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Frederick R. Singer, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Singer has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of health care and higher education

Dr. Frederick R. Singer is an endocrinologist who specializes in endocrinology, with a particular emphasis on bone and mineral disorders.

    SANTA MONICA, CA, November 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Frederick R. Singer, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Singer celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Singer is an endocrinologist who specializes in endocrinology, with a particular emphasis on bone and mineral disorders. Boasting more than 55 years of experience in his field, he has also been a clinical professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, since 1992. His former years in academia were spent as a professor of medicine and orthopedic surgery on the faculty at the University of Southern California from 1973 to 1989 and as an instructor of medicine at Harvard University from 1971 to 1972. In the field, Dr. Singer served as the director of the Bone Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, between 1989 and 1992. He has been the longtime director of the Endocrine Bone/Disease program at the John Wayne Cancer Institute affiliated with the Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA, since 1992.

Conducting research on the etiology and treatment of Paget's disease of bone, Dr. Singer also has studied the hypercalcemia of malignancy and the pathogenesis of hypocalcemia due to magnesium deficiency in depth. He is the author of the book "Paget's Disease of Bone" in 1977, has contributed chapters to numerous books, and authored and co-authored multiple articles in various peer reviewed journals. Notably, Paget's disease of bone is a condition that interferes with the body's normal recycling process in which new bone tissue gradually replaces old bone tissue.

Serving on multiple committees during his tenure, Dr. Singer most notably spent time on the endocrine and metabolic drug advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Public Health Service, in Bethesda, Md. between 1983 and 1987. He was also the vice chairman of the community advisory committee for University High School in Los Angeles and as a clinical investigator for the VA Hospital. A member of multiple professional societies as well, Dr. Singer recently began serving on the board of trustees of the National Osteoporosis Foundation in 2017. He has also been a member of the board of directors of the Fibrosis Dysplasia Foundation since 2006. He is a former president of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and is a former chairman of the board of directors for the Paget's Disease Foundation, among other roles.

Dr. Singer was the recipient of a William H. Oldendorf Lifetime Achievement Award from the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center in 2014, a Constellation Award from the Fibrous Dysplasia Foundation in 2008 and a John Johnson Award from The Paget Foundation in 1990. He was a California State Scholar from 1956 to 1960. Dr. Singer has also been showcased in approximately 40 editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the West and Who's Who in the World.

Earning a Bachelor of Science at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1960, Dr. Singer then earned a Doctor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, in 1963. Completing an internship at the University of California, Los Angeles, between 1963 and 1964, he then spent two years on his residency at the VA Hospital in Los Angeles beginning in 1964 and two years as a captain in the U.S. Air Force beginning in 1965. He was a research fellow at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London and at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Frederick R. Singer, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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