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Welcome to the Heartland Chapter of the AACE

About Us

The Heartland Chapter of the AACE is designed to bring together those in the field of endocrinology for conversations to improve quality of care, increase awareness, and create a professional forum for scientific and advocacy issues that surround the field of endocrinology.


Please check back for information about future events.


The Heartland Chapter would like to invite you to become a member today. We need your voice, your ideas and your support to be effective in representing our profession in state and federal legislatures, with regulatory bodies and insurance agencies, and in caring for our patients. There is no cost to join. ...Join Now

Board of Directors


  • President

    Shunzhong Bao, MD
  • Vice President

    Dorota Walewicz, MD
  • Secretary/Treasurer

    Rajib Bhattacharya, MD,FACE
  • Immediate Past President

    Laura Jane Chalmers, MD

Board Representatives

  • Board Members

    Brandon Barthel, MD
  • Board Members

    Kelly Flesner-Gurley, MD
  • Board Members

    Rudruidee Karnchanasorn, MD, FACE
  • Board Members

    Adam J. Maass, MD
  • Board Members

    Mohsen Zena, MD