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CHOP's Dr. Michael Levine receives Master of the American College of Endocrinology Award

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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IMAGE: Dr. Michael Levine (left) receives the Master of the American College of Endocrinology Award from fellow Master Dr. Nelson B. Watts. view more

Credit: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Michael A. Levine, MD, FACE, chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, received the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) Award during the 24th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, May 16.

"Dr. Levine is a world authority on the genetics of parathyroid disease, and we are especially proud to present him with the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) Award," said R. Mack Harrell, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, Immediate Past President of the AACE.

The MACE Award honors an AACE member who has received the Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) distinction, is recognized as a distinguished practicing endocrinologist as well as a role model for developing endocrinologists, and is a contributor to the AACE and to the art and science of endocrinology.

Dr. Levine is chief of Endocrinology and Diabetes and director of the Center for Bone Health at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He holds the Lester Baker Endowed Chair in Pediatric Diabetes at CHOP and is a professor of Pediatrics and Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the genetic basis of disorders of bone and mineral metabolism and complements his clinical expertise in endocrine diseases that affect bone and mineral metabolism.

Dr. Levine, who arrived at CHOP in 2008, has published more than 250 manuscripts, chapters and reviews. He is a founding executive editor for the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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