Scientific Advisory Council
Our Scientific Advisory Council Members
|William Leslie, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Member of the SAC since 1997
Areas of Interest/Expertise: Osteoporosis, Fracture Risk Assessment, Bone Density Measurement, Nuclear Medicine.
Dr. Leslie is Professor of Medicine and Radiology at the University of Manitoba. He obtained his specialty training from the University of Manitoba and McGill University, qualifying in Internal Medicine in 1989 and in Nuclear Medicine in 1990. He is clinically active in nuclear medicine and thyroid cancer, and has over 250 peer-reviewed publications. His research interests are in fracture risk assessment, osteoporosis testing and other nuclear diagnostic techniques including PET scanning. He is Past Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council, co-led the “2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada”, on the Board of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Director of the Manitoba Bone Density Program, and Co-Director of the Winnipeg PET Imaging Centre.
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