Etie Moghissi


Clinical Associate Professor, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Dr Moghissi is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and has a private practice in Marina del Rey, California. As a native of Shiraz, Iran, she earned her medical degree from Pahlavi University School of Medicine in Shiraz. She completed an internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital at Columbia University in New York City and a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr Moghissi co-authored the 2011 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Comprehensive Diabetes Guidelines and currently serves as the Chair of AACE’s Diabetes Resource Center Task Force. She chaired and was the lead author of the 2009 AACE/American Diabetes Association (ADA) Consensus Statement on Inpatient Glycemic Control. Dr Moghissi was also Co-Chair of the AACE Inpatient Diabetes Consensus Conference and Position Statement (2004) and the AACE/ADA Inpatient Diabetes “Call to Action” Consensus Conference and Position Statement (2006). In 2007, she led the effort to create the Inpatient Glycemic Control Resource Center on AACE’s website. Her efforts have been instrumental in driving a major shift in optimizing the care of hospitalized patients with diabetes. Dr Moghissi was the Vice President of the AACE in 2010, President-Elect in 2011, and Past President of its California chapter. Her areas of interest include direct patient care and teaching in the fields of diabetes and obesity, and she has lectured extensively on these topics at both the national and international levels.


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