Juliet Compston, MD
Professor of Bone Medicine
Honorary Consultant Physician
University of Cambridge
School of Clinical Medicine
Dr Compston is Professor of Bone Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician at the University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine. Prior to her association with the University of Cambridge in 1989, Dr Compston served at the University of Wales College of Medicine & University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff as Senior Lecturer in Pathology and Honorary Consultant in Medicine.
Dr. Compston is currently serving on numerous scientific advisory councils and clinical research committees such as the Board of the International Osteoporosis Foundation, The Committee of Scientific Advisers of the International Osteoporosis Foundation, Osteoporosis Foundation Call to Action for Osteoporosis, Council of Management of National Osteoporosis Society, and the Advisory Scientific Board of the National Osteoporosis Society. She has served as president, chairman, or member of numerous societies, including the Bone and Tooth Society of Great Britain, Lifespan NHS Trust, Wellcome Trust Physiology and Pharmacology Panel, Royal College of Physicians Guidelines Development Group on Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis, and the Royal College of Physicians Guidelines Working Group for Update on Management of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis. She has published over 280 articles in peer reviewed journals, invited chapters, book chapters, or books.
Dr. Compston is on the editorials boards of Bone, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Treatments in Endocrinology, Osteoporosis International, and Clinical Cases in Mineral and Bone Metabolism.
Her research interests include the investigation of the pathophysiology and treatment of osteoporosis. Dr Compston's current research is directed towards the effects of estrogens and antiestrogens on bone remodeling and structure, and glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.