Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MDClinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology/Metabolism,University of California, San Diego; San Diego, CACynthia A. Stuenkel, MD, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and an attending physician for the University's Endocrinology and Metabolism Service.A founding member of the North American Menopause Society, has recently been elected to the NAMS Board of Trustees.She was a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Task Force on Hormone Therapy published in 2004 and serves on the Editorial Board of their consumer publication, Pause.She has recently been appointed to the Editorial Board of Menopause and the Editorial Advisory Board for Menopause Management, publications of the North American Menopause Society.
In conjunction with the Endocrine Society
in 2006, she
participated in development of a CME program for primary care providers about hormone therapy and menopause. Dr. Stuenkel has been an investigator in clinical trials of menopausal women's health, including the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS), Raloxifene Use for the Heart (RUTH), and Long-Term Interventions on Fractures With Tibolone (LIFT).She
has also authored or coauthored a number of reviews, invited papers, and book chapters and appeared in local, national, and international media to discuss women's health. A board-certified internist and endocrinologist, Dr. Stuenkel received her medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago and completed her internship and residency at the University of Chicago.She was a clinical research fellow at Harvard Medical School in the Endocrine Hypertension Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a research fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego.
In 2001, Dr. Stuenkel
was named the American Heart Association's
First Women's Legacy Award Honoree to recognize her
efforts to promote cardiovascular health in women.In 2004, she
received the North American Menopause
Society's Consumer Healthcare Education Excellence Award.