Congratulations to Manuela Rocha-Braz, 2017 Recipient of the Phoebe Leboy Award!
Date: August 23, 2017
Manuela Rocha-Braz, M.D. is a board-certified endocrinologist focused on bone and mineral disorders, currently undertaking a PhD exploring the contribution of genetic variants to bone fragility. She is the attending physician responsible for the care of patients with metabolic bone disorders at the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil and is also in charge of teaching bone and mineral metabolism to medical students and residents in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine at this institution. She has been undertaking a PhD on translational molecular aspects of osteoporosis since December 2013 and she hopes to pursue a career as a clinician scientist in academia.