Professor Hofman is a clinical endocrinologist and researcher based at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland.
Professor Hofman has been involved in clinical research for over 25 years and has
published more than
160 papers. His major interests include the developmental origins of adult health
and disease, and the impact of prenatal under and over nutrition in children,
including those born small for gestational age, preterm, post term and large for
gestational age. He is also interested in underlying causes of obesity, obesity
interventions and screening outcomes in the new born. Professor Hofman assists
numerous support groups including the Turner Syndrome society, the CAH society
and the Prader- Willi Society.
He is also involved in an international group of endocrinologists aiming to improve
paediatric endocrine care, in resource constrained countries in the Asia Pacific