Dr. Johnathan D. Adachi, BSc, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Johnathan D. Adachi, BSc, MD, FRCPC
  • Professor, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University
  • Alliance for Better Bone Health in Rheumatology, Hamilton Arthritis Centre, St. Joseph’s Hospital

Email: Jd.adachi@sympatico.ca

Dr. Adachi is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University. He is the inaugural holder of the Alliance for Better Bone Health Chair in Rheumatology. He is a graduate of McMaster University and received his fellowship in Internal Medicine and in Rheumatology.  Dr. Adachi received the First Annual Phillip Rosen Award when he completed his training in Rheumatology. He was awarded the Lindy Fraser Award by Osteoporosis Canada. In 2006, he received the North American Menopause Society award for Innovation in Osteoporosis Research. In 2012, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work in osteoporosis. In 2014 he was received the Olof Johnell Science Award for his contributions to the field of osteoporosis.

Dr. Adachi is a past president and member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Osteoporosis Canada. He is a member of the Council of Scientific Advisors of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and Board of Directors. He has participated in clinical trials and epidemiologic research examining a wide variety of risk factors and therapies in osteoporosis. Dr. Adachi has participated in the development of guidelines for osteoporosis.​

Dr. Adachi has over 400 peer-reviewed publications, 640 peer reviewed abstracts and 22 book chapters.​

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