Eugene McCloskey

Eugene McCloskey is Professor of Adult Bone Diseases, Academic Unit of Bone Metabolism, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He is Educational Lead and Teaching Coordinator for Musculoskeletal Medicine; the Musculoskeletal Theme Executive; and the Bone Biomedical Research Unit Management Group (Chair of Physical and Pharmacological Interactions Working Group).

Prof McCloskey’s professional and external roles include Secretary of the Bone Research Society, UK; Chair of Ancillary Program Committee of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research; Chair of the ISCD/IOF FRAX Clinical Task Force; International Osteoporosis Foundations (IOF) Committee of Scientific Advisors.

He is also a Board member of the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis; a member of the National Osteoporosis Guidance Group (NOGG) and chair of the NOGG Implementation Group; Lead for SYCLRN Musculoskeletal Local Priority Group and member of Musculoskeletal National Specialty Group; Editorial Boards (Osteoporosis International, JBMR and Future Rheumatology).

He has published approximately 200 original articles in research areas encompassing the treatment of cancer-associated osteolysis, osteoporosis and Paget’s disease, vertebral fracture definition, non-invasive skeletal assessments and the development of the FRAX fracture risk assessment tool.