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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Immediate Past President, Australian Diabetes Society Limited (trading as Diabetes Feet Australia)

Clinical Director, Australian Diabetes Society Limited (trading as Diabetes Feet Australia)

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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