George P. Chrousos#


DEGREES:
  • M.D., Athens University, Faculty of Medicine, Athens, Greece, 1975
  • Sc.D., Athens University, Athens, Greece, 1977
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Liege University, Liege, Belgium, 2003
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Universita Politechnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, 2006
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Patras, Patras, Greece, 2011

CURRENT POSITION:
  • Professor and Chairman, First Department of Pediatrics (2001- ), Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
  • Holder, UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care (2010- ), Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece

FORMER POSITIONS HELD:

Senior Investigator
Developmental Endocrinology Branch (1981 - 1989)
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology Section
Developmental Endocrinology Branch (1989 - 1999)
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Chief, Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch (1999-2001),
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Senior Investigator (part-time) and Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Pediatric and Reproductive Endocrinology Branch (2002-2004) and Reproductive Biology and Medicine Branch (2005- ), National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

Holder, John Kluge Chair in Technology and Society (2011), Library of Congress, Washington DC

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING 1975-1980
  1. 1975-1976 Research Fellow, Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunology, Athens University, Athens, Greece.
  2. 1975-1976 Resident, First Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University, Faculty of Medicine, Athens, Greece.
  3. 1976-1978 Resident, Department of Pediatrics, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY.
  4. 1978-1981 Clinical Associate, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
  1. 1975 License to practice Medicine in Athens, Greece
  2. 1975 Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG); Standard Certificate.
  3. 1977 Federation of State Licensure Examination (FLEX). License to practice in Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia.
  4. 1980 American Board of Pediatrics
  5. 1980 American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology
  6. 1980 Greek Board of Pediatrics
  7. 1981 Greek Board of Endocrinology

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
  • Director, NICHD/Georgetown University ACGME-accredited Training Program in Pediatric Endocrinology (1988-2002)
  • Chairman, Medicine and Physiology Department, Foundation for the Advanced Education in the Sciences at the National Institutes of Health (1990-2002)
  • Chairman, Selection Committee and General Director, Biomedical Research Foundation (IIBEAA), Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece (on sabbatical leave 2001-2002)
  • Director, Division of Maternal and Child Health, and Member, Board of Directors, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece (2004-2005, 2007- 2009)
  • Director, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Evgenidion Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece (2005- date)
  • Senior Scientist and Director, Clinical Research Center, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (IIBEAA), Athens, Greece (2008-)
  • Director, A’ Sector of Medicine, Aghia Sophia Children’s Hospital, National Health Service (2009- )
  • Vice President, National Council on Research and Technology, Ministry of Education, Greece (2010- )

