November, 2021

202110Nov18:3019:30Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in children and adolescents18:30 - 19:30

Event Details

An Online Event

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 18:30-19:30 (Greece)

Organized by: Institute of Public Health – The American College of Greece


Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in children and adolescents

Evangelia Charmandari
Professor of Pediatric & Adolescents Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
First Department of Pediatrics, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
“Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital


The lecture will be held in Greek.

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Information: +30 210 331 4755

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Bio of the Speaker

Evangelia Charmandari

Evangelia Charmandari

Professor of Pediatrics – Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School ‘Aghia Sophia’ Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece

Evangelia Charmandari graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School as a valedictorian of her class and completed her specialization in General Pediatrics in the UK. She was further subspecialized in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology at the London Centre for Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and University College Hospital in London, UK. She is a certified Pediatrician and Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinologist by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, UK. She obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Pediatrics and a PhD in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, which were both awarded by the University College London (UCL), University of London, London, UK. She subsequently undertook a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Endocrinology and Cellular Biology at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA. She also worked as a Consultant in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology at St. James’ University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK.

In February 2011, Dr. Charmandari joined the faculty of the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece, as an Associate Professor, and became Full Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology in July 2015. She carries out her clinical, research, teaching and administrative work at the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, First Department of Pediatrics, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital in Athens. She is also an Affiliated Investigator and the Scientific Supervisor of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Center for Clinical, Experimental Surgery and Translational Research, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece.

She has 397 publications (131 articles in SCI journals, 10 in non-SCI journal, 1 book, 58 chapters in books, 144 in international conference proceedings, and 53 in national conference proceedings), which have a total impact factor of 800 and received 8330 citations (h-index=44, i10-index: 83). She was awarded the ‘Henning Andersen Prize’ of the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (basic research), as well as several prizes of the Hellenic Endocrine Society, Hellenic Society of Adolescent Medicine and Health Business Awards. She has been an invited speaker in more than 130 National and International Meetings. Finally, she has attracted €2,477,000.00 research funding.