Boyd Strauss


1982 …2019
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Boyd J.G. Strauss MBBS (Monash) PhD (Deakin) FRACP FRCPath FRCPE

Boyd Strauss graduated in medicine from Monash University in 1973. He was the first internal medicine physician in Australia to be trained in clinical nutrition, with components of both gastroenterology and endocrinology, and obtained the FRACP diploma in 1985. He was Research Fellow in the Dept of Clinical Nutrition, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgren's Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden during 1984-5, and subsequently obtained a PhD from the School of Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria in 1988. He was Lecturer in Human Nutrition at Deakin University during 1986-1989, Lecturer in Medicine, Monash University 1989-1991, and Senior Lecturer in Community Medicine, Monash University 1993.

He was appointed Associate Professor of Medicine, Monash University in 2001. He became Physician-in-Charge of the Body Composition Laboratory, Monash Medical Centre in 1989, and was appointed Director of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism at Monash Medical Centre in 1998. In 2002, he was also appointed physician in general internal medicine at Monash Medical Centre. Between December 2005 and May 2009, he was appointed acting chairman of the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, within the Dept. of Medicine, Monash University, with responsibility for managing the undergraduate course for dietetic students and developing the postgraduate research program. 

Since Dec 2011, his principal Monash appointment has been adjunct Professor of Medicine at the School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed scientific papers, predominantly involving the interface between body composition measurement and clinical medicine. He is currently based at the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at the University of Manchester, UK.

External positions

Reader in Medicine, University of Manchester

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Projects 2006 2011

Research Output 1982 2019

Selective Loss of Levator Ani and Leg Muscle Volumes in Men Undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Cheung, A. S., Cunningham, C., Ko, D. K. D., Ly, V., Gray, H., Hoermann, R., Strauss, B. J. G., Bani Hassan, E., Duque, G., Ebeling, P., Pandy, M. G., Zajac, J. D. & Grossmann, M., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metablism. 104, 6, p. 2229-2238 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of trabecular bone score in adults with turner syndrome

Nguyen, H. H., Wong, P., Strauss, B. J., Ebeling, P. R., Milat, F. & Vincent, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metablism. 103, 10, p. 3792-3800 9 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Human energy expenditure: advances in organ-tissue prediction models

Heymsfield, S. B., Peterson, C. M., Bourgeois, B., Thomas, D. M., Gallagher, D., Strauss, B., Müller, M. J. & Bosy-Westphal, A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Obesity Reviews. 19, 9, p. 1177-1188 12 p.

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