Prof Sophia Zoungas

Professor Sophia Zoungas (MBBS FRACP PhD) is an academic endocrinologist with a national and international reputation as a clinician researcher in the fields of diabetes and cardiovascular health.
Professor Zoungas holds the Chair of Diabetes, Vascular Health and Ageing and is Head, Division of Metabolism, Ageing and Genomics, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. In this capacity she directs and supports projects and teaching on diabetes, cardiovascular health, ageing and health care delivery, as well as advises on clinical epidemiological methods and trial design/conduct/reporting.
Prof Zoungas has produced new large-scale evidence through her publications (total 164 publications, 69 first/senior author, 125 original research papers, 22 invited reviews/editorials, 12 book chapters/commissioned reports and 5 letters) and contributed to the improved understanding of her fields of expertise.
Professor Zoungas is a senior staff specialist in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Monash Health, Victoria where she provides inpatient and outpatient services.
Professor Zoungas is current President of the Australian Diabetes Society, Board Director of Diabetes Australia and Clinical Director of the National Association of Diabetes Centres.