Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary Visiting Professor

04/11/18  Portland, Ore.

Portland, Oregon

Shlomo MelmedShlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, MACP, FRCP

Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
Dean of the Medical Faculty
Helene A. and Philip E. Hixon Chair in Investigative Medicine
Cedars-Sinai

When: Monday May 7, 7:00AM Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds
Location: Vey Conference Center
Topic: Molecular Targets for Novel Pituitary Tumor Therapies

When: Tuesday May 8, 8:00AM Medicine Surgery Grand Rounds
Location: Main Hospital, 8th Floor Auditorium
Topic: Does Growth Hormone Enable Neoplastic Growth? 

Dr. Shlomo Melmed, received his medical degree with distinction from the University of Cape Town, School of Medicine in 1970. At Cedars-Sinai since 1980, he is Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the Medical Faculty. Dr. Melmed is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism; a Master of the American College of Physicians; an elected member of the Association of American Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Investigation; recipient of the Endocrinology Medal of the Royal Society of Medicine; the Endocrine Society Clinical Investigator Award; the Endocrine Society Outstanding Scholarly Physician Award; the Society of Endocrinology Transatlantic Medal; Ipsen Fondation Endocrine Regulation Award; the Pituitary Society's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Dr. Melmed's laboratory has been consistently funded by the NIH since 1980, and he has trained over 80 physicians, scientists and graduate students who occupy leading positions in academic endocrinology worldwide. His research is devoted to molecular pathogenesis and treatment of pituitary tumors. He has pioneered discovery and application of novel treatments for endocrine tumors and is a recognized international authority on pituitary medicine. Dr. Melmed is the author of over 350 peer- reviewed articles in prestigious publications. He is Editor-in-Chief of The Pituitary, Editor of Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, is on the editorial board of Journal of Clinical Investigation, and past President of the International Society of Endocrinology.
Having served on the NIH Study Sections, he was President and founding member of the Pituitary Society and was an elected member of the Endocrine Society Council, Program Chair of the International Congress of Endocrinology, a Director of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and is a Board Member of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and California Life Sciences Association (CLSA).
At Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Melmed has spearheaded major academic growth and development by leading building efforts, recruiting talented nationally recognized faculty leadership, establishing new programs and maintaining standards of excellence for educational programs. His executive leadership continues to maintain Cedars-Sinai as a top tier academic medical center.

Accreditation Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Funded by Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change Process to Maria Fleseriu, MD, OHSU
The international grant supports hosting a Distinguished Medical Expert to foster educational exchanges with medical providers.