Robert W. Hudson; M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C.
Dr. Hudson currently is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, at Queen’s University, and a member of the Attending Staff, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He is the immediate past Chair of the Division, a post which he held from 1995 to June 2011. His clinical activity involves all aspects of Endocrinology with specific emphasis on Testosterone Deficiency in the male (Andrology), Pituitary Disease, Adrenal Disease, The Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in both genders. His principal research focus is the assessment of the effects of diet and exercise on body weight, regional fat distribution, muscle size and strength and glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity. This research is in collaboration with members of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University. Other current research includes the assessment of the effect of glucosamine on glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in people with Type 2 Diabetes and those without Diabetes. Prior to arriving at Queen’s University, Dr. Hudson was on Faculty in the Department of Medicine and Biochemistry at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Hudson completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada receiving his Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) as a Specialist in Internal Medicine. His training in Clinical and Investigative Endocrinology was obtained at the University of Toronto where he also obtained his PhD in Steroid Biochemistry at the Institute of Medical Science and at the Medical Research Centre, Prince Henry’s Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He received his MD from the University of Toronto. Dr. Hudson is licensed to practice in Ontario, Canada.