Thomas Wronski, PhD
Dr. Thomas J. Wronski is a native of South Amboy, NJ. He completed his undergraduate education at St. Joseph's College (PA) in 1972, and was awarded a Ph.D. in Anatomy from the University of Utah in 1979. He then completed 3 years of postdoctoral training in space bone biology at NASA-Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, CA. His first faculty appointment was at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, as a Research Assistant Professor during the 1982/83 academic year. In August, 1983, Dr. Wronski accepted a position as Assistant Professor at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, where he remains to this day. He was awarded tenure and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1988, followed by promotion to the rank of Professor in 1994. The main focus of Dr. Wronski's research is use of bone morphometric techniques for preclinical testing of potential treatments for postmenopausal osteoporosis. He is also involved with studies in rodent models of the pathogenesis and prevention of the adverse skeletal effects of actual and simulated space flight.