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Peter A. Singer, M.D., Named to ThyCa Medical Advisory Council

11/2007

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc, is pleased to announce that Peter A. Singer, M.D. has been named to its Medical Advisory Council.

Peter A. Singer, M.D., Endocrinologist, has been Professor of Clinical Medicine, Chief of Clinical Endocrinology, and Director of the Thyroid Diagnostic Center at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, since 1991. He has been Course Director of the Annual Thyroid Symposium, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, since 1978. He also was a speaker at the 10th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference.

A graduate of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical School, Dr. Singer received postdoctoral training at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California (LAC-USC) Medical Center Keck School of Medicine, and a Special Research Fellowship from the US Public Health Service. He is extensively involved in medical education as well as service in professional organizations, and is the author of numerous articles.

Dr. Singer served as President of the American Thyroid Association during 2002-2003, served on ATA’s Board of Directors for several years, and has chaired ATA’s Education and Standards of Care Committees. He has been named among the Best Doctors in America (1995–Present) and in 2004 was honored as Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

ThyCa’s Medical Advisory Council has 22 members, who are world recognized experts in the field of thyroid cancer. This board provides valuable counsel and supports ThyCa's goals in education, treatment, and research.

More than 50 distinguished specialists provide ongoing review and input for ThyCa’s web site and materials. ThyCa’s web site has more than 650 pages of thyroid cancer information, free downloadable publications, connections with support services, and other free resources.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. is a national non-profit organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals, dedicated to education, communication, support, awareness for early detection, and thyroid cancer research fundraising and research grants. For more information, call 1-877-588-7904, send e-mail to thyca@thyca.org, write to PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or visit www.thyca.org.


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