Is the President of HAMDS. He has served on the HAMDS board of directors since 2008. Dr. Gianoukakis is a Professor of Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is a member of the Harbor-UCLA Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism where he serves as the Program Director of the Endocrinology and Metabolism training program, Thyroid Clinic director as well as director of the Thyroid Research Unit. His interest and research focuses on thyroid disease and thyroid cancer and he has published multiple peer review articles and book chapters in these areas. He is the Primary Investigator on multiple cutting edge clinical trials, bringing new therapeutic options to patients with advanced thyroid cancer.