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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

Research Output 1999 2018

A1C targets should be personalized to maximize benefits while limiting risks

Riddle, M. C., Gerstein, H. C., Holman, R. R., Inzucchi, S. E., Zinman, B., Zoungas, S. & Cefalu, W. T., 1 Jun 2018, In : Diabetes Care. 41, 6, p. 1121-1124 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

Adherence and Persistence among Statin Users Aged 65 Years and Over: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Ofori-Asenso, R., Jakhu, A., Zomer, E., Curtis, A. J., Korhonen, M. J., Nelson, M., Gambhir, M., Tonkin, A., Liew, D. & Zoungas, S., 9 May 2018, In : The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 73, 6, p. 813-819 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Age, age at diagnosis and diabetes duration are all associated with vascular complications in type 2 diabetes

Nanayakkara, N., Ranasinha, S., Gadowski, A., Flack, JR., Heritier, S., Wischer, N., Wong, J. & Zoungas, S., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 32, 3, p. 279-290 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Age-related differences in glycaemic control, cardiovascular disease risk factors and treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional study from the Australian National Diabetes Audit

Nanayakkara, N., Ranasinha, S., Gadowski, A. M., Davis, W. A., Flack, J. R., Wischer, N., Andrikopoulos, S. & Zoungas, S., 1 Aug 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 8, 9 p., e020677.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

Ranji and Amara Wikramanayake Diabetes Award 2016

Sophia Zoungas (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2013 2018

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

Best Practice in Diabetes Centres

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
20 Oct 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

International Audit & Feedback Summit: Leading Change, Toronto, Canada

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
3 May 20184 May 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

ADS GP Diabetes Masterclass

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
16 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference