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    ASBMR Mourns the Passing of Betsy McClung, MN, RN

    Date: September 17, 2015

    B. McClung

    ASBMR is saddened to announce the passing of long-time member Betsy McClung, MN, RN. Ms. McClung was an active participant in the ASBMR Annual Meeting. She created what is now one of the most popular sessions among attendees, the ASBMR Annual Meeting Highlights and chaired the session for 20 years.

    Ms. McClung was the Associate Director for the Oregon Osteoporosis Center in Portland, Oregon. She was involved in the clinical evaluation and treatment of patients at risk or diagnosed with osteoporosis for more than 20 years in collaboration with Michael McClung, MD, the Center's Director. Ms. McClung was also active in professional educational activities at the local, national and international level. She served as a past president of the Endocrine Nurses Society, on the Executive Board of Trustees of The North American Menopause Society, and on the Board of Directors for The Paget Foundation. She was the author of numerous papers and book chapters on postmenopausal women's health with a specific focus on osteoporosis evaluation and management.

    To share a kind thought or memory of Betsy McClung, please visit the ASBMR website