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Biography

Professor Sophia Zoungas is an academic endocrinologist with a national and international reputation as a clinical researcher in the fields of diabetes and vascular risk. In this capacity she directs and supports projects on diabetes, cardiovascular health, kidney health and health care delivery, as well as advise on clinical epidemiological methods and trial design/conduct/reporting.

 

Clinical activities

Prof Zoungas' current clinical appointment is as a senior staff specialist in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and Kingston Centre, Monash Health, Victoria where she leads provision and development of ambulatory diabetes services.

External positions

President, Australian Diabetes Society

Director, Board, Diabetes Australia

Clinical Director, National Association of Diabetes Centres

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Projects 2002 2023

Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

Zoungas, S., McNeil, J., Tonkin, A., Wolfe, R., Nelson, M., Reid, C. M., Poulter, N. R., van der Velde, N., Stewart, R. A. H., Liew, D., Abhayaratna, W., Beilin, L. J., Curtis, A., Langham, R., Liew, D., Storey, E. & Ward, S. A.

1/01/1931/12/23

Project: Research

Research Output 1999 2019

Acute Increases in Serum Creatinine After Starting Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Based Therapy and Effects of its Continuation on Major Clinical Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Ohkuma, T., Jun, M., Rodgers, A., Cooper, M. E., Glasziou, P., Hamet, P., Harrap, S., Mancia, G., Marre, M., Neal, B., Perkovic, V., Poulter, N., Williams, B., Zoungas, S., Chalmers, J., Woodward, M. & on behalf of the ADVANCE Collaborative Group, 1 Jan 2019, In : Hypertension. 73, 1, p. 84-91 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Combination of Changes in Estimated GFR and Albuminuria and the Risk of Major Clinical Outcomes

Ohkuma, T., Jun, M., Chalmers, J., Cooper, M. E., Hamet, P., Harrap, S., Zoungas, S., Perkovic, V., Woodward, M. & on behalf of the ADVANCE Collaborative Group, 7 Jun 2019, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 14, 6, p. 862-872 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cost-effectiveness of first-line versus delayed use of combination dapagliflozin and metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes

Chin, K. L., Ofori-Asenso, R., Si, S., Hird, T. R., Magliano, D. J., Zoungas, S. & Liew, D., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 9 p., 3256.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Impact of different glycaemic treatment targets on pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes

Abell, S. K., Boyle, J. A., Earnest, A., England, P., Nankervis, A., Ranasinha, S., Soldatos, G., Wallace, E. M., Zoungas, S. & Teede, H. J., Feb 2019, In : Diabetic Medicine. 36, 2, p. 177-183 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Outcomes of people with severe hypoglycaemia requiring prehospital emergency medical services management: a prospective study

Villani, M., Earnest, A., Smith, K., Giannopoulos, D., Soldatos, G., de Courten, B. & Zoungas, S., 1 Oct 2019, In : Diabetologia. 62, 10, p. 1868-1879 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Ranji and Amara Wikramanayake Diabetes Award 2016

Sophia Zoungas (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2013 2019

  • 32 Contribution to conference
  • 3 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 3 Consultancy

Eli Lilly and Company (External organisation)

Sophia Zoungas (Member)
31 May 201928 Mar 2021

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsConsultancy

Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit

Sophia Zoungas (Session chair)
19 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Best Practice in Diabetes Centres

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
20 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

South West Sydney Diabetes Obesity Metabolism Translational Research Unit Conference

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
16 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Diabetes Society (External organisation)

Sophia Zoungas (Chair/Co-Chair), Sally Elizabeth Green (Contributor), Julian Elliott (Contributor), Sofianos Andrikopoulos (Contributor)
15 May 2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsConsultancy