Dr Bu Yeap
Dr Bu Yeap (MBBS, FRACP, PhD) is Professor, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia and consultant endocrinologist, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth, Western Australia. He has longstanding interests in the area of androgens and health during male ageing, and the clinical care of patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes. He has published extensively on the epidemiological associations of low testosterone with poorer health outcomes particularly cardiovascular disease and stroke risk in older men. His current research is directed towards translation of these observational data to explore causality and develop interventions to improve health outcomes in men.
He has 139 publications to date comprising 111 original research articles, 19 reviews, 4 invited editorials and 5 brief communications/original letters. He has >2,000 citations (>350 in each of 2014 and 2015) and his H-index is 26 (Web of Science). Dr Yeap is a member of the Endocrine Society of Australia’s working group writing the Position Statement on the assessment and management of male hypogonadism. He is a longstanding member of the ESA Council, and chairs the Program Organising Committee for the ESA Seminar 2017-19.