George P. Chrousos

Medical School Athens

George P. Chrousos, MD, ScD born in Patras, Greece is a Greek-American pediatrician, endocrinologist, neurobiologist and one of the world\'s foremost medical clinical researchers. He serves as Professor of Pediatrics and Endocrinology and Chairman of the First Department of Pediatrics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece. He currently also holds the UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care at the University of Athens. He is one of the 250 most cited scientists internationally (ISI highly cited), included not only in the list of Clinical Medicine, but also in that of Biology and Biochemistry, and the highest cited clinical pediatrician or endocrinologist in the world. Prof. Chrousos is intimately familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of both US and European biomedical science. He has an unwavering commitment to promote and nurture the international leadership and excellence of research in Developmental Biology, Human Growth and Development, Pediatrics, Reproductive Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Family and Disabilities Research.