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Non-standardized Densitometry Acquisition for Research Purposes

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This didactic lecture will walk through steps to develop a research project and design novel approaches to DXA acquisition. This will include discussion regarding available technology and evaluation of various options to evaluate skeletal status.. Originally offered live as an On Demand session at the 2021 Virtual Annual meeting.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe steps to structure a framework for research design.
  2. Compare and contrast various approaches to skeletal assessment.
  3. Understand the basic technical components of DXA that will impact non-standard acquisition methods.

Diane Krueger, BS, CBDT

Program Manager Osteoporosis Clinical

UW Osteoporosis Clinic

Diane Krueger received her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an ISCD-certified clinical densitometrist and a certified clinical research coordinator through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. She has been program manager of the University of Wisconsin Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program since its inception in 1993. Ms. Krueger has extensive clinical research experience in osteoporosis and bone densitometry, having coordinated multiple industry and investigator-initiated studies. In collaboration with the UW Osteoporosis Program, she has published over 90 manuscripts and authored or presented over 200 abstracts. Her service with ISCD has included serving as Technologist Bone Densitometry Course faculty since 2006 and chairing the related Update Annual Meeting Committees. In her leadership capacity, she is currently Education Council chair and serves on the Executive Committee and Board. Additionally, she previously held several officer positions including Secretary and four Presidential seats.


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