Elizabeth (Lisa) J. Samelson, Ph.D.
Elizabeth (Lisa) Samelson is an Associate Scientist at the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL) and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Her major areas of research include excessive curvature of the thoracic spine (hyperkyphosis), osteoporosis and related fractures, and the links between bone and vascular calcification. Dr. Samelson co-directs the Advanced Research Training Seminar in the HSL - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program. Dr. Samelson received a PhD in Epidemiology from Columbia University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in musculoskeletal epidemiology at Boston University School of Medicine.