Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE is President of the Pituitary Society and a Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery and Director of the Northwest Pituitary Center at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA.
Dr. Fleseriu has a long-standing clinical and research interest in the pathophysiology and treatment of pituitary and adrenal disorders. She is a frequent plenary guest speaker at national and international meetings on treatment of Cushing’s, acromegaly and growth hormone deficiency, is global principal investigator in clinical trials, and has authored over 160 manuscripts in prestigious journals and book chapters.
Dr. Fleseriu serves on the Board of Directors and chairs Physician Education Committee for Pituitary Society, she serves on several committees for the Endocrine Society, Pituitary Society, and American Association of Clinical Endocrinology and she is past chair of the Endocrine Society Guidelines Committee and the Hypopituitarism task force.
Dr. Fleseriu is Chief Editor of Pituitary Endocrinology for Frontiers in Endocrinology, Section Head for Pituitary and Neuroendocrine F 1000, Associate Editor for European Journal of Endocrinology, Reviews in Endocrinology and Metabolism and Acta Endocrinologica, Senior Editor for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism CR and a member of the editorial board of Pituitary and Endocrine. She has been involved in leadership positions of educational programs sponsored by the Endocrine Society, the Pituitary Society, and patient advocacy groups to teach physicians and patients about pituitary tumors and neuroendocrine disorders. She has served on multiple scientific advisory boards for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and participated in study design and has been global principal investigator for Cushing’s, acromegaly and growth hormone deficiency studies.
Dr. Fleseriu received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and
Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania and completed endocrinology training at University Hospital Sibiu, National Institute of Endocrinology “C.I Parhon” (with focus on pituitary disorders), Romania and Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg in Luxembourg. She pursued additional residency in internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University and an endocrinology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in USA.