Dr. Jose Cordoba-Chacon was awarded an early investigators award of the Endocrine Society this year. The awardees are recognized by their outstanding accomplishments in areas of general endocrinology during their early career. Dr. Cordoba-Chacon earned his PhD at the University of Cordoba Spain in 2011, and completed his postdoctoral training at UIC under the supervision of Dr. Rhonda Kineman. He is a junior faculty in the division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and has obtained an NIH-funded K01 award.

In the picture (left to right): Dr. Cordoba-Chacon, Dr. Frahm (Univ Pittsburgh), Dr. Leong (Massachusetts General Hospital), Dr. Nieman, (President of the Endocrine Society), Dr. Sikora (Univ of Colorado), and Dr. Scarlett (Univ of Washington).