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educator , physician , researcher

Paul Elie Valensi, French physician, researcher, educator. Specialist in nutrition, cardiology, internal medicine, endocrinology and metabolic diseases. Recipient Silver medal Faculty Lariboisiere, Paris, 1982, prize French Association for Study Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, 1989.


Valensi, Paul Elie was born on March 14, 1953 in Tunis, Tunisia. Arrived in France, 1958. Son of Guy David Victor and Dora Allegra (Luisada) Valensi.


Bachelor, Lycee Jacques Decourt, Paris, 1969. Master of Arts in Physiology, University Paris, 1979. Master of Arts in Immunology, University Paris, 1983.

Master of Arts in Biochemistry, University Paris, 1985.


Resident, various hospitals Public Assistance, Paris, 1978-1982; senior resident, various hospitals Public Assistance, Bobigny and Bondy, France, since 1982; university lecturer, University Paris-Nord, since 1982; research team, University Paris-Nord, since 1982; professor nutrition, University Paris-Nord, since 1993. Expert in clinical and pharmacological trials in the fields of diabetology, nutrition, endocrinology, hypertension, microcirculation coronaryheart disease, Bondy, since 1982. Science counselor for review of Diabetology, Paris, since 1988.

Expert for international reviews of Diabetology and Cardiology. Associate director Department of Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition, Jean Verdier Hospital, Bondy, since 1993. Director laboratory for research in nutrition U. Paris Nord, since 1995.


  • Specialist in nutrition, cardiology, internal medicine, endocrinology and metabolic diseases.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Journal Diabetes and Metabolism, since 2004. Contributor articles on diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular diseases microcirculation and thyroid function to professional journals.


Member Council of Administration, University Paris-Nord, 1986-1990, Council of Mgmt, Faculty of Medicine of Bobigny, 1987-1990. Officer Air Army, 1977-1978, France. Member of European Group for Study of Diabetes and Cardiovasc.

Disease (member executive committee since 2007), European Group for Study of Diabetic Neuropathy (president 2002-2005), French Group of Heart and Diabetes 2002-2005, French Association for Study of Obesity (vice president 2002-2005), Diabetes Education Study Group (past president French section), French Society Microcirculation, French Society Nutrition (administration council), French Society Endocrinology, European Association for Study of Diabetes, French Association for Study of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.


Married Joelle Suzanne Maquaire, September 19, 1981. Children: Marine, Audrey, Alexandre.

Guy David Victor Valensi

Dora Allegra (Luisada) Valensi

Joelle Suzanne Maquaire

Marine Valensi

Alexandre Valensi

Audrey Valensi