Welcome Day 2 and A Global Perspective: Challenges & Opportunities for Quality Densitometry

Welcome Day 2

Join Dr. Kelly as she provides an overview of the day's sessions.

Challenges in 2022 Osteoporosis Care

Session approved for 1 ASRT Category A Credit

This session duration is 55 minutes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify challenges for Quality Densitometry
  • Describe osteoporosis burden and DXA use
  • Identify opportunities for Quality Densitometry

Angela M. Cheung, MD, PhD, FRCPC

ISCD Canadian Panel Chair

University of Toronto, CANADA

Dr. Angela M. Cheung is Professor of Medicine, KY and Betty Ho Chair of Integrative Medicine at University of Toronto (UT) and Senior Physician Scientist at University Health Network (UHN). She is the Founding Director of University Health Network Osteoporosis Program and the Founding Director of University of Toronto Centre of Excellence in Skeletal Health Assessment (CESHA). She currently holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Musculoskeletal and Postmenopausal Health, and has held a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Senior Investigator award, the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM) David Sackett Senior Investigator award, the Ontario Premier Research Award and the University of Toronto Eudenie Stuart Mentorship award and the Michael Hutcheon Mentor of the Year award. She is chair of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry Canadian Panel, member of International Osteoporosis Foundation Council of Scientific Advisors, member of Endocrine Society Clinical Guidelines Committee, and past chair of Osteoporosis Canada Scientific Advisory Council. She obtained her M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1988, and her PhD from Harvard University in 1997. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and has been in clinical practice for >30 years. Twitter @AngelaMCheung

Disclosures: 

Amgen (Self) : Advisory Board (Status: Ongoing); Paladin Labs Inc. (Self) : Advisory Board (Status: Ongoing)

Wing P. Chan, MD

ISCD Asia Pacific Panel chair, Scientific Advisory Council chair, BOD member

Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University

Dr. Wing P. Chan is Professor and Chief of the Department of Radiology at Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. Currently, he is the Taiwan Radiological Society president, Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association honorary consultant, ISCD Asia Pacific Panel chair, Scientific Advisory Council chair, BOD member, and IOF/ISCD Joint Osteoporosis Essentials Course faculty. He earned his medical degree from Taipei Medical University and completed his residency at National Taiwan University Hospital. In 1989 he completed a Musculoskeletal Radiology research fellowship at UCSF and stayed until 1992 as a visiting assistant professor. He subsequently served as a staff radiologist at Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center in Taiwan. Dr. Chan is a founding convener of the Musculoskeletal Radiology committee, DXA Quality and Osteoporosis Education committee, and Safety and Quality committee of the Taiwan Radiological Society. Dr. Chan implemented a series of strategies to improve osteoporosis detection in Taiwan, finding a prevalence of osteoporosis close to 30% in Taiwanese postmenopausal women. Dr. Chan also established the mandatory DXA and Osteoporosis - Prerequisite Course for Taiwanese Radiology Residency Programs. Further, Dr. Chan developed quality improvement DXA best practices for technologists during scan acquisition and analysis. He instituted a standardized automated DXA reporting system to reduce reporting errors. In 2013, Dr. Chan was the first physician to receive The National Best Teacher Award from the Ministry of Education in Taiwan. Dr. Chan has served as editor of 7 books and author or co-author of 40 book chapters and invited articles. He has also authored over 230 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Hao Xu, MD

ISCD China Panel

The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University Department of Nuclear Medicine

Xu Hao, MD, Professor, chief physician. Director of medical imaging department and director of nuclear medicine discipline of the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University. He has been engaged in nuclear medicine diagnosis and treatment, osteoporosis and bone mineral density measurement clinical and scientific research for more than 30 years, and has published more than 200 professional papers and more than 10 professional works.

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Henrique P. Arantes, CCD

ISCD Latin America Panel

IMEPAC ARAGUARI

HENRIQUE PIEROTTI ARANTES, MD, PhD, CCD. HENRIQUE IS A PHYSICIAN, SPECIALIZED IN ENDOCRINOLOGIST AND COMPLETED HIS MASTERS AND PhD IN BONE METABOLISM. COORDINATOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BONE DENSITOMETRY AT ABRASSO (2021-2022) AND LATIN AMERICAN REGIONAL PANEL REPRESENTATIVE AT ISCD (5/2/2020 - 5/2/2023). HIS CURRENT ROLE IS A COORDINATOR OF THE MEDICAL COURSE AT IMEPAC ARAGUARI - MG - BRAZIL AND CLINICAL DENSITOMETRIST.

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Karen Hind, PhD

ISCD UK-Ire Panel, Associate Professor

Durham University

Dr Karen Hind, PhD. Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Durham University, United Kingdom. I am an academic in sport and exercise health sciences, with over 15 years research expertise in bone and metabolic health and athlete health. I lead research programmes on methodological and quality aspects of densitometry, applications in sport science and medicine, and on factors influencing bone and metabolic health. I am a Director on the ISCD Board, chair of the body composition education committee and chair of the ISCD UK panel. I am very keen to hear from any members who would like to know more about being involved in the ISCD and making a difference at local level in the UK and Europe. karen.hind@durham.ac.uk twitter @drkarenhind

Disclosures: No relationships to disclose.

Carmen Gabriela Barbu, MD,PhD,CCD

Associate Professor of Endocrinology

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

Carmen Gabriela Barbu MD, PhD, CCD,Associate Progessor of Endocrinology, Elias Hospital Endocrinology Department, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania Career path and relevant experience: PhD title earned at the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest. Title of thesis: “Bone mineral density and biochemical bone turnovers in glucocorticoid osteoporosis” Ph. D title confirmed in 2004. I had training in dual X ray absorbtiometry (DXA) for bone density evaluation (ISCD certification in 2005), bone related molecular biology and genetic studies (European Federation of Endocrine Society, Como, Italy 2000 and University of Aberdeen, UK, 2002), clinical research, project management, ultrasound evaluation in endocrinology, pediatric endocrinology and other endocrinology related specific fields. Since 2006 I am International Society for Clinical Densitometry full faculty member, as lecturer for international courses in bone densitometry, since 2013 I am faculty for the IOF-ISCD Osteoporosis Essentials courses. In 2010 I became member of an international workgroup for communication in healthcare (tEACH), in 2012 was a member of the ISCD working group for body composition consensus development. I was project manager for three national funded research grants and member in the research team in 8 national research projects,I am actually memeber of the Endocrinology National Comitee as an advisory board for Minister of Health in Romania

Disclosures: 

Amgen (Self) : Advisory Board (Status: Terminated --- 2021); Eli Lilly (Self) : Advisory Board (Status: Terminated --- 2020); Stada (Self) : speaker fee (Status: Terminated --- 2022); Theramex (Self) : Independent Contractor (Status: Terminated --- 2022)

Jyoti Bhattarai, MD (Moderator)

Consultant Endocrinologist

Metro Kathmandu Hospital

US Board Certified Endocrinologist. Did fellowship from SUNY Upstate University New York. Was the founding President of Diabetes Endocrinology Association of Nepal. Past Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine in Institute of Medicine Nepal. Practicing clinical Endocrinology in a private hospital in Kathmandu Nepal. Previous president of America Nepal Medical Foundation.

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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