IOF

Partner IOF

Prof. John Kanis, President IOF

Impact Partner DO-HEALTH

Professor Kanis is a founding member and current President of the IOF as well as editor of Osteoporosis International. He is currently Emeritus Professor in Human Metabolism and the Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Metabolic Bone Diseases at the University of Sheffield. Author of more than 800 papers, chapters and books on bone disease and metabolism, Professor Kanis has received numerous awards and honours, including the ASBMR Bartter Award for Clinical Science, the John B. Johnson Award of the Paget Disease Foundation (USA), and a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Prof. Kanis is the author of more than 800 papers, chapters and books on bone disease and metabolism.

IOF is the leading global foundation dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. IOF works through its Committee of Scientific Advisors, international scientific leaders in the field of bone and fracture prevention and particularly vitamin D deficiency. IOF disseminates information through its committee of national societies comprised of 190 scientific and patient societies, through its extensive media outlets and interactions with EU agencies.

Website: IOF
E-Mail:
pmckenney@iofbonehealth.org

 

Judy Stenmark, CEO IOF

Impact Partner DO-HEALTH

Judy Stenmark has been IOF Chief Operating Officer since March 2009. She has previously been the elected Chair of IOF’s Committee of National Societies and a member of the IOF Board, and is the former Chief Executive Officer of Osteoporosis Australia (from 2000 to 2008). She oversaw the growth of Osteoporosis Australia from a start-up organization to its position today as a leading non-profit osteoporosis patient organization playing a key role in public education and national advocacy. She has a medical background in physiotherapy and a Master’s degree in Public Health.

Website: IOF
E-Mail: JStenmark@iofbonehealth.org

 

As a partner of DO-HEALTH, the IOF will communicate osteoporosis-related findings on a broad level and support efforts of including DO-HEALTH findings, if relevant, into guidelines of improved osteoporosis care at older age.  IOF will also organize the international DO-HEALTH symposium.