Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D. is a Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine (Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes), Cell & Developmental Biology, and Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan (UofM). Before arriving in Michigan in 1999, he obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Tufts University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine followed by a clinical fellowship in Endocrinology and a post-doctoral fellowship with Holly Ingraham at the University of California, San Francisco. He currently serves as the Director of the Endocrine Oncology Program in the Comprehensive Cancer Center at UofM where he holds the Millie Schembechler Professorship in Adrenal Cancer. He has brokered the recent renaissance of the current Michigan team of adrenal scientists that includes a who's who in the clinical and basic study of adrenal disease. He received the UofM Jerome Conn Award for Outstanding Research in Internal Medicine, the Endocrine Society Edwin B. Astwood Award for Outstanding Research in Endocrinology and is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians.