About Dr. Heaney
Robert P. Heaney, BS’47, MD’51, is a clinical endocrinologist specializing in nutrition. Until 2014 He held the John A. Creighton University Professorship. He is world-renowned for providing nearly 50 years of advancements in our understanding of bone biology, osteoporosis, and human calcium and vitamin D physiology.
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