Hammer named president-elect of the Endocrine Society
Members of the Endocrine Society have elected five new officers and council members to lead the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. U-M faculty member Gary Hammer, M.D., Ph.D., will serve as president-elect in 2019-2020 and then as President in 2020-2021.
Hammer is director of the Endocrine Oncology Program at Michigan Medicine. He has been a society member since 1999, and has since served on several committees and various journal editorial boards. These include the Governance Task Force, the Endocrine Reviews Editor-in-Chief Search Committee, the Strategic Plan Retreat, the Endocrine News Advisory Board and the Committee on Governance Affairs.
Hammer has also served as the chair of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee and of the Scientific and Educational Programs Core Committee. His awards and honors include the Endocrine Society’s 2013 Edwin B. Astwood Award Lecture for Outstanding Research in Endocrinology and U-M’s 2005 Jerome Conn Award for Outstanding Research.