Allan L. Drash

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Allan L. Drash
Born (1931-08-13)August 13, 1931
Clarksville, TN
Died August 3, 2009(2009-08-03) (aged 77)
Pittsburgh, PA
Alma mater Vanderbilt University, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Occupation pediatric endocrinologist
Employer University of Pittsburgh

Allan Drash was a pediatric endocrinologist and former president of the American Diabetes Association and was the second president of ISGD (now the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes for two terms from 1981-1984-1987. He was one of the original describers of the Denys-Drash syndrome.[1]


Honors and awards[edit]

  • 2006 ISPAD Prize of Achievement


  • Allan Drash Fellowship. Starting in 2006, International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes has been awarding an annual 6 week clinical fellowship for applicants below 45 years in his name.


  1. ^ Templeton, David (7 August 2009). "Dr. Allan L. Drash / Pioneer in diabetes research and treatment" (obituary). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.