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Panayiotis Economides
Associate Professor, Endocrinology
P.Economides@euc.ac.cy
22559410
School of Medicine
Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution
M.D. 1995 University of Athens, School of Medicine
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine 1996-1999 Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
Chief Medical Resident in Internal Medicine 1998-1999 Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
Diplomate in Internal Medicine 1999 American Board of Internal Medicine
Clinical Fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 1999-2000 Harvard Medical School/ Longwood Medical Area Joint Program in Endocrinology: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/ Joslin Diabetes Center/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA
Clinical Fellow/Clinical Research Fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 2000-2002 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/ Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Diplomate in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 2002 American Board of Internal Medicine
PhD 2009 University of Athens, School of Medicine
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2002 2003 Harvard Medical School Boston, USA Instructor in Medicine
2002 2003 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/ Joslin Clinic Boston, USA Staff Endocrinologist
2002 2003 Department of Clinical Research, Joslin Diabetes Center Boston, USA Research Associate
2003 2019 Economides Nicosia Endocrinology Center Nicosia, Cyprus Director
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2015 Prevalence of cancer in patients with thyroid nodules in the island of Cyprus: Predictive value of ultrasound features and thyroid autoimmune status.   Hadjisavva IS, Dina R, Talias M, Economides PA. Eur Thyroid J 4 123-128
2011 Pictorial ultrasound reports combined with fine needle washout thyroglobulin assay to aid thyroid surgery. Chisholm EJ, Economides P, Elmiyeh B, Pepper C, Dwivedi R, Rhys-Evans PH. Laryngoscope. 121(6) 1231-2
2007 Air pollution and inflammation in type 2 diabetes: a mechanism for susceptibility. O'Neill MS, Veves A, Sarnat JA, Zanobetti A, Gold DR, Economides PA, Horton ES, Schwartz J. Occup Environ Med. 64(6) 373-9
2005 Diabetes enhances vulnerability to particulate air pollution-associated impairment in vascular reactivity and endothelial function. O’Neill MS, Veves A, Zanobetti A, Sarnat JA, Gold DR, Economides PA, Horton ES, Schwartz J. Circulation 111(22) 2913-20
2005 The effect of vitamin E on the endothelial function of the micro- and macro-circulation and the left ventricular function of type 1 and 2 diabetic patients. Economides PA, Khaodhiar L, Caselli A, Caballero AE, Keenan H, Bursell S, King GL, Johnstone MT, Horton ES, Veves A. Diabetes 54 204-211
2004 Circulating adiponectin and resistin levels in relation to metabolic factors, inflammatory markers and vascular reactivity in diabetic patients and subjects at risk for diabetes. Shetty GK, Economides PA, Horton ES, Mantzoros CS, Veves A. Diabetes Care 27 2450-7
2004 The effects of atorvastatin on endothelial function in diabetic patients and subjects at risk for type 2 diabetes. Economides PA, Caselli A, Tiani E, Khaodhiar L, Horton ES, Veves A. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 89 740-7
2004 Kidney oxygenation during water diuresis and endothelial function in patients with type 2 diabetes and subjects at risk to develop diabetes. Economides PA, Caselli A, Zuo CS, Khaodhiar L, Sparks C, Katsilambros N, Horton ES, Veves A. Metabolism 53 222-27
2003 Lifestyle modification improves endothelial function in obese subjects with the insulin resistance syndrome. Hamdy O, Ledbury S, Mullooly C, Jarema C, Porter S, Ovalle K, Moussa A, Ceselli A, Caballero AE, Economides PA, Veves A, Horton ES. Diabetes Care 26 2119-2125
2000 Assessment of physician responses to abnormal results of bone densitometry studies. Economides PA, Kaklamani VG, Karavas I, Papaioannou GI, Supran S, Mirel RD. Endocr. Pract. 6 351-356
Exhibitions
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
2007 The role of high resolution neck ultrasound in combination with thyroglobulin measurement in the wash-out fluid from the fine needle aspiration of neck lesions (FNAB-Tg) in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma and positive or negative Iodine-131 whole body scintigraphy. International BAETS, U.K. Presentation
2004 The effect of Vitamin E on the Endothelial Function of the Micro- and Macro-circulation and the Left Ventricular Function of Type 1 and 2 Diabetic Patients. International ADA, USA Abstract
2004 Effects of of the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor Quinapril on Endothelial Function and Kidney Oxygenation in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and in Subjects at Risk for Diabetes. International ADA, USA Abstract
2003 Independent Vasodilation is Impaired in Type 2 Diabetes. International ADA,  USA Abstract
2003 The Effects of Atorvastatin on the Endothelial Function in Diabetic Patients and Subjects at Risk for Diabetes. International ADA, USA Abstract
2002 Weight Loss and Physical Exercise Improve Endothelial Function in Obese Subjects with Insulin Resistance Syndrome. International ADA, USA Abstract
2002 Vascular Reactivity in the Peripheral Circulation is Correlated With Measurements of Left Ventricular Function in Type 1 and 2 Diabetic Patients. International ADA, USA Abstract
2002 Renal Cortical Oxygenation Correlates with Fasting Plasma Glucose, Insulin, and Total Cholesterol in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. International ADA, USA Abstract
2002 Correlation of Renal Cortical Oxygenation and Macro- and Microvascular Reactivity in Type 2 Diabetes. International ADA, USA Abstract
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2019 Prevalence of lymph node metastasis in patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in Cyprus. The role of pre-operative ultrasound lymph node mapping. Self Principal Investigator
2015 Prevalence of cancer in patients with thyroid nodules in the island of Cyprus: Predictive value of ultrasound features and thyroid autoimmune status. Self Principal Investigator
2011 Pictorial ultrasound reports combined with fine needle washout thyroglobulin assay to aid thyroid surgery. Co- Investigator
2009 The role of high resolution neck ultrasound in combination with thyroglobulin measurement in the wash-out fluid from the fine needle aspiration of neck lesions (FNAB-Tg) in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma and positive or negative Iodine-131 whole body scintigraphy. Self Principal Investigator
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
2000-2019 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Member
2003-2019 Cyprus Endocrine Society Member, Former President
2004-2019 European Society of Endocrinology Member
2015-2019 European Thyroid Association Member
2018-2019 American Thyroid Association Member
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2000-2001 Research Fellow William Randolph Hearst Foundation
2002-2003 Fellowship/ Joslin Prestigious Award for Fellows with interesting projects and high potential for impact in a future career in Diabetes and Endocrinology Mary K. Iacocca Foundation
2002 Research Award for outstanding scientific work New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society
Other Achievements
Date Title
2008 Fellow, American College of Endocrinology (FACE)
2016 Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU)