Scientific Advisory Board

David Allen Bushinsky, M.D. Professor of Medicine and of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, and Chief, Nephrology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center
John Cunningham, D.M. Professor of Nephrology, UCL Medical School, London; Consultant Nephrologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, and The London Clinic; Physician, King Edward VII Hospital, London; Head of the Medical Household to HM the Queen; and Physician to the Queen.
Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Senior Scientist and Director, Bone Metabolism Laboratory Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Glenville Jones, Ph.D. Head of Biochemistry Department, Professor of Biochemistry & Medicine, Queen's University
Kevin Martin, M.D. Director of Research, Division of Nephrology, St. Louis University School of Medicine
L. Darryl Quarles, M.D. Director of Division of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Research, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Isidro Salusky, M.D. Professor of Pediatric Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Research Center, UCLA School of Medicine
Stuart Sprague, D.O. Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, North Shore University Health System, and Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Senior Scientist and Director, Bone Metabolism Laboratory Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University

Dr. Dawson-Hughes is Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and Director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory at the Human Nutrition and Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. Dr. Dawson-Hughes graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed an internship at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton, MA. She became Chief Resident in Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Hospital and went on to complete a research fellowship in Endocrinology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She has received recognition with the Individual National Research Service Award from Harvard Medical School, membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, and the Bolton L. Corson Medal from The Franklin Institute for excellence in research on the role of dietary calcium and vitamin D in promoting bone health. In 2012, she became a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, a group that oversees research and technology development on the International Space Station. She has published over 450 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, abstracts, and reviews.

 
     
     
 
   

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