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The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists ( AACE )


The Michigan Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.



Greater Detroit AACE Endocrine Club

October 1 , 2015

6:30 PM

Location: Lelli's on the Green

27925 Golf Pointe Blvd. Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Phone: (248) 994-1111


Please RSVP by Septmeber 25, 2015 via e-mail to Ilene Rappoport (ilene6900@yahoo.com)


We are honored to have as our guest faculty for the evening Dr. D. Sudhaker Rao of Henry Ford Hospital's Bone & Mineral Division, Detroit, Michigan. As such, the venue's agenda will be a case-based focus pertaining to Bone & Mineral Disorders . Specifically, the topical theme will pertain to the following:


Calcium & Vitamin D supplements: Are They Still Mandatory in Osteoporosis Management?"


Dr. Rao obtained his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in India. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Booth Memorial Hospital in New York and subsequent clinical fellowship in Endocrinology at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Rao joined the attending staff of Henry Ford beginning in 1977 where he has remained to this day . He is the current section head of the Bone & Mineral Department within the Division of Endocrinology at Henry Ford Hospital and also serves as the director of the Bone & Mineral Research Laboratory, one renowned for its clinical history. Dr. Harold Frost, one of the foremost researchers in bone biology, developed over his 17-year tenure, some of the major theories in bone medicine in this laboratory.


Dr. Rao has contributed extensively to the broad field of bone & mineral metabolism. His main research interests are the role of vitamin D and calcium nutrition in parathyroid disorders and bone health. He has collectively authored or co-authored 300+ peer reviewed original papers, abstracts and book chapters. He is on the editorial board of several prestigious journals and has served on several guideline committees and position papers.


Dr. Rao is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Clinical Endocrinologists. He has received several awards throughout his career, including the Willard O. Thomson Traveling Scholarship by the American College of Physicians, Boy Frame Award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and Outstanding Service Award from the Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.


He is a founding member of the Indian Society of Bone & Mineral Research (ISBMR), which he helped launch in 1997. Similar to past venues, the evening will undoubtedly prove to be both clinically and didactically fascinating. As always we encourage you to bring unique case conundrums for presentation and collaborative discussion.        


Representatives of Amgen , Shire , and Janssen Pharmaceuticals will be joining us for the evening as they have graciously agreed to exhibit at this program.


AACE Michigan Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting

October 30-31 , 2015

Location: James B. Henry Center for Executive Development
3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910





AACE 25th Annual Meeting

May 25-29, 2016

Orlando, Florida






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