Katherine Samaras

Katherine Samaras2

St Vincent's Hospital. Sydney, Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for Metabolic Health, St Vincent's Campus, Sydney, NSW

Professor Katherine Samaras MBBS, PhD, FRACP

Professor Samaras is a senior staff specialist in the Department of Endocrinology at St Vincent's Hospital. Sydney, Group Leader, Diabetes and Obesity Clinical Group, Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Director of the Australian Centre for Metabolic Health, on the St Vincent's Campus. She has a keen clinical and research focus on obesity management for optimising diabetes care and diabetes prevention. She contributes to the scientific literature in obesity and diabetes following a long commitment to bedside-to-bench research. Her work has recently translated to policy both nationally and internationally in the area of obesity and diabetes management and prevention in youth with severe mental illness.