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Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization dedicated research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, the Endocrine Society ‘s membership of more than 14,000 scientists, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology. The Endocrine Society in Chevy Chase, Maryland.Cristina Bennett Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, INFernando Diaz Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de in Monterrey, TXRobert Eberhardt University: – The following individuals were honored for 2006 MMSAP of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.