Neil Binkley, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison
Dr. Neil Binkley is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health with almost three decades of practice in the field of osteoporosis. He earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and subsequently trained in Internal Medicine at the Marshfield Clinic. After several years in private practice, he returned to the University of Wisconsin in 1990 and completed a geriatric fellowship. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and was an instrumental founder of the UW Osteoporosis Clinical Center & UW Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program. He has published over 200 research articles focusing on osteoporosis diagnosis, prevention and treatment, which have brought him international recognition in this field. Dr. Binkley is an active participant in establishing osteoporosis practice guidelines with organizations such as the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He also values education and has lead efforts by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and the International Osteoporosis Foundation to develop curriculum that promotes quality diagnostic testing throughout the world. His commitment to the prevention and treatment of this disease, as well as his efforts to improve osteoporosis education and care to women not only in Wisconsin but worldwide, make him an ideal choice for this award.