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Dessi Zaharieva PhD, CEP, CDCES

Dessi P. Zaharieva PhD, CEP, CDCES

Instructor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Dessi Zaharieva is an Instructor currently working in Pediatric Endocrinology at Stanford University – School of Medicine under the supervision of Dr. David Maahs. Dessi’s research focuses on strategies to manage blood glucose concentrations around exercise in youth and adults with type 1 diabetes. She is also working on implementing exercise education and monitoring physical activity patterns and behaviours in newly diagnosed youth with type 1 diabetes.


Dr. Zaharieva has no relevant disclosures.