Michael McClung MDDirector, Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Portland, Oregon
Dr. Michael McClung is the founding director of the Oregon Osteoporosis Center. He graduated from Rice University in Houston and from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. After his training in Internal Medicine at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, he completed a fellowship in Endocrinology at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He was actively involved in the training of young physicians while previously on the faculty at the Oregon Health Sciences University and in the Department of Medical Education at Providence Portland Medical Center.
At the Oregon Osteoporosis Center, Dr. McClung has headed a clinic for the management of patients with osteoporosis and other bone diseases. He has been the principal investigator in many clinical trials evaluating the effects of therapeutic agents for osteoporosis and utility of tests for diagnosing and monitoring that disease. He has authored many scientific articles and book chapters, serves on editorial board of several other journals, and is active in numerous professional organizations..