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Master Clinician: Clinical Challenges in Secondary Osteoporosis

June 17, 2021

Session Date and Time:

Friday, September 10
11:15 AM–12:00 PM EDT

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop a strategy to evaluate men for secondary causes of osteoporosis.
  2. Utilize genetic testing in select patients to evaluate secondary causes of osteoporosis.
  3. Optimize nutritional factors contributing to secondary osteoporosis.

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Faculty Information

Suzanne M. Jan de Beur, MDDr. Jan de Beur is an Associate Professor of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her medical degree at Cornell University. Her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in endocrinology were completed at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She is an international expert in metabolic bone disease. Dr. Jan de Beur is frequently invited to speak internationally on skeletal health. Board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology/ metabolism, Dr. Jan de Beur's clinical and research interests lie in bone and mineral metabolism, endocrinology, all metabolic bone disorders, osteoporosis, and calcium and phosphorus disorders. She also has published numerous articles and textbook chapters on topics such as hypocalcemia, and bone and mineral metabolic disorders.

Benjamin Leder, MDDr. Leder received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Endocrine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he has remained ever since. His current position is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Over the past two decades, Dr. Leder has been both an active clinician (serving as the Director of Endocrine Associates, a 16-physician practice focusing on metabolic bone disease) and clinical investigator. His NIH-funded research focuses on developing novel therapeutic approaches to the management of postmenopausal osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases.

Anne E. Kearns, MD, PhDDr. Kearns obtained her internal medicine training at the University of Chicago Hospitals, and her Endocrinology training at Massachusetts General Hospital. She joined the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. in 1998. She is currently the Chair of Quality and Safety in the Division of Endocrinology.

Dr. Kearns has expertise in osteoporosis, calcium disorders, and metabolic bone disease. She is also involved in Quality Improvement especially in osteoporosis evaluation and management after a fracture.


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