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS
  • 1969-1975 "Scholarship of Excellence" awarded by the State Scholarship Institution, Ministry of Education, Greek Government.
  • 1972-1975 Scholarship "A. Papadakis", Athens University, Athens, Greece.
  • 1975 M.D. Degree summa cum laude, Athens, University, Faculty of Medicine, Athens, Greece.
  • 1977 Doctorate Diploma, "Excellent." Athens University, Athens, Greece.
  • 1981-1983 Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • 1983-1985 Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • 1985-Date Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987 June The "Richard E. Weitzman Memorial Award," awarded by the U.S. Endocrine Society "for outstanding research achievements in the fields of endocrinology and metabolism".
  • 1990-Date Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, D.C.
  • 1990 Expert Testimony to 101st US Congress
  • 991 May The "Galen Award", Hellenic American Society for the Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.
  • 1991 July Honorary Faculty, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1992 June Superior Service Award, U.S. Public Health Service, "for pioneering studies on the regulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis function, leading to new insights into the pathophysiology of adrenal diseases and novel diagnostic strategies".
  • 1993 October Honorary Faculty, Parma University, Parma, Italy
  • 1997 June The 1997 Endocrine Society Clinical Investigator Award, “for major achievements in clinical investigation”.
  • 1997 July The 1997 Hans Selye Award, Hans Selye Foundation, Montreal, Canada, “for outstanding contributions to stress research.”
  • 1999 June First Prize, 1999 Pharmacia-Upjohn International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research awarded by the US Endocrine Society.
  • 1999 June Professor of Pediatrics, Athens University Medical School (elected)
  • 1999 October The 1999 Novera Herbert Spector Award, International Society for Neuroimmunomodulation, Lugano, Switzerland “for significant contributions in both leadership and research in neuroimmunomodulaton.”
  • 1999 October Certificate of Commendation, American Academy of Pediatrics “for important contributions made to the mission and goals of the Academy and to the children.”
  • 2000 Sept. The 2000 Henning Andersen Prize, European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2000 Nov. Mastership Award, American College of Endocrinology, “for distinction as a role model and as a contributor to the Art and Science of Endocrinology.”
  • 2001 August Certificate of Recognition, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Teachers and Students Internship Program, Bethesda MD
  • 2001 Nov. ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Clinical Medicine, ISI, Philadelphia, Pa. http://www.ISIhighlycited.com
  • 2001 Nov. Fellow, Japan Health Sciences Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2002 April Clinical Endocrinology Trust Professor 2002, Sir Edward Sharpey-Schafer Medal, British Endocrine Societies, for “major contributions to Endocrinology and Metabolism”
  • 2003 March Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
  • 2004 July Lifetime Achievement Award, International Society for Psycho-Neuro-Endocrinology, Glasgow, UK for “outstanding scholarship and path-breaking contributions to Psychoneuroendocrinology”.
  • 2004 Dec Distinguished Physician Award, Hellenic Medical Society of New York
  • 2005 April Mastership Award, American College of Physicians (MACP), “for significant contributions to the Art and Science of Medicine”
  • 2006 May Doctor Honoris Causa, Universita Politechnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
  • 2006 June ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Biochemistry and Biology, ISI, Philadelphia, Pa. http://www.ISIhighlycited.com
  • 2006 Dec The 2006 Gentle Giant Award, Pituitary Network Association, Rancho Mirage, Ca. “for exceptional services above and beyond in the study of pituitary diseases”
  • 2007 April The 2007 Henning Andersen Prize, European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2007 June Symposium on Cortisol Secretion Abnormalities Honoring Dr. George P. Chrousos Horm Metab Res. 2007 Jun; 39(6): 401-3.
  • 2007 Honorary Member, American Pediaric Society
  • 2008 May 2008 Geoffrey Harris Prize in Neuroendocrinology, European Society of Endocrinology, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008 May Honorary Fellow (FRCP), Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  • 2008 Distinguished Visiting Scientist, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • 2010 Distinguished Visiting Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, S. Arabia
  • 2010 UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care
  • 2010 Member, Institute of Medicine, The National Academies, Washington, DC
  • 2010 Member, Academia Europaea (European Academy of Humanities, Letters and Sciences), London, UK
  • 2011Kluge Chair in Technology and Society, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • 2011 Aristeion Bodossaki Prize, Bodossaki Foundation, Athens, Greece
  • 2011 Constantine Moiras Award, Academy of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • 2011 Personality of the Year Award, UNICEF Greek National Committee, Athens, Greece
  • 2011 Nov "Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
  • 2011 Distinguished Adjunct Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, S. Arabia

SELECTED NAMED LECTURES
  • 1989 Beth Israel Seminar in Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA;
  • 1989 Israel Macher Memorial Lecture, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY;
  • 1990 Christos Choremis Memorial Lecture, Hellenic Pediatric Society Annual Meeting, Thessaloniki, Greece;
  • 1991 Ira Rosenthal Lecture in Pediatrics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL;
  • 994 Beth Israel Seminar in Medicine, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA;
  • 1994 Millie Schembechler Memorial Conference on Adrenal Cancer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI;
  • 1995 Mark Dodge Memorial Lecture, University of Kansas and University of Missouri at Kansas City, MO;
  • 1996 Robert Vine Memorial Lecture, Australasian Pediatric Endocrinology Group Annual Meeting, Adelaide, Australia;
  • 1997 Clinical Investigator Lecture, Endocrine Society, Minneapolis, MN;
  • 1997 Hans Selye Memorial Lecture, International Congress of Stress, Budapest, Hungary;
  • 1997 The J. Lester Gabrilove Lecture, Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, NY,
  • 1998 The Novum Lecture, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden,
  • 1998 The 1998 Dennis Ikkos Memorial Lecture, Hellenic Endocrine Society, Athens, Greece.
  • 1999 The 1999 Novera Herbert Spector Lecture, Fourth International Congress of the International Society for Neuroimmunomodulation, Lugano, Switzerland.
  • 1999 The 1999 Novartis Lecture, Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Ottawa, Canada
  • 2000 The 2000 Nicholas Zervas Distinguished Lecture in Neuroendocrinology, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 2001 The 2001 George Merikas Memorial Lecture in Medicine, The University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece
  • 2001 Commencement Address, The University of Patras Medical School, Patras, Greece
  • 2002 The 2002 Visiting Professor Lecture, British Endocrine Societies, Harrogate, England
  • 2002 The 2002 Keith Harrison Memorial Lecture, The Endocrine Society of Australia, Adelaide, Australia
  • 2003 The 2003 Dennis Ikkos Memorial Lecture, Hellenic Endocrine Society, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2003 Distinguished Lecturer in Stress Biology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2006 The 2006 Dennis Ikkos Memorial Lecture, Hellenic Endocrine Society, Athens, Greece
  • 2007 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture on “Stress, Inflammation and Well-being”, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2007 Megaron plus lecture on “Genes, Brain, Stress, and Evolution”, Athens, Greece
  • 2008 The 2008 Goeffrey Harris Lecture, European Society of Endocrinology, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008 The 2008 Karolinska Annual Clinical Science Lecture, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2009 The 2009 Mortimer B. Lipsett Memorial Lecture, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 2010 The 2010 Philip Hench Memorial Lecture, American College of Rheumatology, Atlanta, GA
  • 2012 The 2012 Albert Struyvenberg Lecture, European Society of Clinical Investigation, Budapest, Hungary

