Education & Academic Qualifications

Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Medical School University of Athens


  • Degree of Medical School, University of Athens
  • Training in Internal Medicine, England (1974-1980)
  • Training in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, USA (1980-1986)

Doctoral thesis

“Effects of androgens in hypophysectomised rats”, Medical School of Athens

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Hellenic Endocrine Society
  • European Endocrine Society

Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Nature Reviews of Endocrinology
  • European Journal of Endocrinology
  • Clinical Endocrinology
  • Hormones

Work Experience

  • Internal Medicine Consultant , London (1979-1980)
  • Lecturer of Louisiana University, New Orleans, USA (1984-1986)
  • Endocrinology Consultant, Gennimatas Hospital of Athens (1987-1992)
  • Professor of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology in Laiko Hospital (1992-03/2009)
  • Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Sotiria University Hospital (03/2009-07/2014)
  • Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Euroclinic, Athens (12/2014-06/2017)

Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Metabolism
  • Diabetes
  • Female reproduction

Research Interest:

  • Clinical, molecular and environmental aspects of metabolic & hormonal abnormalities in obesity Diabetes and Polycystic ovarian syndrome.
  • Head of the organizing committee of the annual «Combo- Endocrinology» course

Honors & Awards

  • 1st award of the best teacher in endocrinology in Greece, after undisclosed vote of all young endocrinologists in Greece (2016 and 2017)
  • “HORMONE MEDAL of European Endocrinological Societies” from the Euro-pean Endocrine Society for her outstanding contribution in the field of Endo-crinolgy and Metabolism, among 49 candidates from all European endocrino-logical societies.
  • Ranked among the 27 worldwide best Greek scientists and the first Greek woman endocrinologist among them


  • “Applied Endocrinology”, Paschalidis Publications 2009
  • “Insulin Resistance and PCOS”, HUMANA PRESS, 2007
  • “Diagnosis and treatment of PCOS”, Springer, 2008
  • “Diabetes and Insulin resistance syndromes”, Springer, 2010
  • “Endocrine disruptors and Puberty”, Springer, 2012
  • “Contemporary Endocrinology”, Springer, 2013
  • “Pathophysiology and treatment of PCOS”, Karger 2013
  • “Endocrine disruptors as a cause of diseases” Springer, 2015

Recent Publications

  • 187 papers in bibliography
  • Over 15000 citations