FEB 21, 2013 9:00 AM PST

Vitamin D. Common Sense and the Goldilocks Principle

Sponsored by: DiaSorin, DiaSorin
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  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Associate Director, Institute on Aging Co-Director, Osteoporosis Clinical Center &

Abstract
Dr. Neil Binkley earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School (Madison, WI, USA) and subsequently received his training in Internal Medicine at the Marshfield Clinic.  After several years in private practice, he returned to the University of Wisconsin and completed a Geriatrics fellowship. He is an Associate Professor in the Divisions of Geriatrics and Endocrinology at the University of Wisconsin where he is also Director of the UW Osteoporosis Clinical Center and Research Program and Associate Director of the UW Institute on Aging.  He is past President of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.  His current research involves evaluation of approaches to optimize evaluation of vitamin D status, exploring racial/ethnic differences in response to vitamin D supplementation, evaluation of functional assessment in older adults and the importance of sarcopenia in fracture risk.  

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