Acromegaly Community is proud to bring you a new online event - Education by the Experts! Join us the first Sunday of each month when our favorite experts share their knowledge with patients and their support network. Discussion topics will include treatment options, impacts on mental health, nutrition, clinical trials, etc.
How COVID19 Impacts Acromegaly
What does it mean to have Acromegaly during the COVID19 pandemic? As an Acromegaly patient, are you auto-immune compromised which may put you at a greater risk? Learn more about how COVID19 impacts the endocrine system and Acromegaly at our next Education with the Expert webinar session.
About Dr. Kevin Yuen
Dr. Kevin CJ Yuen is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Creighton School of Medicine, as well as the Medical Director of both the Barrow Pituitary Center and the Barrow Neuroendocrinology Clinic at the Barrow Neurological Institute, located in Phoenix, AZ. The focus of his clinical practice is on the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary and adrenal disorders, with a particular interest in growth hormone and cortisol disorders.
Dr. Yuen was educated in the United Kingdom, earning his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Sheffield, and completed his higher training at the University of Cambridge and Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Yuen is the lead educator for the Pituitary section of the Fellowship program, and has conducted studies on growth hormone dosing and diagnostic studies, long-acting growth hormone formulation studies, and trials with new drug therapies for acromegaly and Cushing syndrome. He has published extensively, authored several book chapters, and is a frequent guest speaker on various topics related to pituitary disorders. Dr. Yuen serves on several national and international committees and advisory boards on pituitary diseases, as well as on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed scientific journals, and is currently actively involved in several clinical research and collaborative studies in acromegaly and Cushing disease.