U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Stavroula Osganian

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-827-6939
Email: voula.osganian@nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Attending, Optimal Weight for Life Clinic, Division of EndocrinologyBoston Children’s Hospital2005-2016
  • Program Leader, Clinical Research Program and CenterBoston Children’s Hospital2001-2016
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of PediatricsHarvard Medical School2001-2016
  • Residency and Preventive Cardiology FellowshipUMASS Medical Center1988-1990
  • InternBoston Floating Hospital1986-1987
  • Sc.D.Harvard School of Public Health2000
  • M.D.University of Massachusetts Medical School1986

Stavroula K. Osganian, M.D., Sc.D., M.P.H.

Program Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Current Responsibilities & Activities

As program director in the Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition at NIDDK, I provide scientific oversight and administration of a portfolio of grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts that encompass studies of the etiology, prevention, and treatment of pediatric obesity and its complications that are performed in clinical settings and/or delivered by clinical personnel as well as those studies with linkage and bidirectional feedback to medical settings.  I serve as scientific advisor on obesity and related disease research in children, providing advice to NIDDK and various cross institutional NIH working groups.   I also serve as program official for the Teen Labs Study, a multi-center, longitudinal study of the psychosocial, behavioral, and clinical outcomes associated with bariatric surgery performed in adolescents.

​Research Programs

Metabolism, Energy Balance, and Obesity
This program supports research on metabolism, energy balance, and obesity

Obesity Treatment and Prevention
This program supports research on the development, testing, and translation of behavioral, medical, and surgical approaches for preventing or treating overweight and obesity in adults and children

Current Committee Memberships

  • NIDDK Obesity Research Working GroupMember