Arturo Zarate (AZ) is a Mexican physician and scientist best known for his studies related with women endocrinology and clinical neuroendocrinology (hypothalamic-pituitary axis). He received medical degree from the University of San Luis Potosi in obtained his doctorate from the National University of Mexico (UNAM). In addition, AZ completed the medical residence in endocrinology and internal medicine; then received research fellowship from Medical College of Georgia and University of South California at Torrance. AZ has authored more than 400 original publications and near 50 reviews as well chapters in Mexican and International journals, which have reached around 2500 citations. Currently, he is chief and full professor of the Research Endocrine Unit IMSS and UNAM. He has also served as President of the Mexican Endocrine Society and as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Endocrine Society.
He is considered a preeminent clinical investigator in the area of endocrinology, diabetes and dysmetabolism, included menopause. Dr. Zarate has received several awards from the Mexican Research Council, Public Health Department, National University of Mexico, Institute of Social Security (IMSS) as well as several Endocrine Societies.