbreaking ...
  • ATA Announces Recipients of 2014 John B. Stanbury Pathophysiology Medal and the Distinguished Service Award October 28, 2014 — The American Thyroid Association will present the John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal to Valerie Anne Galton, Ph.D. and the 2014 Distinguished Service Award to Alan Farwell, M.D. at its 84th Annual Meeting, October 29 – November 2, 2014, in Coronado, California. The John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal is given in recognition of outstanding research contributions to the understanding of thyroid physiology or the pathophysiology of thyroid disease. This year’s recipient, ...
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