Consultant and Chair of the Metabolic Bone Disease Core Group in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition at the Mayo Clinic.
He obtained his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles
Geffen School of Medicine in 1986. After completing his residency in internal
medicine and fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the Mayo
Graduate School of Medicine in 1992, he completed further fellowship
training in bone and mineral metabolism. His current clinical research
interests include serotonin skeletal effects, postmenopausal osteoporosis,
new anabolic therapies, glucocorticoid- and transplantation-induced
osteoporosis, tumor-induced osteomalacia, primary hyperparathyroidism,
hypoparathyroidism, and biomechanical effects on the skeleton.