Rasa Verkauskiene, MD, PhD
Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LUHS), Kaunas, Lithuania
Professor; Head of Endocrinology Clinic and Endocrinology Institute
Clinician, Clinical Investigator
Professor Verkauskiene is a clinical investigator, whose research interests focus mainly in: 1) postnatal growth and puberty of children born small for gestational age and fetal programming of long-term outcomes; 2) genetics of pituitary transcription factors (PROP1 mutation analysis in Lithuanian population); and 3) childhood and adolescence obesity.
Her clinical practice covers pediatric endocrine disorders, including growth and puberty, disorders of thyroid function, Turner syndrome, obesity and diabetes.