Dr. Joseph Tucci to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Physicians
Dr. Joseph R. Tucci will receive the Milton Hamolsky Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhode Island chapter of the American College of Physicians. He will receive the award at the Chapter’s annual meeting on May 7. The award is a College-authorized laureate award and is given to a senior physician “in recognition of academic, clinical, research and administrative excellence to a physician who epitomizes the attributes of the award’s namesake, Dr. Milton Hamolsky.”
Dr. Tucci is Director, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Director, Bone and Mineral Unit at Roger Williams. He is Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Brown University School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Dr. Tucci is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and the Society for Clinical Densitometry. Dr. Tucci is a Fellow of the American College of Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. He has been a principal investigator in more than 35 industrial research studies relating to osteoporosis, Paget’s disease of bone, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and primary hyperparathyroidism.
He has published 100 medical abstracts and more than 60 medical articles, and several monographs and text chapters. He has lectured locally and nationally on a variety of endocrine topics including osteoporosis, Paget’s disease of bone, diabetes mellitus, male hypogonadism, and thyroid and parathyroid disorders.
Dr. Tucci received his Medical Degree from Boston University School of Medicine. His postgraduate training included an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Georgetown University Medical Center, and a research fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.