Bio from 9th Annual Healthcare Symposium

Professor of Medicine - Endocrinology and Associate Dean-Ethics. He performs research in research ethics, dealing the with professional norms of scientists. He teaches a course in the Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research and has been commissioned to write an E-text on the subject. He participated in an IOM study of research integrity attempting to finding ways of enhancing research integrity for individuals and institutions. In endocrinology he is well known as one of the few internist- reproductive endocrinologists, managing such problems in both men and women. He has written extensively on erectile dysfunction, polycystic ovarian disease, the menopause, and male reproductive function with aging. Dr. Korenman was a Westinghouse Science Talent Search finalist. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton and comleted medical school at the Columbia College of P&S. He received further training at the Endocrinology branch of the National Cancer Institute where he became a senior investigator. He was Asst and Assoc Prof of Medicine at Harbor UCLA Med. Ctr, Chief of Endocrinology and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa, and Chair, Department of Medicine at the UCLA San Fernando Valley Program. At CHS he initiated and directed the Medical Scientist Training program for 21 years, directed the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and developed the Research Subject Advocacy program of the General Clinical Research Center. He serves on the Medical Center Ethics Committee.

Bio from 10th Annual Healthcare Symposium

Dr. Korenman was a Westinghouse (now Intel) Science Talent Search Finalist. He Graduated from Princeton, Summa Cum Laude and attended medical school at Columbia, P&S. He completed his clinical training in Internal Medicine at Bellevue and Memorial Hospitals in New York. He became a Clinical Associate and Senior Investigator in the Endocrinology Branch of the National Cancer Institute (now CHD). He joined the UCLA faculty in 1966 at Harbor General Hospital as Assistant and then Associate Professor. He moved to the University of Iowa in 1970 where he was Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry only to return to UCLA as Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the newly formed San Fernando Valley Program and Chief of Medicine at the Sepulveda VA Medical Center. During that time he also developed and directed the UCLA Medical Scientist Training Program and became Associate Dean. He moved to the Center for the Health Sciences as Associate Dean for Educational Development and then became Chief of Endocrinolgy of the program at the Center for the Health Sciences. At present he is Associate Dean for Ethics with a special interest in research ethics and directs the Research Subject Advocacy program of the General Clinical Research Center. During most of his career he has continued an active practice in endocrinology with a focus on reproductive endocrinology from the internists perspective. During the course of his career he has been active in the Endocrine Society

Dr. Korenman has three major areas of research interest. In endocrinology he is interested in the endocrine changes occurring with Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PCOS) and its treatment. He is also conducting a study of the long-term effects of treatment with growth hormone of growth hormone-deficient persons. He is also interested in research ethics and is studying informed consents. He has longstanding interests in the hormone changes occurring with aging in both men and women.