Prof Ebeling AO named Fellow of Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences


Professor Peter Ebeling AO, has been made a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

The AAHMS aims to advance research throughout Australia in the fields of health and medicine and the goal of the organisation is to ensure the application of this research benefits all Australians.

Each year, the Fellowship elects the best and brightest minds in Australia to join the Academy in recognition of their outstanding achievements and exceptional, ongoing contributions in the field of medical and health sciences.

This year’s new Fellows include 15 women and 16 men from around the country, across a wide range of fields and specialties. This distinguished list was announced at an official event in Melbourne on 13 October and Professor Ebeling joins a group of only 448 Fellows in Australia.

See video of Prof. Peter Ebeling presented at announcement: AAHMS 2022-Ebeling, Peter

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Prof. Ebeling currently serves as Chair for Healthy Bones Australia; Board member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF); and is current Past-President for the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, the first non-north American to be elected to the position. Prof. Ebeling is also Past-President of both the Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) and the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society (ANZBMS). Prof Ebeling sits on the Editorial Board of Osteoporosis International (OI) and was previously Editor of Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf) and Editor-in-Chief of Bone Reports and JBMR Plus.

He was a member of the NHMRC Academy from 2009 – 2014, and the NHMRC Research Committee from 2015 – 2018. He further served as inaugural Director of the Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS). In 2015, was made an Officer of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service in the field of bone health. Prof. Ebeling has more than 475 peer-reviewed publications, including in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS USA), Journal of Clinical Investigation, and Science. Prof Ebeling also mentors and teaches medical students and supervises several Research Higher Degree students and advanced physician trainees in Endocrinology.