Dr. Michael McClung Oregon Osteoporosis Center, USA

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Dr. Michael McClung is the founding director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center. He graduated from Rice University in Houston and from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. After his training in Internal Medicine at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, he completed a fellowship in Endocrinology at the National... read moreInstitute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. At the Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Dr. McClung has almost 40 years experience in a consultative practice focused on the management of patients with various metabolic bone diseases and disorders of calcium metabolism and is actively involved in the training of young physicians. He has been the principal investigator in many clinical trials evaluating the effects of therapeutic agents for osteoporosis and utility of tests for diagnosis and monitoring that disease. He is the Associate Clinical Editor of BoneKey and is on the editorial board of several other journals. He served on the WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Task Force that led to the development of the FRAX tool and has been involved in the development of clinical guidelines for several national osteoporosis societies.