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University of Miami Physician Presented Distinction in Endocrinology Award

Jay Skyler, M.D., M.A.C.P., is Deputy Director of the Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.LAS VEGAS—(May 15, 2014)— Jay S. Skyler, M.D., M.A.C.P., received the Distinction in Endocrinology Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas on May 15, 2014.The Distinction in Endocrinology Award is given to an AACE member in recognition of advancing the understanding of endocrinology through research and education.Dr. Skyler has focused his research on immune intervention and beta cell expansion or replacement. He is the Chairman of the NIH-sponsored network that conducts clinical trials internationally in efforts to prevent Type 1 diabetes. 

"I am deeply honored to receive the ACE Distinction in Endocrinology Award,” said Dr. Skyler. “It is particularly gratifying to join the list of distinguished previous participants."

Dr. Skyler is currently a Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of medicine. He is the Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Academic Programs at the Diabetes Research Institute at Miami and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado. A widely-published author and editor of articles, journal symposia and books, Dr. Skyler serves as a Senior Editor of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics and was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Care. Dr. Skyler’s biography is available here.

About the American College of Endocrinology

(ACE)The American College of Endocrinology (ACE) is the educational and scientific arm of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). ACE is the leader in advancing the care and prevention of endocrine and metabolic disorders by: providing professional education and reliable public health information; recognizing excellence in education, research and service; promoting clinical research and defining the future of Clinical Endocrinology. For more information, please visit www.aace.com/college

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