Chrousos, George

Professor George Chrousos is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Endocrinology, holder of the UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care, Director of the University Research Institute on Maternal and Child Health and Precision Medicine at the NKUA, and Senior Investigator at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens. Professor Chrousos pioneered studies that elucidated the effects of stress on the organism at the behavioral, neuroendocrine, cellular and molecular levels and made seminal observations in the glucocorticoid signaling system of the cell and deciphered some of its key clinical implications. Professor Chrousos’s work has been cited over 157,000 times (H-index192) making him one of the top 100 cited authors (Google Scholar April 2020). He has received numerous major awards, including the Fred Conrad Koch Award, the highest honor of the US Endocrine Society. Professor Chrousos is the Director of the Hellenic American University M.S. in Stress and Health Management Program.

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