Dr. Stuart Silverman, MD, FACP, FACR - Panelist
Medical Director, Bone Health Center, Professor, Medicine

Dr. Stuart Silverman completed his undergraduate studies at Princeton University and medical school at Johns Hopkins. He completed his residency and fellowship training at Boston University Medical Center. He is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has a private practice in rheumatology He has received the Health Network Service Excellence Award. He has published 220 peer-reviewed articles, 11 book chapters and over 30 reviews on fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and rheumatic disease. Dr. Silverman's original research is in epidemiology, quality of life measurement, adherence and pharmaco-economics of osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. He developed the first disease targeted measure of quality of life in osteoporosis, the Osteoporosis Assessment Questionnaire or OPAQ. He is a member of the Council of Scientific Advisors of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the ASBMR representative to the Interspecialty Medical Council of the National Osteoporosis Foundation. He was a member of the WHO task force that developed FRAX and is currently the US program director for ICUROS (International Costs and Utilities Related to Osteoporosis Fractures Study). He established the multidisciplinary fibromyalgia rehabilitation program at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He currently serves as an advisor to the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative.