Professor Ewa Malecka-Tendera has been involved in the field of paediatric endocrinology since 1976. In 1983 she completed six-month endocrinology training at the Vanderbilt University in Nashville (USA). She received Board certification in Endocrinology in 1996 and in Diabetes in 2011. In 2001 she received the scientific title and a position of full professor. Currently she works as Head of the Department of Paediatrics, Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Medical University of Silesia. This department is an EASO accredited Collaborating Centre for Obesity Management (COM). Areas of Interest: Peadiatric endocrine disorders as well as childhood and adolescent obesity prevalence, complications and management.
Since 1993 she is a member of Polish Society for Paediatric Endocrinology. From 2005 to 2009 has been serving in the capacity of President of this Society. She is a member of ESPE since 1996 and she was appointed its POC member. She was also a POC member of EFES/ECE in Gothenburg, Istanbul and Glasgow, of the European Congress of Obesity in Geneva and ICE in Rio de Janeiro. She was an invited speaker of symposia, MTE and Pro and Cons sessions at several international meetings and workshops and was also a lecturer at ESE Postgraduate Training Courses in Clinical Endocrinology. In 2010 she was nominated a Jury Member of EJE prize.
Prof. Ewa Malecka-Tendera is also active in the field of childhood obesity. Since 1992 has been a member of the European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG). Between 1997 and 2003 she was a Scientific Advisor of the board of ECOG. She was a partner in EU project “PERISCOPE” and “BOYS AND GIRLS”. She was the founding fellow of SCOPE and EMA expert on Obesity in Children.
She published more than 200 papers in international and Polish peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters on peadiatric endocrine disorders as well as childhood and adolescent obesity prevalence, complications and management.