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (Elected 1989)
  • Association of American Physicians (Inducted 1995)
  • The Society for Pediatric Research (Elected 1985)
  • The American Pediatric Society (Elected 1992)
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Lawson Wilkins Society for Pediatric Endocrinology
  • The Society for Neuroscience
  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)
  • American College of Physicians (Fellow, elected Master 2004)
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • American Diabetes Association
  • International Brain Research Organization
  • International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Molecular Medicine Society (Fellow)
  • European Society for Clinical Investigation (Elected 1995)
  • American College of Endocrinology (Fellow; Master, Elected 2000)
  • European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (Corresponding Member, Elected 1997)
  • Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology and Metabolism (1998-2002)
  • Founding Member and Member of the Board, Association for Patient-Oriented Research (1999- 2002)
  • Fellow, The World Innovation Foundation (2004-)
  • Member of the Council, European Society for Clinical Investigation (2005-2008)
  • Member, MEDINE, Medical Education in Europe (2005-2007)
  • President, Hellenic Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (2006-)
  • President, Hellenic College of Pediatrics (2006-)
  • President, European Society for Clinical Investigation (2008-2011)
  • European Academy of Pediatrics (2009-)
  • Member of the Council, European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (2012-)

MEMBERSHIP IN COMMITTEES - EDITORIAL BOARDS-SOCIETY BOARDS
  • Medical Record Committee (Chairman), Clinical Center, NIH (1990-1997)
  • Pediatric Care Committee, Clinical Center, NIH
  • Clinical Research Review Board, NICHD, NIH
  • NIH Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • Memorial Endowment Committee, Mortimer B. Lipsett Memorial Fund, The Endocrine Society, Bethesda, Maryland (1984)
  • Education Committee, The Endocrine Society, Bethesda, MD (1990-1993)
  • Editorial Board, Neuro-Endocrin-Immunology (1987-1990)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (1992-1995)
  • Editorial Board, NeuroImmunoModulation (1993-2002)
  • Fogarty International Scholars Advisory Panel (1994-present)
  • Editorial Board, Hellenic Medical Journal (1995-present)
  • Consultant, Task Force on SES and Health (1995) and Mind-Body Network (1997, 2001), John and Catherine McArthur Foundation
  • Editorial Board, Endocrinology and Metabolism (1995-1998)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Hormone and Fertility Research, University of Hamburg, Germany (1995-present)
  • Editorial Board, Stress (1995-present)
  • Board of Directors, Second World Congress on Stress, Melbourne, Australia 1998
  • Editorial Review Panel, "Panic, Anxiety, and Stress Disorders" (C.E. Koop, Chairman), Time Life Medical (1995-1997)
  • Editorial Board, Molecular Psychiatry (1995-present)
  • International Advisory Board, Arquivos Brasileiros de Endocrinologia e Metabologia (1996-present)
  • Editorial Board, Metabolism, Clinical and Experimental (1996-present)
  • Editorial Board, Endocrinology (1997- 2000)
  • Medical Advisory Board, Cushing's Support and Research Foundation, Inc. (1996-Present)
  • Public Health/Governmental Affairs Committee (Co-Chair), Pituitary Tumor Network Association (1995-Present)
  • Scientific Advisory Board (Co-Chair), National Adrenal Diseases Foundation, Inc. (1996-Present)
  • Practice Guidelines Subcommittee, American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (1997-Present)
  • Editorial Board, Endocrine (1997- )
  • Committee on Classification of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptors, International Union of *Pharmacology (NC-IUPHAR) (1996-1998)
  • Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Interest Group at the National Institutes of Health, Co-Chair (1997- )
  • Advisory Council, Klinefelter Syndrome Association of Canada (1998 - )
  • Editorial Board, Experimental and Clinical Rheumatology (1998 - )
  • Editorial Board, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism (1998 - )
