National Bone Health Alliance
Strong Bones America

Members

4BoneHealth

4BoneHealth is designed to provide an evidence-based resource on bone health for people of all ages and stages of bone health. Our educational focus is directed at 4 groups: kids, teens, adults, and seniors. We invite you to explore our beginning beta-version website. Let us know what you like, what you don’t like, and what you would like to see and learn about.

AgNovos Healthcare

AgNovos Healthcare is focused on bone health, a crucial quality-of-life issue facing the aging population. They are developing novel treatments for osteoporosis, a devastating bone disease affecting more than 200 million women worldwide.

Alliance for Aging Research

The Alliance for Aging Research is the nation’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and accelerating the pace of medical discoveries to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Founded in 1933, the AAOS is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials. The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Founded by the Academy Board of Directors in 1997, the Association engages in health policy and advocacy activities on behalf of musculoskeletal patients and the profession of orthopaedic surgery.

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Founded in 1968, the American Academy of Physician Assistants is the national professional society for physician assistants. It represents a profession of more than 84,000 certified PAs across all medical and surgical specialties in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories, and within the uniformed services. AAPA advocates and educates on behalf of the profession and the patients PAs serve. It works to ensure the professional growth, personal excellence and recognition of physician assistants and to enhance their ability to improve the quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of patient-centered healthcare.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) represents more than 6,500 endocrinologists in the United States and abroad. AACE is the largest association of clinical endocrinologists in the world. The majority of AACE members are certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism and concentrate on the treatment of patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders including diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, growth hormone deficiency, cholesterol disorders, hypertension and obesity. 

American Bone Health

 

American Bone Health provides education, resources, and tools to help you understand bone disease and bone health.

Whether you are newly diagnosed with osteoporosis, looking for testing, in a treatment program or interested in ways to prevent bone loss, American Bone Health has a wealth of information to help you.

We use insights from our research organization, the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education (FORE), to stay abreast of the latest technologies and treatments. FORE focuses on research and professional education. We at American Bone Health focus on supporting you and your community. In addition to education and tools, we also provide opportunities for you to get involved to spread the word about bone health and osteoporosis prevention.

We realize you’re on the front lines and we promise to be there with you every step of the way. Educating and supporting communities and families like yours is our priority.

Join us as we spread the word about healthy bones one community at a time.

American College of Rheumatology

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an ethically-driven, professional membership organization committed to improving the care of patients with rheumatic disease and advancing the rheumatology subspecialty.

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) - the premier professional, scientific and medical society that brings together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism. The Society has a membership of nearly 4,000 scientists and physicians. The ASBMR mission is to promote excellence in bone and mineral research, foster integration of clinical and basic research, and facilitate the translation of that science to health care and clinical practice. ASBMR hosts the premier annual scientific meeting, and publishes the field's highest impact journal and textbook.

Amgen

A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease and other serious illnesses.

California Hispanic Osteoporosis Foundation

The mission of the California Hispanic Osteoporosis Foundation (CHOF) is to increase awareness, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis with the goal to improve the quality of life in hispanic women and men.

CECity

CECity has developed the cloud-based platform for quality. As the recognized leader, they have powered the CME and MOC experience for the world's largest healthcare organizations. Now, as quality and education converge, CECity is opening its full suite of services to healthcare provider organizations to simplify the challenges of reform through one unified platform.

Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations

The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organization (CSRO) is comprised of over 30 state and regional professional rheumatology societies whose mission is to advocate for excellence in the field of rheumatology, ensuring access to the highest quality care for the management of rheumatologic and musc

Eli Lilly and Company

Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations.

Fibrous Dysplasia Foundation

Fibrous Dysplasia Foundation, Inc. (The FD Foundation) is a worldwide, not-for-profit, charitable organization of volunteers whose mission is to provide information, advocacy and support for patients, medical professionals and the general public and promote research for diagnosis, treatment and a cure for Fibrous Dysplasia (FD) and McCune-Albright's Syndrome (MAS), Cherubism and related diseases.  Our goal is to improve the quality of life for affected individuals and their families.

Health Monitor Network

Health Monitor Network is the nation’s leading patient-education company. With a platform of 40 million patients through 120,000 physician offices, 2 million households, 360,000 physicians, and 2 million patients at home, the company has set the standard for high-quality, patient-friendly health information. Trusted by physicians, major medical associations and other healthcare providers, Health Monitor Network’s award-winning multi-media programs facilitate dialogue between patients and their healthcare professionals so that condition sufferers can be more informed, motivated and empowered to get the best care available.

For more information, visit Health Monitor Network’s websites at healthmonitor.com and healthmonitornetwork.com.

Hologic, Inc.

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world.

International Society for Clinical Densitometry

The International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) is a multidisciplinary, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing excellence in the assessment of skeletal health by: promoting education and a broader understanding of the clinical applications of bone mass measurement and other skeletal health assessment technologies; assuring proficiency and quality in the assessment of skeletal health through certification and accreditation; supporting clinical and scientific advances in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis; promote appropriate patient access to bone mass measurement and other skeletal health assessment technologies.

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is an integrated non-profit managed care consortium, based in Oakland, California, founded in 1945 by industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney Garfield. Kaiser serves 8.9 million members in 9 states and the District of Columbia, and is the largest managed care organization in the United States. Kaiser Permanente has over 167,300 employees, 14,600 physicians, 35 medical centers, and 431 medical offices.

