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Biography

Professor Sophia Zoungas is an endocrinologist and a leading clinician scientist and trialist.  She is Head of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and Professor of Diabetes, Vascular Health and Ageing.  Her research focus is on the generation and implementation of evidence for the prevention, screening and management of chronic conditions such as diabetes and its complications of kidney and cardiovascular disease.

Professor Zoungas directs and supports projects and teaching on health care delivery, as well as advises 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 Alfred Health and Monash Health, Victoria where she provides inpatient and outpatient services.

External positions

Immediate Past President, Australian Diabetes Society

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

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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1 Citation (Scopus)

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

ADS GP Diabetes Masterclass

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
16 Jun 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

Best Practice in Diabetes Centres

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)
20 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference