Pituitary Hormone Replacement in Women

07 August 2013

Learning Objectives:

Understand the importance of pituitary hormones in women
Learn the main causes of hypopituitarism or pituitary hormone deficiencies
Learn the signs and symptoms of hypopituitarism in women
Understand the basics of hormonal diagnosis and decision to treat
Learn the goals and risks of pituitary hormone replacement in women

Presenter Bio

Dr. Ioachimescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She underwent postgraduate training in Europe in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes. 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 in the United States. Dr. Ioachimescu is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta.

Dr. Ioachimescu's clinical activities currently 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.
Dr. Ioachimescu has authored multiple original research articles and chapters in the fields of pituitary diseases, adrenal tumors, metabolism, thyroid and bone disorders. Her current research is focused on pituitary tumors pathogenesis and outcomes, with the purpose of validation of prognostic markers and development of novel therapies for patients with neuroendocrine disorders.

 

  • Adriana G. Ioachimescu, MD, PhD, FACE
    Associate Professor, Co-Director
    Pituitary Center at Emory University
    Emory University School of Medicine

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Learning Objectives:

Understand the importance of pituitary hormones in women
Learn the main causes of hypopituitarism or pituitary hormone deficiencies
Learn the signs and symptoms of hypopituitarism in women
Understand the basics of hormonal diagnosis and decision to treat
Learn the goals and risks of pituitary hormone replacement in women

Presenter Bio

Dr. Ioachimescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She underwent postgraduate training in Europe in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes. 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 in the United States. Dr. Ioachimescu is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta.

Dr. Ioachimescu's clinical activities currently 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.
Dr. Ioachimescu has authored multiple original research articles and chapters in the fields of pituitary diseases, adrenal tumors, metabolism, thyroid and bone disorders. Her current research is focused on pituitary tumors pathogenesis and outcomes, with the purpose of validation of prognostic markers and development of novel therapies for patients with neuroendocrine disorders.

 

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