Judy Black, Chair: Ms. Black is a Policy Director in the Government Relations Department of Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck. She is recognized as one of the premier Republican lobbyists in Washington, DC, while also enjoying bipartisan relationships and respect throughout the federal government. For over a decade Ms. Black has helped Fortune 500 companies, leading non-profits, and industry trade groups navigate and participate in the public policy process. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Black co- owned and operated Evans and Black Capitol Strategies, a DC-based legislative and lobbying firm. Ms. Black has also served as the senior vice president of government relations for Ticketmaster, where she established the company’s government relations office and directed all federal and state government affairs. Additionally, she held the position of senior vice president of government relations for the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Ms. Black served in the White House from 1987 to 1989, where she was the Special Assistant to President Reagan for Intergovernmental Affairs. In that capacity, she was the liaison to the nation’s governors and other statewide elected officials. Ms. Black has also held positions as the secretary for the Republican National Convention (1984), a Reagan delegate at the 1984 Republican National Convention, and treasurer for the National Federation of Republican Women (1986-1987). In the 2008 presidential campaign, she volunteered as cochairman of Women for McCain. Acknowledging her experience, Ms. Black was asked in the 2012 presidential campaign to volunteer as Chairman of Women for Romney in Washington, DC.

Susan Greenspan, MD, President: Dr. Greenspan has held multiple roles at the University of Pittsburgh since 1999, including Professor of Medicine and Director of the Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center. She is also the Director of the Bone Health Program at Magee Women’s Hospital and Program Director of the Clinical Translational Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Susan Greenspan received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her MD from Harvard Medical School, where after training in Endocrinology and Geriatrics, she joined the faculty and founded and directed the Osteoporosis Center.

Dr. Greenspan’s NIH-funded research centers on osteoporosis in elderly men and women and has covered topics including new therapies for osteoporosis; new ways to diagnose, assess, and monitor bone loss; and bone loss in women with breast cancer and men with prostate cancer. Dr. Greenspan co-authored the U.S. Surgeon General’s report on Osteoporosis and has authored more than 150 peer reviewed articles and invited papers. She has served on the Scientific Advisory Boards for NOF and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry as well as several editorial boards of scientific journals. She was a council member of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research from 2002-2005 and program chair for the 2006 annual meeting of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research. She has also been featured in Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in Pittsburgh and America’s Top Doctors.

E. Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, FACE, Vice President: Dr. Lewiecki is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Director of New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center in Albuquerque, NM. He is a consultant in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, supervisor and interpreter of bone density studies at his center, and an educator with a special interest in osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and bone densitometry. He is principal investigator for the center’s osteoporosis clinical trials and author of many peer-reviewed scientific publications on osteoporosis and bone densitometry. Dr. Lewiecki is past-president of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). He is a faculty member for ISCD-IOF educational programs, senior editor of Clinical Investigation, associate editor for Journal of Clinical Densitometry, and editorial board member of other journals, including Osteoporosis International. He is the founder and current president of the Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico and director of its educational activities. He established and is program director of the annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium. is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Director of New Mexico Clinical Research & Osteoporosis Center in Albuquerque, NM. He is a consultant in osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, supervisor and interpreter of bone density studies at his center, and an educator with a special interest in osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and bone densitometry. He is principal investigator for the center’s osteoporosis clinical trials and author of many peer-reviewed scientific publications on osteoporosis and bone densitometry. Dr. Lewiecki is past-president of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD). He is a faculty member for ISCD-IOF educational programs, senior editor of Clinical Investigation, associate editor for Journal of Clinical Densitometry, and editorial board member of other journals, including Osteoporosis International. He is the founder and current president of the Osteoporosis Foundation of New Mexico and director of its educational activities. He established and is program director of the annual Santa Fe Bone Symposium.

Barbara Hannah Grufferman, Secretary and Interim Treasurer:  Ms. Grufferman​ is ​a ​nationally ​recognized advocate for positive living​. Dr. Mehmet Oz said of her previous book, The Best of Everything After 50: “Every once in a while a book comes across your desk, and you just have to pick it up. This is one of them!” ​She is a frequent contributor to HuffPost and AARP, has appeared on the Today Show, CBS Morning Show, Good Morning America, The Doctors, The Talk, Dr. Phil, NPR, The Dr. Oz Show on Sirius Radio and ​OWN, ​the Oprah Channel, any many local radio and TV shows. Barbara travels around the country speaking to groups on health, nutrition, career, fitness, sex and many other topics related to positive and healthy aging. She ​is a recipient of the Generations of Strength Award from the National Osteoporosis Foundation for her outspoken support of positive and healthy aging in America​, and also serves as Bone Health Ambassador and trustee. Ms. Grufferman, a proud mother of two daughters, lives in New York City with her husband and rescued dog. A passionate knitter and runner, Ms. Grufferman has completed four New York City Marathons, one Edinburgh Marathon, and one Ultramarathon.

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