Diane L. Schneider, MD

As a geriatrician and epidemiologist, Dr. Schneider’s career has focused on prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. At the University of California, San Diego, she was part of key bone health research and care. She identified lifestyle and risk factors for osteoporosis in both men and women. Her research findings have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Archives of Internal Medicine, and other prestigious medical journals. She has served as an investigator in clinical trials for new pharmacologic treatments of osteoporosis.

Dr. Schneider is a graduate of Wake Forest University (BS), University of Kentucky (MEd), University of Louisville (MD), and Harvard School of Public Health (MSc). She completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in geriatrics at Emory University. She is board certified in Internal Medicine with added qualification in Geriatrics. She was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP). In the field of bone densitometry, she is a certified clinical densitometrist.

Consultant and Speaker

Dr. Schneider retired from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where she was Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. She continues collaboration as a consultant with her colleagues in the UCSD Osteoporosis Research Group and is active within the bone research community. She regularly participates as an expert in different forums related to bone health and speaks to a variety of professional and public groups.

Educator and Author

Her current activities focus on education of bone health for all ages and stages. Prometheus Books published her consumer health book, The Complete Book of Bone Health, in September 2011. This easy to understand source covers everything you should know about bolstering your bones, from prevention to treatment.

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