Northwestern Bone Center

Beatrice Edwards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Geriatrics, directs the Osteoporosis Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Rosiland Ramsey-Goldman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology. Dr. Ramsey-Goldman dedicates her epidemiological expertise and clinical investigation skills to the understanding the nature of bone diseases in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Craig Langman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Head of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Mineral Metabolism in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Langman has an established career in the basic biology of vitamin D and in the clinical investigation of calcium, phosphorus, and parathyroid hormone disorders.

Laird Madison, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology, is an experienced molecular biologist who has recently brought his expertise into the area of bone disease.

Melba Ovale, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Rheumatology, is the director of the Evanston Program in Osteoporosis and leads the Group's North Campus hospital activities.

Thomas Schnitzer, MD, Professor of Medicine in Rheumatology and Director of the Clinical Research Office. Dr. Schnitzer brings years of successful clinical research in osteoporosis to our group, and helps organize its clinical research projects. NUMS has been a key member of the Bone Group since its inception. 

Stuart Sprague, DO, Associate Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, founded a laboratory dedicated to the study of bone histomorphometry at the Evanston Hospital. Northwestern University now serves as the central university resource for the study of bone histomorphometry.

Paula Stern, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry. Dr. Stern has a long and distinguished career as a basic scientist involved in unraveling hormonal action on bone and bone cells.