Dr. Richard Bockman, MD, PhD, is the Chief of the Endocrine Service at Hospital for Special Surgery and Professor of Medicine in the Endocrine Division of the Joan and Sanford Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Bockman received his undergraduate training in biology at The Johns Hopkins University, graduate training in Medicine at Yale University Medical School, and then attended Rockefeller University, where he received his PhD in physical biochemistry. He completed a residency program at New York University Bellevue Hospital, and received postgraduate training in medicine and endocrinology at Cornell University Medical College. He is Board-certified in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Bockman directed basic and clinical research under NIH-sponsored grants and has published over 100 articles in many scientific and clinical journals, including Science, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and Endocrinology. He is a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (where he has served on the professional practice committee), and The Endocrine Society (where he serves on the Clinical Endocrine Update Steering Committee), and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.