Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

John A. Linfoot, MS, MD

Title: 1) Director; Endocrinologist 2) Clinical Professor Emeritus

Company: 1) Diabetes and Endocrine Institute 2) The University of California at Davis School of Medicine

Location: Orinda, California, United States


  • Aahmes Alchmist’s Clowns (honorary life member)
  • Aahmes Shrine Temple
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Diabetes Association (president) (board of directors)
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (Present)
  • American Board of Endocrinology
  • American Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine
  • American College of Physicians (fellow)
  • American Diabetes Association (Present)
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Medical Association
  • American Men of Science
  • American Society of Internal Medicine (Present)
  • Blue Key Honor Society
  • Boy Scouts of America, Mount Diablo Council (merit badge councilor)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Pack 207 (clubmaster) (treasurer)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 57 (Dad’s committee)
  • Camp ADANCA Diabetic Youth Camp (founding director, board of directors)
  • Eastbay Clown Club (charter member)
  • Easter Seal Society of Contra Costa County (professional advisory board)
  • Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, Deacon (coordinating committee of Decons) (executive committee member) (ordained elder)
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Orinda Presbyterian Church (ordained elder, deacon, treasurer)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Beta Phi
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Royal Order of Jesters
  • Royal Order of the Mystic Shrine
  • Scotts Rite
  • The Endocrine Society (Present)
  • Western Fertility Society
  • Western Society for Clinical Investigation


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021, 2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020)
  • Honoree, Top Doctor, Lafayette, CA (2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (1998)
  • Featured, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (1999-2000)
  • Featured, Who’s Who in Technology Today
  • Honoree, Outstanding Men of the Year, Junior Chamber of Commerce
  • Recipient, Honorary Alumni Award, University of North Dakota
  • Recipient, Sioux Honorary Alumni Award, University of North Dakota
  • Titled, Outstanding Young Man of America

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