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About the Bone & Mineral Unit


 The Bone and Mineral Unit at OHSU provides expert consultation and care for patients with skeletal disorders and problems of mineral metabolism. We are further dedicated to expanding the understanding of the causes and treatments of bone and mineral disorders, particularly Osteoporosis.

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Clinical Programs

Bone Density (DEXA Scan) - We offer three patient locations on the OHSU campus for Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) scans and one research location.


Research Services - Bone Densitometry Services provides expertise in the design and implementation of Bone Densitometry Research protocols for both human and animal research.  Whether you are implementing an industry sponsored clinical trial, or, designing your own study, our unit is specifically designed to acquire and analyze all types of bone densitometry scans.


Physician Osteoporosis Preceptorship - The Preceptorship is designed to provide instruction about Osteoporosis evaluation, prevention and therapy in a small group format conducive to questions, case presentations and discussion.