Academic appointment: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota.
Joined the Institute: 1987
Education and training: MD, Rush University; MS in health services research and policy, University of Minnesota; PhD in health services research and policy, University of Minnesota.
Overview/research interests: Fracture epidemiology, use of densitometric imaging for fracture risk and cardiovascular disease risk assessments, and health care costs.
Current research activities and funding: Trabecular Bone Score in older men, Visceral Adipose Tissue measured on bone mineral density body composition studies, and health care costs in older men.