  • Editorial Board, Iatriki (1998 - 2000)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (1999 - 2002)
  • Board of Directors, International Society for the Investigation of Stress (1999- )
  • Editorial Board, Encyclopedia of Endocrine Disorders, Academic Press (1999- )
  • Editorial Board, Endocrine Practice (1999- )
  • Expert Consultant, Workgroup on Stress and Pre-Term Delivery, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA. (1999- )
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Life Sciences Standing Panel, Chair (12/1/1999-11/30/2002)
  • Editorial Board, Current Drug Targets-Immune, Endocrine Metabolic Disorders (CDT-IEMD), (2000- )
  • Editor-in-Chief, On-line Textbook, Pediatric Endocrinology, www.eMedicine.com
  • Associate Editor, On-line Textbook, Endocrinology and Metabolism, www.endotext.org
  • Special Advisory Committee (Member), Endocrine Journal, The Japan Endocrine Society (2000- )
  • Editorial Board, Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (2000- )
  • Board of Directors, Pituitary Network Association (2000- )
  • Associate Editor, Hormones, Greek Endocrine Society (2001- )
  • Vice President, Hellenic Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (2001-2006)
  • President, International Society for NeuroImmunoModulation (2002-2005)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Endocrinological Investigation (2002- )
  • International Board, The National Institute of Stress Evaluation and Management (2002- )
  • Editor-in-Chief, Neuroimmunomodulation (2002- 2006)
  • Endocrinology Consultant, Stedman’s Medical Dictionary (2002- )
  • Advisory Committee on Science and Technology, Greek Orthodox Archidiocese of America (2002- )
  • Consensus Statement, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society and *European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, Boston (2002)
  • Board of Counselors, The Suffering Child (2003-) (www.thesufferingchild.net)
  • Consensus Statement on Cushing Syndrome (2002), International Symposium on Cushing Syndrome, Ancona, Italy
  • Consensus Statement on Adrenocortical Carcinoma (2003), International Schembechler Conference on *Adrenocortical Carcinoma, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Scientific American, Greek Edition, Scientific Advisory Board (2003- )
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Research Center of Intensive and Thoracic Medicine, Athens, Greece (2003-)
  • Metabolism Network, Society for Women’s Health, Washington, DC (2003-)
  • Associate Editor, The Encyclopedia of Stress (2004-)
  • Associate Editor, Adolescent Gynecology, Reproduction and Menopause (2004- )
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Medicine (2005- )
  • Editorial Board, Gender Medicine (2005-)
  • Adrenal Insufficiency Task Force, American College of Critical Care Medicine (2005-2007)
  • Editorial Board, The Journal of Neuroendocrinology (2007-)
  • Consensus Statement on Use of LHRH Analogs (2008), Lawson Wilkins and ESPE, Milan, Italy
  • Consensus Statement on Use in Critical Illness-Related Cortisol Insufficiency (CIRCI) (2008), European *Society Critical and Intensive Care Medicine (ESCIM) and European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), Florence, Italy
  • Editorial Board, BMC Medicine, London, UK (2008- )
  • Editorial Board, Obesity Facts: The European Journal of Obesity, Basel, Switzerland (2008- )
  • Editorial Board, European Journal of Clinical Investigation, Ioannina, Greece (2009- )
  • Editorial Board, Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Springer, New York (2010- )
  • Editorial Board, Endocrine, Springer, New York, NY, USA (2010-)
  • Editorial Board, Translational Psychiatry, Nature Group, Canberra, Australia (2011-)
  • International Editorial Board, The American Journal of Medicine, USA (2011- )
  • Board of Directors, Seleni House Foundation, Inc, New York, NY, USA (2011-)
  • Scientific Council, Maria Tsakos Foundation-International Center for Maritime Research and Tradition, NGO, Greece (2012-)
  • Reviewing Editor, Science Signaling, American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA (2012-)
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Nature Rev Endocrinol, Nature Publications, UK and USA (2012-)

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