Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO2020) Planning Committee

The Planning  Committee, led by co-chairs  is charged with planning and scheduling invited scientific/clinical sessions for the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis (ISO2020). Additional subcommittee members are responsible for reviewing and scheduling all submitted presentations at ISO2020.


  • Steven Harris, MD
  • Andrea Singer, MD, FACP, CCD
  • Irinel Stanciu, MD

Committee Members

  • Susan Bukata, MD
  • Freda Hannafon, MSN, NP-C
  • Elizabeth Kitchin, PhD. RDN
  • Clayton LaBaume, PA-C
  • Andy Laster, MD, FACR, CCD
  • Kristi Tough DeSapri, MD

Session Topics

ISO2020 offers educational sessions to benefit many medical disciplines and specialties working with patients who have and/or are at risk for osteoporosis and fractures. This year’s program includes sessions focusing on:

  • Basic drug therapies/Risk Assessment
  • Beyond DXA
  • Bone loss after bariatric surgery
  • DXA Session
  • DXA troubleshooting
  • HIV and Bone Health
  • Hormone therapy 2020
  • How to manage the patient who needs dental surgery and other considerations with ONJ
  • Legislative update: Decline in DXA availability
  • Management of bone health in premenopausal women
  • Menopause Topic
  • Nutrition session on upcoming food label and daily values
  • Opening Remarks/Introduce Keynote
  • Orthopedic Topic: Hardware in fractures
  • Patient workup before starting them on medication
  • Shared Decision Making/Communication
  • Summary of Guidelines
  • Supplement Labels: How do we talk to the patients?
  • Transgender Medicine and Bone Health
  • Transplantation
  • Treatment Overviews or part of a panel focusing on difficult cases or stump the professor
  • Update on Atypical Femoral Fractures
  • VCF: How vertebral augmentation is good for some patients, not a treatment for osteoporosis
  • Year in Review Articles