Brief curriculum vitae

Dr. Maria Pavlatou is an Endocrinologist – Diabetologist with extensive postgraduate training in the USA and comprehensive professional experience at the world’s leading research hospital National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other world-class hospitals in the USA and England.

In 2001 she graduated from the Medical School of the Democritus University of Thrace, and in 2008 she became a Doctor of Medicine of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

She was trained through a US government scholarship and worked alongside leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Perinatology Research Branch of NICHD/NIH at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Subsequently, she was awarded the UEMS European Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise Fellowship and worked as Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine for the National Health Service (NHS) in England at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and the Freeman Hospital & General Hospital (Newcastle Hospitals), William Harvey Hospital (East Kent) and James Cook University Hospital (Middlesbrough).

In 2018 she received a tenure offer to the post of Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine at St. James’s University Hospital (Leeds) and in 2019 she decided to return and offer her services in Greece.

Since 2019, she has been Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Athens Medical Center.

Her goal is to practice of modern, evidence-based medicine, in order to help Greece to adopt and implement the latest developments and most advanced scientific knowledge in Endocrinology.

2020
European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Award, Section and Board of Endocrinology “Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise” EU.

Endocrinology Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary & Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, National Health Service (NHS), England

Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, NHS, UK

Endocrinology Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Freeman Hospital & General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, National Health Service (NHS), England

Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine, East Kent University Hospitals NHS, UK

Endocrinology Unit, William Harvey Hospital, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, National Health Service (NHS), England.

Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine, South Tees Hospitals, NHS, UK

Endocrinology Unit, James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, National Health Service (NHS), England.

Postdoctoral Fellow with Clinical Privileges, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

Clinical & Research Residency Program in Adult & Reproductive Endocrinology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD/NIH), Section on Medical Neuroendocrinology, Developmental Endocrine Oncology & Genetics, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD/NIH), Clinical Neuroendocrinology Branch, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH/NIH), Department of Laboratory Medicine, Special Chemistry Laboratory & Mass Spectrometry, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

Research Associate, Wayne State University, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

2012-2013: Perinatal Research & Obstetrics Program, Perinatology Research Branch, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD/NIH), Hutzel Women’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

PhD Thesis, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, EKPA

“The Adrenal Axis in Diabetes Mellitus”, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School

Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Athens Medical Center

Neuroendocrinology-Neuroendocrine and Endocrine Tumours, Gynaecological Endocrinology-Pregnancy Endocrinology and Diabetes, Transitional Endocrinology, Athens Medical Centre