FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Washington, D.C.) – Suzanne Jan De Beur, M.D., has taken office as the new president of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the world’s leading scientific organization for bone health research.
"I am honored to serve ASBMR, its members and the people who benefit from bone and mineral research worldwide," Jan De Beur stated. “ASBMR serves a critical role as the leading professional, scientific and medical society for basic, translational and clinical investigators studying bone and musculoskeletal diseases. ASBMR is dedicated to translating ground breaking research to clinical practice to improve health worldwide."
Dr. Jan de Beur is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Director of the Clinical Research Units of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Jan De Beur’s clinical and research interests lie in metabolic bone disease and rare bone disease with a focus on disorders of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis.
In addition to serving on the ASBMR Council as President-Elect this past year, Dr. Jan De Beur has served in many ASBMR volunteer capacities, most recently as the ASBMR 2019 Annual Meeting Program Chair, ASBMR Councilor and Associate Editor of JBMR® Plus. Dr. Jan de Beur received the Shirley Hohl Award for her outstanding contributions to the mission of ASBMR. Dr. Jan De Beur will serve as President of ASBMR until the conclusion of the ASBMR 2021 Annual Meeting.
About the ASBMR
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is the leading professional, scientific and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research. ASBMR encourages and promotes the study of this expanding field through annual scientific meetings, two official journals (Journal of Bone and Mineral Research® and JBMR® Plus), the Primer on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, advocacy and interaction with government agencies and related societies. To learn more about upcoming meetings and publications, please visit www.asbmr.org.