Dr.Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis is emeritus professor of Internal Medicine & Endocrinology and Chairman of the Department of Εndocrinology & Diabetes Hygeia Hospital Athens. She received her MD from Medical School of Athens and her PhD in experimental Endocrinology on the effects of androgens in hypophysectomised rats, from the same University. Her training in Internal Medicine took place in England (1974-1980), and in Endocrinology- Diabetes, Metabolism & Obesity in USA (1980-1986). Her research interests have focused for the last 27 years on clinical, molecular and environmental aspects of metabolic & hormonal abnormalities in obesity Diabetes and Polycystic ovarian syndrome. Recently her scientific interest has included the environmental Endocrinology and specifically on the effects of Endocrine Disruptors in endocrinopathies.
This work, has generated 196 publications with approx.. 27.000 citations, classifying her among the 24 worldwide best Greek scientists and the first Greek woman endocrinologist among them. In 2016,2017&2018 she has received the 1st award of the best teacher in endocrinology in Greece, after undisclosed vote among young trainees endocrinologists in Greece. On 22 nd of May 2017 at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lisbon, the European Society of Endocrinology, has awarded her with the<>for her outstanding contribution in the field of Endocrinolgy and Metabolism ,among 49 candidates from all European endocrinological societies. This year,in Nov 2021 she has been nominated unanimously by the PCOS/Androgen Excess Society<Walter Futterweit Clinical Research Excellence Award>>, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to education, research in androgen excess disorders, including PCOS, over a sustained period of time, through scholarly endeavors, teaching excellence, educational innovation, passionate advocacy, and dedicated service. She is the inspirator and organizer of the monothematic and interactive training , international course: COMBO ENDO, which takes place yearly in Athens Greece.
Prof Diamanti-Kndarakis is the author of several chapters and editor of 20 books of endocrinology.She currently is the editor of the following books under publication: The Applied Endocrinology 2020 in Greek, Environmental endocrinology by Elsevier 2022 and Polycystic ovarian syndrome:Challengies and Controversies, by Elsevier 2021, which are in the publication process.