Marian Osteoporosis Center

The Marian Osteoporosis Center offers a range of comprehensive services focusing on the evaluation and management of patients with osteoporosis as well as a number of free community service and education programs.

Medimaps Group

Medimaps Group is a Swiss based company with dental and orthopedic applications. Their mission is to design and provide medical tools to assist in the collection of quantitative information on bone microarchitecture for use in routine clinical practice.

Medtronic

Medtronic was founded in 1949 as a medical equipment repair shop by Earl Bakken and his brother-in-law, Palmer Hermundslie. Since then, Medtronic has grown into a multinational company that uses technology to transform the way debilitating, chronic diseases are treated.

MHE Research Foundation

The MHE Research Foundation: Mission is to REACH, advance & support the following. RESEARCH: To assist and support researchers in order to one day discover a cure for MHE EDUCATION: To provide vital clinical informational guides to both families and physicians ADVOCACY: Bring awareness about this disease throughout the world CLINICAL: To provide directories to families enabling them to locate the medical care they require HOPE: bring a better quality of life to the families affected by MHE.

National Council of Women's Organizations

The National Council of Women's Organizations (NCWO) is a non-partisan network of over 240 organizations representing more than 12 million women. Affiliates, which include America's leading women's research, service and advocacy groups, are diverse and their platforms vary.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is the leading consumer and community-focused health organization dedicated to the prevention of osteoporosis and broken bones, the promotion of strong bones for life and the reduction of human suffering through programs of public and clinician awareness, education, advocacy and research.

Northern California for Bone Health

The Northern California Institute for Bone Health, Inc., is dedicated to detection of bone loss and, improvement in treatment utilizing bone density testing, clinical research and education of physicians, allied health professionals and the general public.

Optasia Medical

Optasia Medical makes software that facilitates the reading of X-rays for the management of musculoskeletal diseases. Our products are used by physicians to identify and monitor patients who will benefit from treatment. With our automated software tools, X-rays can be evaluated more rapidly, more accurately and more reproducibly. Our flagship product, SpineAnalyzer™ helps address the problem of under-treated osteoporosis by providing a rapid workflow for assessing and clearly documenting often-missed vertebral fracture.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

The mission of the OI Foundation is to improve the quality of life for people affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta through research to find treatments and a cure, education, awareness and mutual support.

PhRMA

PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, represents the country’s leading biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies.

QuantiaMD

Quantia makes physician engagement effortless. We achieve this through QuantiaMD, a robust platform and online community crafted to help physicians share knowledge and do their jobs better.

Radius Health

Radius is a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new therapeutics for patients with osteoporosis as well as other serious endocrine-mediated diseases.

Soft Bones, Inc.

Soft Bones, Inc. Hypophosphatasia Foundation was organized in 2009 to provide information and to establish a forum to educate, empower and connect patients living with hypophosphatasia (HPP). Deborah Sittig founded Soft Bones after her son was diagnosed at just 18 months old. The Sittig family was concerned about the lack of information or anyone to turn to for support and started Soft Bones to connect with patients and medical experts from around the world. The mission of the Soft Bones Foundation is to provide valuable information, education and support for people living with Hypophosphatasia (HPP), their families and caregivers. The Foundation will also promote research of this rare bone disease through awareness and fund-raising efforts.

The Endocrine Society

Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world's oldest, largest, and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. The Society's membership consists of more than 15,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students from over 100 countries. Members represent all basic, applied, and clinical interests in endocrinology, including osteoporosis, diabetes, reproduction, infertility, thyroid disease, obesity, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency. For more information, go to www.endo-society.org.

The Paget Disease Initiative

The Paget Disease Initiative is the premier resource for information on Paget's disease of bone provided through the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Paget's disease is the second most prevalent bone disease after osteoporosis.

UCB Biopharma

UCB, founded in 1928, is a global biopharmaceutical company based in Brussels, Belgium. UCB is focused on the discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases of the immune system or of the central nervous system.

United States Bone and Joint Initiative

The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) is the U.S. National Action Network of the worldwide Bone and Joint Decade, an international collaborative movement sanctioned by the United Nations/World Health Organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for people with bone and joint disorders, including osteoporosis, and to advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of these conditions. As a unique, interdisciplinary coalition of organizations, the USBJI connects thought leaders, health care professionals, educators, researchers, industry professionals, patients and patient advocates. It develops collaborative programs and activities, and creates forums to exchange information, build partnerships, and develop consensus on issues of common concern to its members and society at large.

XLH Network, Inc.

The XLH Network is a patient advocacy organization. X-Linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a relatively rare genetic phosphate wasting disorder, affecting an estimated 1 in 20,000 people. Children who inherit the disease present with rickets, severe bowing or knock-kneed legs and short stature while debilitating bone and cartilage abnormalities persist throughout adulthood, despite treatment. At present, there is no cure for XLH. 

Zebra Medical Vision Ltd.

Zebra Medical Vision Ltd. is an imaging and next generation medical data research platform. Their mission is to utilize diagnosed clinical data to provide better healthcare for the next 1 billion that are joining middle class in the next decade.