1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite205 Jacksonville, FL 32204 Telephone: (904) 353-7878 Home Page: www.ace.com Christopher Seymour, M.B.A., Executive Director
Purpose: A professional medical organization of physicians with special education, training, and interest in the practice of clinical endocrinology. Provides information and education to endocrine patients so that they can have access to the best endocrine care possible. Does not include medical advice and diagnosis.
Publications: "The First Messenger" (bimonthly newsletter) Endocrine Practice (bimonthly professional clinical journal) Clinical Guidelines for various endocrine conditions, and a comprehensive membership directory that supplies addresses, phone numbers, specializations, clinical interests, and board certificationsof members.
18534 N. Lyford Katy, TX 77449 Telephone: (281) 855-6608 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Home Page: www.thyroidfoundation.org Kelly Hale, President
Purpose: A national, non-profit organization for the awareness, education, and support of thyroid patients,their family members, healthcare providers, and interested parties. Support/Interest groups forming around America, low-cost public thyroid disease screenings, educational information/seminars, thyroid physician referrals.
Publications: Quarterly education newsletter/latestfindings in thyroid disease, self-help information.
Purpose: The mission of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is to promote the interests of and provide the highest quality services for professionals in audiology,speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing science, and to advocate for people with communication disabilities.
1200 19th Street NW., Suite300 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: (202) 857-1161 Fax: (202) 223-4579 Home page: http://www.asbmr.org/ Julia A. Janko, Executive Director
Purpose: A professional organizationof physicians, dentists, veterinarians, and other doctors interested inresearch and bone and mineral diseases. Supports clinical and basic research studies and encourages and mentors young scientists in the field of bone and mineral metabolism. There is no patient referral system except to osteoporosis or Paget's disease organizations.
Publications: Journal of Bone and Mineral Research(monthly); membership roster (biennially); newsletter (quarterly).
9650 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20814 Telephone: (301) 571-1825 Home Page: www.faseb.org/genetics Elaine Strass, Executive Director
Purpose: A professional society of physicians, researchers, genetic counselors, and others interested inhuman genetics. Strives to inform health professionals, legislators, health policy makers, and the general public about all aspects of human genetics.
Publications: American Journal of Human Genetics(monthly) Membership Directory (biennially) Supplement to Journal (annually) Guide to Human Genetics Training Programs in North America.
Montefiore Medical Center 111 East 210th Street, Room 311 Bronx, NY 10467 Telephone: (718) 882-6047 Fax: (718) 882-6085 Home Page: www.thyroid.org Diane Miller, Administrator
Purpose: A professional organization of physicians and scientists dedicated to scientific research on the thyroid. The association refers the public to member physicians in their geographic area on request.
Publications: Newsletter (quarterly); information pamphlets.
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