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National Osteoporosis Foundation

Contact Information

Valerie Patmintra, Director of Communications
1150 17th Street NW Suite 850
Washington, DC 20036-4641

1-800-231-4222 (Voice - Toll-free),
202-223-2226 (Voice),
202-223-2237 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The National Osteoporosis Foundation was established to reduce the widespread incidence of osteoporosis. The Foundation seeks to increase public awareness about osteoporosis; provide information about osteoporosis; educate physicians and other health professionals; and support research on osteoporosis. The Foundation conducts public and professional education programs.


The Foundation publishes booklets, pamphlets, and brochures on the subject of osteoporosis. Serial publication: National Osteoporosis Foundation-Annual Report, summarizes the Foundation's activities and programs. Osteoporosis Report (newsletter), quarterly--current articles related to the subject of osteoporosis and a listing of consumer publications.


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NOF's "Partner in Prevention" month (202-223-2226) offers information kits with the latest medical information on prevention, detection, and treatment of Osteoporosis to consumers and professionals, Act Against Osteoporosis Bone Density Test Locator (800-464-6700), support groups (312-464-5710). Updated contact info, 8/18/11 MP.


Date Entered: 8/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/3/2012
Date Revised: 4/30/2002
Health Referral Number: HR2284
Accession Number: DP91A0980

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