A Healthy Aging Workshop: The Benefits of Vitamin DName: A Healthy Aging Workshop: The Benefits of Vitamin DDate: March 17, 2021Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PDTEvent Description:
Join us in an educational workshop on understanding the myths and facts about Vitamin D as we age. Learn about how vitamin D and calcium work together and their effects on osteoporosis and healthy bone formation. This is your opportunity to get all your pressing questions answered in an interactive Q&A discussion with board-certified internist and endocrinologist, Dr. Harris.
Registration is required.
About the speaker:
Steven T. Harris MD FACP FASBMR
Dr. Harris is a board-certified internist and endocrinologist with a subspecialty focus on osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease and disorders of mineral metabolism. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed a residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the same institution. He completed a clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He then returned to the University of California, San Francisco, where he is a Clinical Professor of Medicine. Dr. Harris has spent many years working on a variety of clinical research projects to examine the effects of nutrition, calcium supplements, vitamin D, hormone therapy, bisphosphonates, calcitonin, PTH and SERMs upon the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Dr. Harris maintains an active consultative practice in metabolic bone disease, but is also engaged in a wide variety of educational initiatives related to osteoporosis.