Laura S. Ward
Dr. Laura S. Ward is an active member of this society since 1987 and her curriculum vitae demonstrates her brilliant career and important contributions to the study of the thyroid. Dr. Ward has a solid formation as endocrinologist, acquired in prestigious Brazilian institutions and complemented by fellowships in international centers of excellence. Her academic activity, highly qualified and copious, with more than 110 peer-reviewed manuscripts published in international journals; 41 book chapters besides the edition of 3 books, including an international publication, reflects this formation. She also supervised a large series of graduated, under graduated and post-doctoral students including 21 Master and 10 Doctoral Thesis fellows. Dr. Ward has an active participation in the societies that promote the interest in thyroidology, is a proficient reviser and board member of international endocrinology journals and had a series of major committee assignments.