Prof Bu Yeap
Dr Bu Yeap (MBBS, FRACP, PhD) is Professor, the Medical School, 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 193 publications to date comprising 152 original research articles, 28 reviews, 6 invited editorials and 7 brief communications/original letters. He has >3,500 citations and his H-index is 34 (Web of Science). Dr Yeap was a member of the Endocrine Society of Australia’s working group writing the ESA Position Statement on the assessment and management of male hypogonadism published in the Medical Journal of Australia in 2016. He is a member of the ESA Council, and chairs the Program Organising Committee for the ESA Seminar 2017-19.