Prof. Evangelia Charmandari
Professor Evangelia Charmandari MD, MSc, PhD, MRCP(UK), CCST(UK) graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School and completed her specialization in General Pediatrics in the UK. She was further subspecialized in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology and is a certified Pediatrician and Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinologist by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London. She also obtained an MSc in Clinical Pediatrics and a PhD in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, from the University of London.
Professor Charmandari is a Full Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology. 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.
Professor Charmandari has more than 105 articles in SCI journals and a total of 314 publications, and has been an invited speaker in more than 200 National and International Meetings. 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. Due to her extensive clinical and research expertise in the field of childhood obesity, Professor Charmandari is the Scientific Supervisor of the BigO project.