Professor Emeritus (Pediatrics and Pharmacology) at the University of Virginia, USA

Alan D. Rogol, MD, Ph.D is Professor Emeritus (Pediatrics and Pharmacology) at the University of Virginia. He received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and doctorates in medicine and physiology (Endocrinology) from Duke University. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Following a fellowship in endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), he moved to the University of Virginia (UVA), ultimately serving as Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology.

Since 1999 Dr Rogol has led an eclectic existence, first in the pharmaceutical industry at Insmed, Incorporated managing a trial of the combination of IGF-I and IGFBP-3 combined and then as a safety monitor for several large pharmaceutical companies, but  continuing to practice pediatric endocrinology and to teach at UVA and Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, IN. Dr Rogol has been a member and Chief of the American Board of Pediatrics, sub-board in endocrinology; Secretary of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society (now known as the Pediatric Endocrine Society), and has served as Vice-President of the Endocrine Society. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Sports Medicine and an Emeritus member of the Pediatric Academic Societies and a member of the American Pediatric Society. His interests in endocrinology have included growth and puberty and lately the endocrinology of sport and exercise. Dr Rogol has published more than 500 scientific articles, is a member of several editorial boards, and was the co-editor of The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An International Olympic Commission (IOC) Medical Commission Publication (vol 11): The Endocrine System in Sports and Exercise.