William B. Zipf M.D. is a clinical professor of pediatric medicine at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, and has held two other academic appointments with The Ohio State University, as professor of physiology and professor of pediatrics in the college of medicine. He is director of Central Ohio Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Services (COPEDS), and vice president of B/W Research Consulting.
Dr. Zipf received his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1972, completing his internship and pediatric residency in 1973 and 1975, respectively, at University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he also held a clinical fellowship at the department of clinical endocrinology. He was a research fellow from 1976-1978 with the University of Michigan Reproductive Endocrinology Program in Ann Arbor. His board certification is in pediatrics and also pediatric endocrinology.
Dr. Zipf has been a lecturer and panel member at national and international symposia on endocrinology and endocrine-related topics. He has also been a reviewer for the Journal Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrinology, Diabetes Care, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Biology of Reproduction, Journal of Pediatrics and Pediatrics. He has served as consultant to the NIH General Clinical Research Center, an ad hoc review for the NIH in the areas of childhood obesity and pediatric research. He is currently an ad hoc re-view member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on the Research Grant Review Board.
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