Congratulations to ASBMR Member John Bilezikian, M.D., on Two Distinguished Honors This Year
Date: September 21, 2017
Long-time ASBMR member, John Bilezikian, M.D., Past-President of ASBMR and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Director of Metabolic Diseases Program at Columbia University, received two distinguished honors this year. On May 30, 2017, Dr. Bilezikian received the nomination for Doctor Honoris Causa of “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania. On 14 June 2017, Pisa University conferred a Doctorate Honoris Causa in clinical and translational science to Dr. Bilezikian. Drs. Bilezikian and Claudio Marcocci of Pisa University have been frequent collaborators for over a decade and this recognition strengthens the relationship between the endocrinology divisions at Columbia and Pisa Universities, opening new opportunities for training and internships for students, graduates and postgraduates in endocrinology. Congratulations to Dr. Bilezikian on these honors!