February 2000 AAOS Report

NIH conference on osteoporosis set for March

A National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on Osteoporosis will be held March 27-29 at the Natcher Conference Center, NIH, Bethesda, Md. The conference will bring together specialists in orthopaedics, endocrinology, rheumatology and other relevant fields to present cuffent scientific thinking about the diagnosis, management and prevention of osteoporosis. Concerned voluntary organizations will be invited to make statements. On the third day of the conference, the consensus panel will present its draft report and invite comments from the audience. To register for the conference or to obtain further details, contact the conference registrar at Prospect Associates, 10720 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, Md., or call (301) 592-8600.

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