Professor Paul Hofman
Professor Hofman is an clinical endocrinologist and researcher based at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland.
Professor Hofman is an clinical endocrinologist and researcher based at the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland. He has been involved in clinical research for 25 years and published over 160 papers.
His major interests include the developmental origins of adult health and disease, and the impact of prenatal under and over nutrition in children, including those born small for gestational age, preterm, post-term and large for gestational age. He is also actively involved in obesity interventions and underlying causes, as well as newborn screening outcomes.
Dr Hofman is actively involved in clinical work at Starship Children’s Hospital and assists numerous support groups including the Turner Syndrome society, the CAH society and the Prader Willi Society. He is part of a small group of regional endocrinologists involved in promoting endocrine training in the Asia Pacific Region and is involved in teaching at several regional endocrine fellow conferences annually.
He is also involved an international group of endocrinologists aiming to improve paediatric endocrine care in resource constrained countries in the Asia Pacific region, including access to essential medicine and newborn screening.