VCU Program for Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Faculty Listing

Dr Downs

Robert W. Downs, Jr., M.D.
Interest: Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Osteoporosis Treatment
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Dr Biskobing

Diane Biskobing, M.D.
Interest: Nutritional Supplements and Bone, Vitamin D Deficiency
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Dale W. Stovall, M.D.
Interest: Women’s Health
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lenore Buckley, M.D., M.P.H.
Interest: Osteoporosis in Children, Steroid-induced Osteoporosis
Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology

Matthew J. Beckman, Ph.D.
Interest: Regulation of Vitamin D Metabolism
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Robert A. Adler, M.D.
Interest: Osteoporosis in Men, Male Hypogonadism
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital

Cynthia McMurtry, M.D.
Interest: Vitamin D Nutrition in the Elderly
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine

John Cardea, M.D.
Interest: Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Professor of Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery


Staff and Associates


Marian Sheppard, BSN, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator, Osteoporosis/Endocrinology

Kathie Bernstein, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator, Osteoporosis/Women’s Health

Mary Jo Sawyer, RD

Ann Dunbar, PT
Physical Therapy

Linda Nolte-Smith, PT

Bonnie Wells, RN
Orthopedic Surgery

Glenna Pace
Bone Densitometry

Stephanie Carroll


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Last Updated on September 13, 2005

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