Dr. Rita Kalyani, associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, received the Outstanding Public Service Award from the Endocrine Society. This annual award is presented to an individual who best demonstrates dedication to public awareness or public service in support of the field of endocrinology, and the patients who suffer from endocrine disorders.
Dr. Kalyani is a clinician-scientist who has led statewide public awareness initiatives, chaired national clinical practice guideline committees and spearheaded the development of international programs for diabetes care. She participated in Endocrine Society Hill Days and served as a spokesperson on insulin affordability. She currently serves on multiple Endocrine Society committees, including the Clinical Practice Guideline Task Force and the EndoCares Steering Team. She was previously a member of the Society’s Research Affairs Core Committee.
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