PROF Peter Ebeling

PROF Peter Ebeling


  • Biochemical bone turnover markers
  • Chronic disease prevention
  • Genetics and management of osteoporosis in men
  • Post-transplantation osteoporosis
  • Role of vitamin D in osteoporosis and other diseases, including refugee health



  • Until May 2014 Professor Ebeling was the Chair, NorthWest Academic Centre and Assistant Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, and Head of Endocrinology, at Western Health, Victoria, Australia.

    He is currently the Director of the Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS), located in the Western Centre for Health Research and Education, Sunshine Hospital, Western Health, Victoria, Australia.

    Research interests include musculoskeletal health and diseases; public health aspects of vitamin D; post-transplantation osteoporosis; osteoporosis in men; and biochemical bone turnover markers. Professor Ebeling has served on the Editorial Board of Journal of Bone and Mineral Research since 2001 and was Associate Editor from 2008-2012. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Osteoporosis International and Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf). He is Medical Director of Osteoporosis Australia; Board Member, International Osteoporosis Foundation; President, Endocrine Society of Australia; Past-President of the Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society; and Councilor, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, only the third Australian to be elected. He is on the NHMRC Academy (2009-2013). He has over 180 peer-reviewed publications, including in the New England Journal of Medicine, PNAS (USA) and Science. He also teaches and mentors medical students, and supervises a number of Research Higher Degree students, and three advanced physician trainees in Endocrinology.



Member of

  • Board of Osteoporosis Australia. Board Member 2006 - 2012
  • Endocrine Society of Australia. Councilor 2006 - 2011


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Education and training

  • MD, University of Melbourne 1989
  • MBBS, University of Melbourne 1980

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 1989


Available for supervision

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