Lois Jovanovic, MD, FACE - Endocrinology and Metabolism/Gestational Diabetes

Dr. Lois Jovanovic reviewed medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions from September 2000 to October 2015. Before retiring from practice, she was the CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Jovanovic specialized in endocrinology and metabolism.

Education and Training

MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, 1973

Internship in Internal Medicine: Cornell Medical University Medical College, New York Hospital, New York, NY, 1973–1974

Junior Resident in Internal Medicine: Cornell Medical University Medical College, New York Hospital, New York, NY, 1974–1975

Senior Resident in Internal Medicine: Cornell Medical University Medical College, New York Hospital, New York, NY, 1975–1976

Research Fellow in Endocrinology and Metabolism: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1976–1978

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Endocrinology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA:

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, 1989–present
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, 1986–1989

Associate Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA, 1986–1988

Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY:

  • Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1985–1986
  • Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1979–1985
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, 1985–1986
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1979–1985
  • Instructor in Medicine, 1978–1979

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, 1979–1985

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

While in practice, Dr. Jovanovic received grants for research and was on the Advisory Boards of:

  • Eli Lilly.
  • Novo-Nordisk.
  • Pfizer.
  • Mannkind.
  • Roche Pharmaceutical.
  • LifeScan.
  • Sensys.
  • DexCom.
  • Insulet.
  • Medtronic.

Current as of: January 10, 2014