Professor Mark Kotowicz is a physician and clinical investigator whose research activities focus on the pathophysiology, epidemiology and treatment of osteoporosis. He has extensive experience in clinical trials of osteoporosis therapies, Paget's disease of bone. diabetes and dyslipi. He runs a private practice in Geelong. Prof Kotowicz is Director of the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University Hospital Geelong, A/Prof of Medicine at Deakin University, a Principal Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne Medical School-Western Campus. He has more than 2000 publications in peer reviewed journals.