Catalina Poiana, MD, PhD, FACE

International Endocrinology Award

Dr. Poiana is currently Professor of Endocrinology, Head of the C.I. Parhon Department of Endocrinology at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy (UMPh), Head of the Department of Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Diseases of the National Institute of Endocrinology C.I. Parhon, and President of the College of Physicians in Bucharest, Romania.

She received her medical degree (1984) and her PhD (1998) from “Carol Davila” UMPh. Since 2005, Dr. Poiana has been a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE); Associate Professor for MANOSMED; NAMS Menopause Practitioner in 2008; Full Faculty for the International Courses of Clinical Densitometry organized by ISCD since 2006, and more recently, for IOF-ISCD International Course Osteoporosis: Essentials of Densitometry, Diagnosis and Management. In 2009, she received the“John Bilezikian’s ISCD Global Leadership Award”for distinguished service and leadership in the global promotion of the field of bone densitometry and ISCD.

Her research interest covers areas such as osteoporosis, menopause, aging and endocrine tumors. Dr. Poiana was acting Principal Investigator in many RCT, Project Assistant for “The European Research Area in Aging” ERA-AGE, FP6, and as Person-in-Charge of Scientific and Technological Aspects for ”ERA-AGE Extension” and ”FUTURAGE”, FP 7.

She has more than 25 years of expertise in the field of medical education and research and has authored and co-authored more than 250 publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of the Editorial Board ofActa Endocrinologica,the international journal of the Romanian Society of Endocrinology and of theJournal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism.

Dr. Poiana is Prime-Vice-President of the Romanian Society of Endocrinology, and founder and Vice-President of the Romanian Association for the Study of Neuroendocrine Tumours, as well as a member in good standing in many international scientific societies such as the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and a member of ESE Congress Committee since 2015, Endocrine Society, European Neuroendocrine Tumors Society, IOF, a member of the ISCD since 2000, a member of the International Board between 2006 -2011 and a member of the ISCD Board of Directors between 2011-2014.

A member of AACE since 2003, Dr. Poiana served as a member of the AACE International Committee 2011-2012 Association year, and as President of the Romanian AACE Chapter in 2011, and was reelected in 2015. She organized the first regional AACE International Chapters' Meeting in October 2015 in Bucharest. She received the ”Certificate of Recognition” for service and dedication with the development of the Romanian Chapter of AACE at the AACE Annual Congress in 2012 and 2015.