Samuel Dagogo-Jack, M.D., M.B.B.S., M.Sc., F.R.C.P., a renowned researcher in the field of endocrinology, delivered the 2013 Mark Dodge, M.D., Lectureship on Oct. 31 at the School of Medicine.
Dagogo-Jack is chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the A.C. Mullins Professor in Translational Research. He also serves as director of the endocrinology fellowship and director of the general clinical research center at UTHSC.
Dagogo-Jack spoke on human leptin in health and disease.
The Dodge Lectureship was established by the Saint Luke’s Foundation in memory of Mark Dodge, M.D., a respected specialist in internal medicine and endocrinology. It is supported by the Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Mark Dodge Fund for Medical Education to provide area health care professionals the opportunity to hear nationally recognized authorities from the field of endocrinology.