Clinical A/Prof. Aris Siafarikas
Dr Aris Siafarikas is Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Division-Head of Endocrinology at the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Perth Children’s Hospital, WA. He holds appointments at the University of Western Australia, the Health Research Institute at the University of Notre Dame, the Exercise Medicine Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, and the Telethon Kids Institute, WA. He completed his training in Berlin, Germany before he moved to Australia. Aris is a founding member and the clinical lead of the Western Australian Bone Research Collaboration (WABRC), which explores bone health and disease over the life span in a cross-institutional and multi-disciplinary environment with academics and clinicians. His current research is focusing on ways to identify children and adolescents at risk of osteoporosis and on the prevention of osteoporosis later in life using targeted mechanical loading in youth.