Dr. Licy L. Yanes Cardozo has been elected as Chair of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Section of the American Physiological Society (APS). The APS Endocrinology and Metabolism Section promotes innovative research into the physiology and pathophysiology of endocrine systems and metabolic function through collaborative engagement of trainees, early career faculty and established investigators. Dr. Yanes Cardozo is a physician-scientist with dual appointments as an Associate Professor in the Departments of Cell and Molecular Biology and Medicine (Endocrinology) at UMMC. In addition to clinical practice, she engages in both clinical and basic research. Her research focuses on the mechanisms by which androgen excess mediates cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in women. She has published over 60 original manuscripts and book chapters. Her research has been funded by the American Heart Association, Endocrine Fellows Foundation and National Institutes of Health. She was also recently selected to join the Governance Committee of the Southern Society of Clinical Investigation. Congratulations!

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