Medicine Grand Rounds: Update on Osteoporosis Treatment
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, November 10, 2011
8:00 AM: Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein
Repeated @ 12:15 PM: Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center
Speaker & Info
Panagiota Andreopoulou, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. Panagiota (Penny) Andreopoulou has clinical expertise in the area of bone and mineral metabolism as well as neuroendocrine tumors. She was an associate clinical investigator in NIH clinical research protocols investigating the utility of selective venous catheterization for the localization of phosphaturic mesenchymal tumors (tumor-induced osteomalacia), and the effects of calcitriol vs parathyroid hormone (PTH) replacement therapy on bone in patients with hypoparathyroidism. She is currently a co-investigator at the Einstein site of a multicenter efficacy and safety study of pasireotide LAR vs octreotide LAR in patients with refractory metastatic carcinoid tumors. She is a member of the Endocrine Society and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
Dr. Andreopoulou completed her medical education at the University of Athens, Greece, her internal medicine residency at New York Hospital Queens and her fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the National Institutes of Health. She assumed her current position in January 2011 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and attending physician in the division of Endocrinology, department of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center.
After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand available osteoporosis treatment options and standards of care
- Discuss ongoing clinical studies on investigational agents for osteoporosis
- Review available pre-clinical data of promising new agents
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this
educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's
Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that
he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Department of Medicine (Division of Endocrinology)