Dr Elena Christofides earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and her medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She next undertook a residency at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, followed by an endocrinology and metabolism fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr Christofides is dual board-certified in internal medicine and in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. She is currently the Chair of the Nutrition and Obesity Resource Center at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Dr Christofides is one of the EndocrineWeb Editorial Board of Directors and a reviewer/editor for several publications in the areas of endocrinology and reproductive health. Heavily involved in clinical research during the course of her career, she has been principal investigator on a number of endocrinology-related drug trials and global lead principal investigator for the Gan & Lee insulin biosimilar clinical trials. Dr Christofides has co-authored peer reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts that have been presented at some of the most prestigious national meetings. Her patient education video series on nutrition, Shop With The Doc, have won a Silver Medal, the highest honor for a non-commercial entity, in the prestigious Telly Awards.
Board certification: American Board of Internal Medicine