Congratulations to Ego Seeman, M.D. 2022 Gideon A. Rodan Excellence in Mentorship Award Recipient


Prof. Ego Seeman is Professor and Endocrinologist in the Departments of Medicine and Endocrinology, Austin Health, University of Melbourne. Since its establishment, he has strongly supported Healthy Bones Australia (formally Osteoporosis Australia). He has been instrumental in providing his ongoing expertise and advice to the organisation and its many initiatives.

Prof. Seeman has worked in the field of bone biology for over 40 years studying the epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of bone fragility.  His work has examined the role of growth of peak bone mass, macro- and micro-architecture as a forerunner of bone fragility in old age and the heritable nature of bone morphology in studies of twins and the offspring of women and men with osteoporosis. He is the past President of the ANZBMS and Associate Editor of Osteoporosis International.

He has over 400 publications and has received awards, including the Bartter Award from the ASBMR, the Distinguished Scientist award from the Austin Hospital, the Medal of Achievement and Presidents Award from the IOF, the Haddad Award from IBMS, the Inaugural Career Achievement Award from ANZBMS and Member of the Order of Australia.