Mahshid Mohseni, MD, has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor of Medicine on the Clinician Track effective July 1st, 2021. Mohseni graduated from Isfahan University, Iran, and completed her internal medicine residency at Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia; followed by a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Miami, Florida.
In 2018, she became the first graduate of our Osteoporosis, Metabolic Bone Disorders Fellowship, and has been in the faculty of our division since July 2018. Mohseni was instrumental in the successful development of the Bone Health Program’s third site at the Center for Advanced Medicine South County, where she has substantially grown our patient base and expanded its bone densitometry services. Alongside her clinical activity, Mohseni has also developed and received funding for clinical research projects on a new application of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to measure bone density of pelvic bones, on the relationship between diabetic peripheral neuropathy and fracture risk, and on real-world experience with abaloparatide in osteoporosis.
Currently, she serves as site investigator for an NIH-sponsored, multicentric clinical trial on skeletal health in adult patients with type 1 diabetes and kidney disease. In 2020, she obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation from the Washington University Clinical Research Training Center. She currently serves as a junior member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Professional Practice Committee, and Co-Director of Clinical Operations in our division. Since joining our faculty, she has published or co-authored 4 original research articles and one book chapter. Despite her multifaceted academic activities and a very busy family life, Mahshid Mohseni, MD, continues to provide high-quality, specialized, and compassionate medical care to our patients. She placed in the upper 10% of patient satisfaction in 2019 and received a Patient Satisfaction Award. Congratulations for a much-deserved promotion!