Meeting Speakers

  •  Dr. Baruch Itzhak, Israel | Meeting Chairperson

    Dr. Baruch Itzhak, Israel | Meeting Chairperson

    Dr. Baruch Itzhak is a specialist in Family Medicine and Diabetologist  at Clalit Health Services; Haifa district; Israel.  He  was graduated for medicine at Tel-Aviv university in 1986. He received his medical degree of Family Medicine at  the Technion faculty of medicine, Haifa in 1994.
  • Prof. Itamar Raz, Israel | Meeting Chairperson

    Prof. Itamar Raz, Israel | Meeting Chairperson

    Prof. Raz holds an MD from Hadassah Medical School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he is a professor of Internal Medicine and the Director Emeritus of the Diabetes Unit at Hadassah University Hospital.
  •  Dr. Antonio Ceriello, Italy | D&CVD PRESIDENT

    Dr. Antonio Ceriello, Italy | D&CVD PRESIDENT

    After earning his medical degree and specialty degree in diabetology and metabolic diseases at the University of Naples, Prof. Antonio Ceriello went on to hold a number of important research and professorship positions at prestigious scientific and academic institutions located in continental Europe, the U.S. and the U.K., such as the University of Udine, Oklahoma City University and the University of Warwick
  • Prof. Oliver Schnell, Germany | D&CVD TREASURER

    Prof. Oliver Schnell, Germany | D&CVD TREASURER

    Oliver Schnell is a Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and at the Forschergruppe Diabetes e.V. Munich. He has received multiple national and international scientific awards and is also member of several guideline committees.
  •  Prof. Eberhard Standl, Germany | D&CVD VICE-PRESIDENT

    Prof. Eberhard Standl, Germany | D&CVD VICE-PRESIDENT

    Dr. Eberhard Standl is a Professor of Medicine, specializing in endocrinology and angiology, at the Munich Diabetes Research Group e.V. at Helmholtz Centre. Dr. Standl's principal areas of research include diabetology, action and degradation of insulin and epidemiology of cardiovascular diabetic complications. 
  • Dr. Agostino Consoli, Italy

    Dr. Agostino Consoli, Italy

    Prof.  Consoli is Professor of  Endocrinology at the University “G. d’Annunzio” School of Medicine in Chieti, Italy. Prof. Consoli received his M.D. degree from the University of Chieti, Italy (Summa cum laude).
  • Prof. Francesco Cosentino, Sweden

    Prof. Francesco Cosentino, Sweden

    Prof. Francesco Cosentino obtained his MD degree in 1987 and specialty training in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Rome. In 1991 moved to Mayo Clinic & Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA for a Cardiovascular Fellowship. 
  • Dr. Dror Dicker, Israel

    Dr. Dror Dicker, Israel

    Dror Dicker is Head of Department of Internal Medicine D and the Obesity Clinic at Hasharon Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University, Israel. He has previously served as the president  of the Israel Association of Internal Medicine, and since 2016 has been President of the Israeli Association of the Study of Obesity. Dr Dicker was also recently appointed as Co-Chair of the Obesity Management Task Force of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). 
  • Dr. Roy Eldor, Israel

    Dr. Roy Eldor, Israel

    Endocrinologist, internist and researcher with over twenty years of clinical, academic and scientific experience. Recognized expert, with over 40 peer reviewed papers and book chapters and invited speaker in international meetings. 
  • Prof. Markolf G. Hanefeld, Germany

    Prof. Markolf G. Hanefeld, Germany

    Present Positions: Senior Director Centre Metabolic-Vascular Medicine, GWT, TUD
    Consultant: Medical Clinic III, Medical Faculty, TU Dresden

  • Prof. Philip Home, UK

    Prof. Philip Home, UK

    Philip Home trained in medicine at Oxford University and Guy's Hospital, coming under the influence of Harry Keen, and thus gravitating into diabetes research. Continuing this research career in Newcastle upon Tyne, initially under the guidance of George Alberti, he has published over 390 papers, books and reviews on aspects of diabetes, from basic studies on metabolism to RCTs of new therapies, and aspects of the organization and delivery of diabetes health-care.
  • Prof. Chaim Lotan, Israel

    Prof. Chaim Lotan, Israel

    Professor Chaim Lotan is the Director of the Cardiovascular Division of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center. 
    He founded the Israeli Working Group for Interventional Cardiology, was for many years chairman of the Israeli Ministry of Health Committee for Certification & Licensing of Coronary Stents, and served as President of the Israel Heart Society 2011- 2013.
  • Prof. Zvonko Milicevic, Austria

    Prof. Zvonko Milicevic, Austria

    Zvonko Milicevic, M.D., Ph. D., is a senior medical fellow at Eli Lilly&Co involved in clinical drug development research. Before joining Lilly in 1998, he was the head of the Department for metabolic diseases, Institute of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Zagreb, Croatia. 
  • Prof. Klaus Parhofer, Germany

    Prof. Klaus Parhofer, Germany

    Klaus Parhofer is a Professor of Metabolism and Endocrinology at the Medical Department of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, a position he has held since 2003. 
  • Dr. Dario Rahelic, Croatia

    Dr. Dario Rahelic, Croatia

    Assistant professor Dario Rahelic, MD, PhD, FACE, FRCP Edin. is a specialist of internal medicine, endocrinologist and diabetologist. He is the Head of Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Pharmacology at Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia. 

  • Prof. Naim Shehadeh, Israel

    Prof. Naim Shehadeh, Israel

    Director, Institute of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Presedent of the Israel Diabetes Association 
    Clinical Associate Professor, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

  • Prof. Jan Škrha, Czech Republic

    Prof. Jan Škrha, Czech Republic

    He has been working at Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague since 1979, in the field of diabetes mellitus. The main topic of his interest are vascular complications in diabetes, their biochemistry and  biomarkers. 

  • Prof. Paul Valensi, France

    Prof. Paul Valensi, France

    Paul VALENSI is Professor of Nutrition, diabetologist and endocrinologist, Head of the departments of Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition of Jean Verdier Hospital (Bondy), René Muret hospital (Sevran) and Avicenne hospital (Bobigny), Paris-Nord University, France, and co-Chair of the Centre Intégré Nord Francilien Obésité Adultes et Enfants (CINFO).