Medical School, University of Athens,
Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes, HYGEIA Hospital, Athens, Greece
Dr. Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis is professor of Internal Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism and Chairman of the Endocrine Department of “HYGEIA” Hospitals in Athens.She received her MD from Medical School of Athens and her PhD in experimental Endocrinology on the effects of androgens in hypophysectomised rats, from the same University.
She was trained in Internal Medicine in England (1974-1980), and in Endocrinology- Diabetes, Metabolism & Obesity in USA (1980-1986).
Her research interests have focused for the last 25 years on clinical, molecular and environmental aspects of metabolic & hormonal abnormalities in obesity, Diabetes and Polycystic ovarian syndrome. This work has generated 186 publications and more than 15.000 citations, classifying her among the 24 worldwide best Greek scientists with significant international contribution.
In 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 by undisclosed vote, she has been awarded as the best teacher of endocrinology in Greece.
On 22nd of May 2017 at ECE in Lisbon, the European Society of Endocrinology, honored Dr.Diamanti with the ”HORMONE MEDAL” for her outstanding and Global contribution in the field of Endocrinology.
Dr. Diamanti-Kandarakis has been invited by the international academic community as a speaker and Tutor and has given more than 260 lectures, in Europe, Asia, Africa, North & South America.