John Eisman

Professor John Eisman AO
MB BS, PhD, FRACP
Associate Dean, Clinical Leadership and Research

Email: John.Eisman@nd.edu.au
Phone: 02 8204 4450

Biography
Professor Eisman was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, is President of the Board of the International Bone and Mineral Society and a past member of the Council of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. He is a co-founder and past-President of the Australia and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society. Professor Eisman chaired the inaugural Australian National Health Priority Action Council's National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions Advisory Group and co-chaired its successor, the Australian Better Arthritis and Osteoporosis Expert Advisory Committee. He was inaugural co-chair of the NSW Health Agency for Clinical Innovation in Musculoskeletal conditions and chaired of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) International Task Force on Osteoporotic Fracture.
Research Expertise and Supervision
The focus of Professor Eisman's research is the epidemiology and genetics of osteoporosis, encompassing population, family and twin studies as well as molecular and cellular mechanisms for gene effects.. His major commitment and focus is translating osteoporosis research findings to real improvements in health care delivery to the general community through the education of patients and their doctors.Professor Eisman initiated and has run the Bone and Calcium clinic at St Vincent's Hospital and the Dubbo Osteoporosis Epidemiology Study since their inception more than 20 years ago.
Awards
Inducted as an inaugural Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences