About Ron Rosenfeld, M.D.:
Dr. Rosenfeld serves as Professor and Chair (emeritus) of Pediatrics, Oregon Health & Science University in addition to his role as President of STAT5, LLC. The author of over 600 publications and eight-edited books, Rosenfeld is an internationally renowned authority on the endocrine basis of growth and development and has been at the forefront of understanding the biology of growth hormone (GH) and growth factors for over 30 years. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Columbia University in 1968 and his M.D. with Honors from Stanford University in 1973. He joined the faculty at Stanford in 1980, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1985 and then to Professor in 1989. In 1993, he left Stanford, to accept the position of Chairman of Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University, where he served for nine years. In 2003, he returned to Stanford as the Senior Vice-President for Medical Affairs of the Lucile Packard Foundation. In 2008, he established STAT5, LLC, to provide specialized consultation services in endocrinology and pharmacogenomics, while maintaining his research laboratory at OHSU. Dr. Rosenfeld is involved in many international organizations, like The Growth Hormone Research Society (GRS), and is often invited to give lectures on growth-related health and disease topics.