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Dr. Watts is professor of medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and director of the University of Cincinnati Bone Health and Osteoporosis Center, where he conducts research on osteoporosis. He currently serves as associate editor of the Journal of Clinical Densitometry and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and Osteoporosis International. He has served as president of the American College of Endocrinology, president of the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, chair of the FDA's Advisory Committee for Endocrine and Metabolic Drugs and on the ABIM subspecialty board in endocrinology and metabolism. He is active in numerous professional organizations. Dr. Watts has published more than 50 books and book chapters and more than 400 abstracts and articles in such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association.