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Dr. Walter Futterweit to Receive AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award

In recognition of his many accomplishments and contributions in the field of clinical endocrinology, Dr. Futterweit has been selected by the AACE Reproductive Scientific Committee to receive the 2017 AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award, to be presented at the AACE 26th Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Austin, TX.

  • Principal Investigator and Recipient of a $38,000 National Institute of Health two-year grant, for the study of “Urine Testosterone-Index of Androgen Status” - conducted in the gas-chromatography unit of the Endocrine Laboratory of The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY. 1963
  • Distinguished Service Award of the Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1986
  • Endocrinologist of the Year, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1987
  • Recipient of a $50,000 grant (from Global Communications) to study The Natural History of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (cohort 980 cases), 1997
  • Recipient of the first Distinguished Service Award to a Physician from PCOSA, 4th Annual Meeting, June 12, 2001, Valley Forge, PA.
  • Castle-Connelly Guide to “Best New York Metro Area Doctors”, 2nd Ed., 1997, pg. 237
  • Castle-Connelly Guide to “Best New York Metro Area Doctors”, 3rd Ed., 1999
  • New York Magazine, Best Doctors in New York Metro Area, 1999
  • Guide to Top Doctors, Center for the Study of Services in USA, Consumer’s Checkbook, pg. 208, 1999
  • Recipient of a $10,000 grant from the San Diego Padres Organization (Mrs. Molly Shulman) for the genetic studies of women with PCOS involving the insulin receptor gene area, 2001.
  • Recipient of Award for Chair of Corporate Advisory Committee of the Androgen Excess Society, June 1, 2007, at the Annual Meeting of AES, Toronto, Canada.
  • Recipient of award for the Invited Lecture (by Dr. R. Azziz) at the Center for Androgen-Related Disorders (CARD) at the Cedars Sinai Medical Center, on “PCOS and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease”: A Manifestation of Insulin Resistance”, November 6, 2007.
  • Recipient of $25,000 grant for 2009-10 on the role of metformin and the beta cell. The IVFSGGT is going to be used on women who were on metformin and then taken off the drug. Donated by NY Community Trust, RME Fund. Co-workers Dr. LeRoith and Dr. Caroline Messer.
  • Elected Vice-President of the Androgen Excess Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Society, AE-PCOS, Washington, DC, June 9, 2009.
  • President of the AE-PCOS at 8th Meeting of AE-PCOS, September 12, 2010, Munich, Germany
  • Standing President AE-PCOS October 2011, Orlando, FL Annual Meeting
  • First Dr. Futterweit Reproduction and PCOS Lecture, October 2011, at MSSM. Lecturer Dr.
  • Robert Rosenfield.
  • Chairman Finance Committee, AE-PCOS October 2011
  • Chairman Nominating Committee AEPCOS October 2011
  • Annual Dr. Futterweit Award Lecture yearly by national experts since 2011