Former Bangor doctor to lecture on bones, fat

Posted Nov. 23, 2010, at 10:53 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 24, 2010, at 7:21 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine— Dr. Clifford Rosen, an internationally recognized expert in bone disease, will speak about “What’s New in Bone and Fat” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Gracie Theatre at Husson University

Rosen is a senior scientist at Maine Medical Center’s Research Institute in Portland. He is the former director of the Maine Center for Osteoporosis Research and Education, an affiliate of St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor.

Rosen founded the center at St. Joe’s more than 15 years ago.

Currently, he oversees more than 12 clinical research studies funded by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and pharmaceutical firms from around the country.

“We’re excited and honored that Dr. Clifford Rosen has accepted an invitation to speak at Husson University,” Roger Phipps, an assistant professor in Husson’s School of Pharmacy, said in a press release. “Dr. Rosen is an internationally recognized expert in bone disease and especially osteoporosis.”

Rosen is past president of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research. In addition, he works as a senior staff scientist at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor. His talk at Husson is free and open to the public.

He has written more than 275 manuscripts, which have been published in a variety of journals.

His talk at Husson is part of the Dean’s Lecture Series. It is free and open to the public.

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