NOF's Osteoporosis: Clinical Updates

Statement of Educational Purpose
The Osteoporosis: Clinical Updates offer valuable information used to improve patient care related to osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and treatment by providing clinicians with state-of-the-art information and pragmatic strategies that they may apply in clinical practice.

Overall Purpose
In spite of the availability of effective prevention, diagnostic and treatment protocols for osteoporosis, research indicates that osteoporosis is significantly underdiagnosed and undertreated in the general population. NOF encourages participants to increase their knowledge and apply their gained knowledge to the care and treatment of patients with osteoporosis and improver better bone health.

Overall Objectives
Upon completion of each issue of Osteoporosis Clinical Updates, participants should be able to:


Angelo Licata, MD, PhD

Department of Endocrinology
Cleveland Clinic
No disclosures to declare

Adrienne Berarducci, PhD, ARNP, BC
Associate Professor
University of South Florida
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Carolyn J. Bolognese, RN, CDE
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Bethesda Health Research Center
No disclosures to declare

JoAnn Caudill, RT, BD, CDT
Imaging Coordinators
Carroll Arthritis, P.A.
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Peggy Doheny, PhD, RN, CNS, ONC
Professor Emeritus
Kent State University College of Nursing
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Patricia Graham, MD, PC
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation /Integrative Medicine
No disclosures to declare

Craig Langman, MD
Professor in Pediatrics-Kidney Disease
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Consultant: Alexion, Dicerna, Eli Lilly, and Raptor

Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, PhD
Medical Director. OPTUM, Complex Population Management
United Health Group
Director, Center for Geriatric Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
No disclosures to declare

Paul D. Miller, MD, FACP
Medical Director
Colorado Center for Bone Research
No disclosures to declare

Jeri Nieves, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Columbia University, Helen Hayes Hospital
No disclosures to declare

Mary Beth O’Connell, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Wayne State University
No disclosures to declare

Department of Rheumatology, Western Connecticut Medical Group
Clinical Professor at Quinnipiac and the University of Bridgeport
Faculty: Abbvie, Takeda
Consultant: Medac, Sanofi-Biosurgery

Carol Sedlak, PhD, RN, CNS, ONC, CNE
Professor of Nursing
Director of Nurse Educator Program
Kent State University College of Nursing
No disclosures to declare

Andrea Sikon, MD, FACP, CCD, NCMP
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Cleveland Clinic
No disclosures to declare

Robert Westergan, MD
Medical Director, Orthopaedics, Spine and Musculoskeletal Programs
No disclosures to declare

NOF Clinical Director
Andrea Singer, MD , FACP, CCD

Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Women’s Primary Care
Director of Bone Densitometry,  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Georgetown University Medical School
Consulting: Actavis, Amgen, Eli Lilly, Medtronic, Mission
Speaking/Teaching: Amgen, Actavis
Advisory Committee: Amgen
Research/Grants: Amgen

Managing Editor/Medical Writer
Kelly Trippe, MA

National Osteoporosis Foundation
No disclosures to declare

Lead Nurse Planner
Susan Randall, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Sr. Director, Science and Education
National Osteoporosis Foundation
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