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First-ever majority women lead ATA Board of Directors

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...
14-Nov-2019 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Thyroid Cancer Presentations at American Thyroid Association: 89th Meeting

The American Thyroid Association will hold its 89th Annual Meeting on October 30-November 3, 2019, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
8-Nov-2019 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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2019 Distinguished Service Award to Be Given to Robert C. Smallridge, MD, at American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting

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....
7-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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2019 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award to Be Given to Bryan R. Haugen, MD at American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting

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...
7-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal Awarded to Sissy M. Jhiang, PhD, at American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting

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...
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2019 Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Award to Be Presented to Martha A. Zeiger, MD, at American Thyroid Association’s Annual Meeting

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...
7-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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2019 Van Meter Lectureship “Recent Changes in Thyroid Cancer Incidence Trends—Real, Artifact, or Both?” presented by Cari Kitahara, PhD

October 31, 2019 — The American Thyroid Association (ATA) announces with pleasure that the prestigious Van Meter Award for 2019 has been presented to Dr. Cari Kitahara, a tenure-track Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, National...
7-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Disorders of Thyroid Function Presentations at American Thyroid Association: 89th Annual Meeting

The American Thyroid Association will hold its 89th Annual Meeting on October 30-November 3, 2019, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to hearing major speeches and awards, attendees can view the following posters and...
7-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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2018 Van Meter Lectureship “The Role of a New Thyroid-Specific Long Non-Coding RNA (lincRNA) in Drug Resistance and Iodine Metabolism in BRAFV600E Thyroid Cancer” Presented by Carmelo Nucera, MD, PhD

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) announces with pleasure that the 2018 Van Meter Award has been presented to Dr. Carmelo Nucera, currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and at the Cancer Center and Cancer Research...
11-Oct-2018 4:55 PM EDT

2018 Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Award to Be Presented to R. Michael Tuttle, MD

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. The...
30-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT

2018 Paul Starr Award to Be Given to Scott A. Rivkees, MD

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is pleased to announce that the 2018 Paul Starr Award recipient and lecturer will be Dr. Scott A. Rivkees, Professor and Chair, as well as Nemours Eminent Scholar, at the University of Florida Department of...
30-Sep-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal to Be Awarded to Marvin C. Gershengorn, MD

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) announces with pleasure that the 2018 John B. Stanbury Thyroid Pathophysiology Medal will be awarded to Dr. Marvin C. Gershengorn at the ATA Annual Meeting this week. Dr. Gershengorn is Chief of the Clinical...
30-Sep-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Dr. Mingzhao Xing Presents the Paul Starr Award Lecture

The recipient of the 2016 American Thyroid Association (ATA) Paul Starr Award Lecture is Mingzhao Xing, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Oncology, and Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD....
26-Sep-2016 9:05 PM EDT

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The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is the leading worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement, understanding, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. ATA is an international membership medical society with over 1,700 members from 70 countries around the world. Celebrating its 95th anniversary, the ATA delivers its mission of being devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health.
These efforts are carried out via key endeavors:
• The publication of the highly regarded professional journals Thyroid®, Clinical Thyroidology®, and VideoEndocrinology
• Annual scientific meetings
• Annual clinical and research symposia
• Research grant programs for young investigators
• Support of online professional, public, and patient educational programs
• Development of evidence based guidelines for clinical management of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer http://www.thyroid.org/professionals/ata-professional-guidelines/.

Further information about the ATA® annual meeting can be found https://www.thyroid.org/88th-annual-meeting-ata/; research grants program https://www.thyroid.org/media-main/ and patient information https://www.thyroid.org/thyroid-information/. The ATA promotes thyroid awareness and information online through Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public and extensive, authoritative explanations of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer in both English and Spanish. The ATA website serves as the clinical resource for patients and the public who look for reliable information on the Internet. Every fifth year, the American Thyroid Association joins with the Latin American Thyroid Society, the European Thyroid Association, and the Asia and Oceania Thyroid Association to cosponsor the International Thyroid Congress (ITC).

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Bobbi Smith
Executive Director
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bsmith@thyroid.org

703-998-8890

Josette Paige
Manager, Finance and Meetings

thyroidfinance@thyroid.org

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Adonia Coates
Director of Meetings and Program Services

acoates@thyroid.org

Carrie Prewitt
Membership and Development Specialist
thyroid

cprewitt@thyroid.org

703-998-8890

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