In Memory of John C. Beck: 1924-2016

By Linda Bosschers | Uncategorized September 30, 2016 Dec 0, 0 - Dec ,

Dr. John Beck was the first Secretary-General of the International Society of Endocrinology (ISE) and founding father of endocrinology in Canada. Together with four other international endocrinologists (from the U.K. and Europe), he was instrumental in organising the first International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE) in Copenhagen in 1960 and subsequently elected as Secretary-General, a role he actively fulfilled until 1976. […]