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Empowering Educators: WDOM Hosts Educational Forum in Collaboration with The Academy for Teachers

Education conference
Dr. Hollenberg gave a presentation on the function and impact of the thyroid, and Dr. Alonso presented an additional lecture on diabetes. The day's activities also included a Q&A and laboratory tour.

Dr. Lo and Colleagues Publish Critical Findings on Type 2 Diabetes in Nature Medicine

Dr. James C. Lo
Dr. Lo and colleagues hope that by using adipsin or DUSP26 therapies, patients with type 2 diabetes will be spared from developing beta cell failure and thus spared from insulin injections.

Dr. Laura Alonso Appointed to Chief of the WDOM’s Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Dr. Laura Alonso
After a national search, Dr. Laura Alonso will become the next Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism as of September 1, 2019.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2019

2019 Young Investigators Award
This award is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research.

WDOM Faculty Receive Honors at the Weill Cornell Medicine’s Diversity Awards Ceremony

2019 Diversity Award winners
Two of the WDOM’s faculty were honored for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity in a ceremony on April 22, 2019.

Dr. Hollenberg Receives the 2018 Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Lectureship Award

Dr. Tony Hollenberg
The coveted award honors an established investigator who has made outstanding contributions to thyroid-related research over the course of many years.

Dr. Positano Authors Go-to-Resource on Foot and Ankle Medicine and Surgery

Book cover: Pocket Foot and Ankle Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Rock G. Positano has authored a new book targeted to medical professionals in the field of foot and ankle orthopedics and medicine. The new book is part of a highly successful “Pocket Series” of medical specialty notebooks.

Dr. Anthony Hollenberg Appointed Chairman of the WDOM

Dr. Tony Hollenberg
Dr. Anthony Hollenberg, a premier physician-scientist in the field of endocrinology, has been appointed to serve as Chairman of WDOM effective February 1, 2018.

Dinner with DiMaggio: Dr. Positano Authors an Illuminating New Book

Dr. Rock Positano
An illuminating new book has hit the stands. Told from the perspective of podiatrist Dr. Rock Positano, “Dinner with DiMaggio – Memories of an American Hero” reveals a unique narrative on the life of baseball great Joe DiMaggio.

The Department of Medicine Annual Investigators Award Recipients of 2014

Research image
The 23rd Annual Department of Medicine Awards were announced on June 17, 2014. This award is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research. It is supported by the Michael Wolk Foundation.