Medical Experience

Biography


MEDICAL EXPERIENCE, POSITIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • U.S.P.H.S. Fellowship Endocrinology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York (Dr. Louis J. Soffer), 1960

  • Steroid Trainee, National Cancer Institute The Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Shrewsbury, Mass. (Dr. Ralph I. Dorfman), 1961

  • Research Assistant in Endocrinology, The Mount Sinai Hospital New York, NY Clinical Assistant in Endocrine Clinic, The Mount Sinai Hospital. New York NY Assistant Attending Physician and Chief of Endocrine Clinic of Greenpoint Services Unit of The Mount Sinai Hospital, Brooklyn, NY. Attending in Endocrinology, V.A. Hospital, East Orange, NJ. Adjunct and Endocrine Consultant to Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, 1963.

  • 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

  • Assistant Physician and Endocrinologist to the Male Fertility Service of the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau, New York, New York. (Dr. Acquiles J. Sobrero)

  • Assistant Attending Physician and Chief of the Endocrine and Thyroid Clinics of the Elmhurst Services Unit of The Mount Sinai Hospital, Elmhurst, NY, 1964

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, 1965

  • Chief, Endocrine Clinic, Concourse Division of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, 1965

  • Attending Physician in Medicine, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, the Mount Sinai Medical School, Bronx, New York

  • Associate in Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, NY, 1966

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1967

  • Assistant Attending in Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the City University of New York, NY, 1971

  • Diplomate of the Subspecialty Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1972

  • Associate Attending in Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the City University of New York

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the City University of New York, 1979

  • Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine, 1982

  • Attending in Medicine, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

  • Chairman, QUARC Subcommittee, Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Member, Clinical Record Committee, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1984.

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Sessions Management Committee, American Fertility Society

  • Member, Membership Committee of the Endocrine Society, 1985

  • Member, Public Relations and Press Committee, American Fertility Society

  • Distinguished Service Award of the Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1986

  • Membership Chairman of the Endocrine Society, 1987

  • Endocrinologist of the Year, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1987

  • Member of the “Do Not Resuscitate Dispute Mediation Panel” of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1988

  • Member of the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association (HBIGDA), 1988

  • Chief of the Endocrine Clinic, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1988–2008

  • Member of Department of Medicine Clinical Advisory Committee, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 1989

  • Fellow, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE),1994.

  • Member Ad Hoc Task Force on Women’s Health of AACE, 1996.

  • Recipient of a $50,000 grant (from Global Communications) to study The Natural History of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (cohort 980 cases), 1997.

  • Advisory Board member of PCOSA (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association), 1999.

  • Member of Advisory Board of The Alan T. Brown Foundation to Cure Paralysis, 1999

  • Member of Ad Hoc Committee for Women’s Health of AACE, 1999

  • Member of Reproductive Medicine Committee of AACE, 2000

  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Section of PCOS Infertility (Obgyn.net), 2000.

  • Recipient of the first Distinguished Service Award to a Physician from PCOSA, 4th Annual Meeting, June 12, 2001, Valley Forge, PA.

  • Official Liaison to PCOSA from AACE, by Dr. H. Gharib, President of AACE, 5-27-02

  • Elected as one of the Founding Members of the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society (AE-PCOS), 2002.
  • (Executive Director of AE-PCOS: Dr. Enrico Carmina.)
  • Member of Nutrition Committee of AACE, 2003

  • Elected to the Board of Directors of the Androgen Excess Society, at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, New Orleans, LA, June 15, 2004.

  • Menopause Guidelines Task Force of AACE, 2004

  • Co-Chair of the National PCOSA Meeting at Rye Brook, New York, with Dr. G. Redmond October 8-10, 2004.

  • Lecture to PCOSA Meeting on Cardiovascular Complications of PCOS, October 8, 2004, Rye Brook, NY

  • Writing Committee of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Statement on Metabolic and Cardiovascular Consequences of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Rhoda Cobin, MD, FACE (Chair) Walter Futterweit, MD, FACP, FACE John E Nestler, MD, FACP, FACE Gerald M Reaven, MD Paul S Jellinger, MD, FACP, MACE Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FACE Geoffrey P. Redmond, MD, FACE Samuel S Thatcher, PhD, FACOG, FACE

  • Medical Advisory Board Member, CARES Foundation- Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Research, Education and Support, 2004.

  • ABC Hews TV Interview, Dr. Jay Adlersberg – Oct. 2004

  • NY1 – TV Interview – Nov. 2004

  • Lecture at the MSSM on “Cardiovascular Complications of PCOS”, Jan 20, 2005.

  • Invited Lecture 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 6th, 2007, Self-Assessment Program (ASAP)

  • Faculty Member of AACE Self-Assessment Program (ASAP), Book, 2008. (Certificate presented by Pasquale J. Palumbo, ASAP Chair/Editor-in-Chief.)

  • Reviewer of publications for following Journals: Journal Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinical Endocrinology (Oxford) Endocrine Practice Fertility & Sterility Human Reproduction Israel Journal of Endocrinology Journal of Women’s Health & Gender-Based Medicine Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine Female Patient Gender Medicine Diabetes Care