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Professor Rebecca Mason

Professor Rebecca Mason is a global authority on bone health and Vitamin D.

About Professor Rebecca Mason
Professor Mason is internationally recognised for major contributions to the field of vitamin D research. Her research has had a significant influence on public health policy, including the revision of sun exposure guidelines in Australia, which have moved away from total sun avoidance and advise some sun exposure to synthesise vitamin D. She led the process of updating the Vitamin D position statement for Australia and New Zealand and contributed to the revised Vitamin D statement for pregnancy, infants and children. She has received awards recognising her ‘career contributions to vitamin D research’. Professor Mason is Board member of Osteoporosis Australia and a Past President of the ANZ Bone and Mineral Society.