Dr. Juan Pablo Frias is Medical Director and Principal Investigator of Velocity Clinical Research (formerly National Research Institute) in Los Angeles, CA. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Frías has held academic positions at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, where he is currently on the clinical faculty. He has been involved in diabetes and metabolism-related research for over 25 years and has authored numerous publications in this field.
Dr. MMedSci.PhD, Chief Dietitian-Dietetic Dept at General Hospital of Athens "Laiko", Greece, Board Member of Hellenic Diabetes Association & Empakan, Board Member of Diabetes Nutrition Sturdy Group (DNSG)
Dr Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos received his PhD from the Medical School of the Kapodistriakon University, Athens. He holds a Bachelor degree on Biology from the School of Biology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, a Postgraduate Diploma (PostDip in Dietetics) in Dietetics from Leeds Metropolitan University and a Master of Medicine and Science in Human Nutrition (MMedSci) from Sheffield University, UK. He has a HACCP Inspector Certificate from the Agricultural University and TUV AUSTRIA. He works as Chief Dietitian at the Department of Clinical Nutrition, General Hospital of Athens “Laiko” being responsible for the dietary monitoring and treatment of patients of various clinical conditions, since 2002. He has numerous publications while he has numerous participations in Greek and International congresses with oral presentations, abstracts and posters. He is Board member of the Society for the Study of Risk Factors for Vascular Diseases (EMPAKAN) and Board member of the Hellenic Diabetes Association (EDE). He is Board member of the Diabetes and Nutrition Study Group (DNSG) and was the Leader of the EFAD’s European Specialist Dietetic Networks (ESDNs) Diabetes (2018-2022). He is teaching in 4 different postgraduate courses of the Kapodistriakon University and the University of West Attica, Athens.
Manuel Gargallo-Fernández MD, PhD at the Endocrinology and Nutrition Department of the University Hospital Infanta Leonor and “Fundación Jimenez Diaz” Hospital, Madrid – Spain. Honorary professor in medicine, Medicine College, “Universidad Complutense”, Madrid.
Co auhor of different diabetes related several guidelines from the Spanish Endocrinology an Nutrition Society (SEEN)
He has published over 210 research papers and invited reviews and books.
Currently is the Director of the Diabetes Knowledge Group of SEEN
Manuel Gargallo MD, PhD in the Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition of the Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor and Hospital “Fundación Jiménez Díaz”, Madrid (Spain). Honorary Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University, Madrid. Co-author of different guides related to diabetes mellitus of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SEEN).
He has published more than 100 research articles and invited reviews and books.
He is currently the Director of the SEEN Diabetes Knowledge Group.
1994 - 1998 MD, Honours Standing, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto
Postgraduate, Research and Specialty Training
2001 - 2003 Clinical Fellow, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1998 - 2001 Resident, Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Qualifications, Certifications and Licenses
2003 - present Fellow, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2002 - present Fellow, Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2003 United States Medical Licensing Examination – Step 3, Federation of State Medical Boards / National Board of Medical Examiners
2002 - 2004 Master Teacher Program Certificate, Master Teacher Program, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
1999 Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, Medical Council of Canada
1997 United States Medical Licensing Examination – Step 2, Federation of State Medical Boards / National Board of Medical Examiners
1996 United States Medical Licensing Examination – Step 1, Federation of State Medical Boards / National Board of Medical Examiners
3rd Department of Internal Medicine
General Hospital of Nikaia
Dr. Athanasia Papazafiropoulou presently working as a consultant in 1st Department of Internal Medicine and Center of Diabetes, General Hospital of Nikaia “Ag. Panteleimon”, Piraeus, Greece. She is a member of professional medical societies. She is a co-authored seventy-nine Greek Handbooks and has published many articles in national and international journals.