Speaker – Associate Professor Elif Ekinci

Associate Professor Elif Ekinci

Cardiometabolic Health Session: Complication Station: Type 2 diabetes update

Associate Professor Elif Ekinci is a clinician researcher and is the Sir Edward Dunlop Medical Research Foundation Principal Research Fellow in Metabolic Medicine at The University of Melbourne. Her research focus is diabetes and its complications, aiming to significantly improve clinical practice and health outcomes. She is also the Director of Diabetes at Austin Health where she co-ordinates the clinical care of inpatients and outpatients with diabetes. She heads Diabetes and Obesity clinical trials at Austin Health and The University of Melbourne where she is Chief Investigator in numerous clinical trials. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and Consultant Physician and a Research Fellow at BakerIDI. Dr Ekinci has 92 publications including in the following journals: Diabetes Care, Diabetes, Diabetologia, Clinical Science, Diabetic Medicine, AJKD, Kidney International, MJA, Critical Care Medicine. She is regularly invited to present her research at various scientific meetings and frequently presents her work on the radio and through wider media for public audiences.