NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Richard D. Amelar, MD, Annual Lectureship

The American Society of Andrology is proud to announce the establishment of the “Richard D. Amelar, MD, Annual Lectureship,” in honor of Dr. Amelar and his legendary contributions to andrology. The inaugural Amelar Lecture will be delivered at the next Annual Meeting...

ASA Awarded Bid to Host ICA 2025

Dear ASA Colleagues, The American Society of Andrology (ASA) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded the bid to host the 13th International Congress of Andrology (ICA) in 2025 in Washington, D.C. Over the past 18 months the ICA Exploratory Committee led by...

In Memoriam — Richard D. Amelar, MD

We are all saddened by the recent death of Richard D. Amelar, MD on September 22, 2020, at the age of 93, at his home in New York City surrounded by his family. Dr. Amelar was an early pioneer in utilizing semen analysis and testicular biopsy in evaluating male...

Reminder: Movie Screening & Panel Discussion Event

As part of the Ethics Committee of the ASA, we are planning a virtual discussion on harassment and major Equity Diversity and Inclusion considerations. This discussion will be followed by an ASA Climate survey. The event will consist of: A screening of the film,...

Andrology Press

ABOUT THE ASAThe American Society of Andrology (ASA) is a unique partnership of scientists and clinicians. Founded in 1975, the Society has over 600 members from all over the world whose specialty fields include male reproduction, endocrinology, urology, anatomy,...

IN MEMORIAM: C. WAYNE BARDIN, MD

C. Wayne Bardin, MD, Past President (1988 – 1989) of the American Society of Andrology, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, October 10, 2019. Dr. Bardin was a mentor, teacher, friend, and beloved member of the ASA family. His accomplishments extended well...

An Important Message

Earlier today, Dr. Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) made an urgent and critical report to the U.S. Senate. In it he outlined the following issues and steps towards mitigation of serious threats to our biomedical...

Effective May 1, 2018

In an effort to provide better Membership benefits and services, the society has determined to change the dues cycle. Thus moving forward all ASA annual membership terms will run July 1 through June 30, with dues payments due by July 1st. For current members, who have...

IN MEMORIAM: JOHN MICHAEL BEDFORD, MD

Tribute written by Patricia Cuasnicu, PhD We are sad to announce that John Michael Bedford has passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. For more than 50 years, Mike has made truly outstanding contributions to different areas of reproduction such as...

IN MEMORIAM: RUDI ANSBACHER, MD

With a very heavy heart I share the sad news that Dr. Rudi Ansbacher died on January 3, 2018. Dr. Ansbacher was a founding member of ASA in 1975 and had a long legacy of service to the Society. He was a member and/or chair of our Membership, Liaison, Nominating,...

IN MEMORIAM: DON COFFEY, PHD

The American Society of Andrology is saddened to learn that leading prostate cancer expert, innovative translational researcher, and gifted teacher Dr. Donald Coffey died on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at age 85. Don Coffey, PhD was the Catherine Lola and J. Smith...

IN MEMORIAM: ANTHONY J. THOMAS, JR., MD

It is my sad task to share with you that Anthony J. Thomas, JR., MD, has died. He was a mentor to many of us and was the reason I became an Andrologist and joined ASA. He was a modest and caring man who was a gifted surgeon and teacher. When more details are known, I...

IN MEMORIAM: DR. BAYARD T. STOREY

The American Society of Andrology is sad to announce the passing of Dr. Bayard T. Storey. Dr. Storey was the society's Distinguished Andrologist for the year 2000 and was known for his scientific contributions in the areas of sperm energy metabolism, mechanisms and...

IN MEMORIAM: JEAN L. FOURCROY, MD, PHD, MPH

Jean Fourcroy, MD, PhD, MPH, passed away on October 12, 2016 at the age of 86. She was one of the first female urologists in the U.S. and had a long and productive career in clinical, research and regulatory work. Jean was an active member of the ASA until she retired...