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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

2020 National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

Elliott, J., Green, S., Craig, J. C., Zoungas, S., Buchbinder, R., Wells, L., Tendal, B., Vogel, J., Norris, S., Turner, T., Tate, R., Leder, K., Wark, P. A. B., McGloughlin, S., Morgan, M., McDonald, S., McKenzie, J., McGowan, S., Mitchell, J. A., Tong, A. & Gurry, S.

15/05/2030/06/21

Project: Research

Living Evidence - To Establish a National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

Elliott, J., Green, S., Zoungas, S., Buchbinder, R., Craig, J. C., McGowan, S., Tendal, B., Tate, R., Turner, T., McDonald, S. & Murano, M.

25/03/2031/12/20

Project: Research

National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce

Elliott, J., Green, S., Zoungas, S., Buchbinder, R., Craig, J. C., McGowan, S., Tendal, B., Tate, R., Turner, T., McDonald, S. & Murano, M.

25/03/201/04/21

Project: Research

Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

Zoungas, S., McNeil, J., Tonkin, A., Wolfe, R., Nelson, M. R., 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

Breathing life into Australian diabetes clinical guidelines

White, H., Tendal, B., Elliott, J., Turner, T., Andrikopoulos, S. & Zoungas, S., 6 Apr 2020, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 212, 6, p. 250-251.e1 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Development, relative validity and reproducibility of the Aus-SDS (Australian short dietary screener) in adults aged 70 years and above

Gadowski, A. M., McCaffrey, T. A., Heritier, S., Curtis, A. J., Nanayakkara, N., Zoungas, S. & Owen, A. J., 15 May 2020, In : Nutrients. 12, 5, 13 p., 1436.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Health economic evaluation of screening and treating children with familial hypercholesterolemia early in life: Many happy returns on investment?

Ademi, Z., Norman, R., Pang, J., Liew, D., Zoungas, S., Sijbrands, E., Ference, B. A., Wiegman, A. & Watts, G. F., 20 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Atherosclerosis. 304, 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Health-related quality of life among patients with comorbid diabetes and kidney disease attending a codesigned integrated model of care: A longitudinal study

Zimbudzi, E., Lo, C., Ranasinha, S., Teede, H., Usherwood, T., Polkinghorne, K. R., Fulcher, G., Gallagher, M., Jan, S., Cass, A., Walker, R., Russell, G., Johnson, G., Kerr, P. G. & Zoungas, S., 6 Jan 2020, In : BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 8, 1, 8 p., e000842.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Prizes

Ranji and Amara Wikramanayake Diabetes Award 2016

Zoungas, Sophia (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

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

5th International 4 Corners of Cardiology Meeting 2020

Sophia Zoungas (Invited speaker)

7 Feb 20208 Feb 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Eli Lilly and Company (External organisation)

Sophia Zoungas (Member)

31 May 201928 Mar 2021

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

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