Ricardo Azziz, MD, MPH, MBA is an internationally recognized physician, scientist, and executive. His biomedical research focuses on the study of androgen excess disorders, who has published over 500 original peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reviews. He serves as Senior Editor, eLife, and previously served as Deputy Director, Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute and Assistant Dean, Clinical and Translational Sciences at UCLA; Director, Center for Androgen-Related Disorders at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles; and founder and Executive Director/Senior Executive Director, Androgen Excess & PCOS Society. Among other advisory capacities, he has served on multiple NIH committees, chaired the U.S. FDA Advisory Board on Reproductive Health Drugs, and served on the oversight committee for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He has received, among other recognitions, the 2000 President’s Achievement Award of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation; elected member of the Association of American Physicians; and is recipient of the 2014 Alumni Fellow Award of the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association. He serves as faculty in the Dept. of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior in the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY and the Depts. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medicine in the School of Medicine and Dept. of Healthcare Organization & Policy in the School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also serves as Fellow, Rockefeller Institute of Government.