The Journal of Clinical Densitometry: 2021 Scientific Paper Review and Close the 2022 Annual Meeting

Challenges in 2022 Osteoporosis Care

Session approved for 1.5 ASRT Category A Credit

Session approved for up to 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This session duration is 75 minutes.

Review key papers from the 2021 issues of the JCD-their strength and limitations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the top 5 JCD articles for physicians and their application in both the clinical and research setting.
  • Discuss how the top 5 JCD articles for technologists can be used to improve technologists' skills when obtaining musculoskeletal measurements across a variety of populations.
  • Discuss audience recommendations for the inclusion of articles addressing new topics in future editions of JCD.
Close the 2022 Annual Meeting

Paul Miller, MD, HDSc (honorary)

Medical Director

Colorado Center for Bone Health

Paul D. Miller, MD, FACP, is a an internationally recognized physician specializing in metabolic bone disease. He is widely considered a leading authority on bone biology, prevention and treatment of metabolic bone disorders, including osteoporosis. Dr. Miller is Medical Director at the Colorado Center for Bone Health in Lakewood, CO, which is acknowledged as a top international facility for diagnosis and treatment of metabolic bone disease. He is also a Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center. Dr. Miller is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology (kidney diseases). Dr. Miller’s research focuses on the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and he is the principal investigator in a number of clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of current and potential therapies. He is the author and co-author of over 340 peer-reviewed publications, and 50 textbook chapters, Atlases, and books. His insights and thought leadership have made him a media resource and sought-after speaker. He is an invited speaker at regional, national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Miller is The Founding President of The International Society for Clinical Densitometry and is Emeritus Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Densitometry and serves on the editorial boards of Osteoporosis International, Calcified Tissues International, Journal of Women’s Heath and the National Osteoporosis Foundation’s Osteoporosis: Clinical Updates Newsletter and Up-to-Date. He is also a reviewer for the Annals of Internal Medicine, Calcified Tissue International, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and The New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA. Dr. Miller places his highest priority on patient care and humanism. With kindness, compassion and a sense of humor, he works tirelessly and personally with his patients to improve their health and quality of life. It is his passion for medicine and solving complex medical cases that underscore the importance of his work. Dr. Miller also received an Honorary Doctor of Science from his undergraduate alma mater, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa; his medical degree with Distinction from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., which also awarded him in 2103 The Distinguished Alumni Award. He served his internship, residency and chief residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York, and subsequently completed clinical and research fellowships in renal diseases at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver. He has remained in Denver since 1974, involved in renal medicine and metabolic bone disease from 1977-1994, and then established the Colorado Center for Bone Research (CCBR). CCBR is a leading clinical and research facility caring for a broad spectrum of metabolic bone diseases and either principle investigator or co-investigator in literally every FDA approved therapy for osteoporosis, Paget’s disease, Renal bone disease, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Steroid-induced osteoporosis, hypophosphatasia and other rare bone diseases. Dr. Miller is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology. Born in Hagerstown, Md., Dr. Miller lives in Colorado with his wife, Linda. He has five children.

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Dr. Christopher Cirnigliaro, PhD


James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Dr. Christopher M. Cirnigliaro, is the research laboratory manager and Investigator for the Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation, Research, and Development National Center for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury located at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center. He is a clinical exercise physiologist and certified bone densitometry technician, with expertise in DXA analysis. His research investigates the prevention and reversal of bone and muscle loss after SCI, including clinical trials of bisphosphonates and denosumab, and extensive cross-sectional documentation of body composition changes following SCI. Dr. Cirnigliaro was also a member of the ISCD task force to develop the bone density testing guidelines in persons with SCI and is currently a member of the committee assigned to write the Clinical Practice Guideline entitled “Bone Health and Osteoporosis Management in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury” that is sponsored by the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Jennifer Kelly, DO, FACE, CCD (Moderator)

Director of the Metabolic Bone Program

University Of Vermont

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.


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04/02/2022 at 11:10 AM (EDT)   |  80 minutes
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