Dr. Diana Loreta Păun (b. 1968) is an alumna of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” in Bucharest and a Doctor of Medicine. She is an endocrinologist and an Associate Professor in Endocrinology at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”. She has worked at the “C. I. Parhon” National Endocrinology Institute as a doctor, researcher and teaching staff, as well as a manager between 2006 – 2015. She holds a certificate in complementary studies in Health Services Management and has graduated a Master’s program in “Public Health and Health Services Management”. She has also pursued training programs in management, quality audit and public procurement.

Dr. Diana Loreta Păun is a member of several national (Romanian Clinical Endocrinology Association, Romanian Endocrinology Society) and international (German Endocrinology Society, the European Endocrinology Society) professional associations, a member of the Romanian Chapter of AACE (the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) and Chair of the Chapter between 2011 and 2012.

She has published academic studies and papers in nationally and internationally-reputed specialized journals as well as papers in the field of health management. She has participated as director or member of national and international academic research projects as well as in life-long educational and training programs.

Dr. Păun was appointed State Counselor on June 1st 2015.