Webinar: Acromegaly and it's Complications: A Lifelong Journey
Adriana G. Ioachimescu, MD, PhD, FACE
Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, The Emory Pituitary Center
Emory University School of Medicine
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Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
1. Consequences of untreated acromegaly: cardiomyopathy, hyperglycemia, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and more
2. Effect of acromegaly treatments on acromegaly complications: surgery, medications, radiation
Adriana Ioachimescu is an Associate Professor at Emory University and the co-director of the Emory Pituitary Center. She started to care for acromegaly patients more than 2 decades ago. Dr. Ioachimescu's research is focused on personalized treatment and modalities to improve outcomes of patients with acromegaly.
Dr. Ioachimescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She underwent postgraduate training in Europe in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, focusing on pituitary diseases. Dr. Ioachimescu earned a PhD in Neuroendocrinology from the same university in 2001, then completed additional training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Yale University and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ioachimescu was a member of the faculty at the Cleveland Clinic before joining Emory University.
Dr. Ioachimescu's clinical activities focus on diagnosis and endocrine management of pituitary diseases. She is Co-Director of the Emory Neuroendocrine Pituitary Center, a premier tertiary center for neuroendocrine care for patients with pituitary tumors. She oversees the activity of the neuroendocrine clinic. Dr. Ioachimescu works together with Dr. Nelson Oyesiku and a team of radiation specialists to provide streamlined, comprehensive care for pituitary patients.