Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Residency: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Other residency: Neurology – Psychiatry
Postgraduate Training: Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital, London
PhD: PhD thesis at the NKUA School of Psychiatry.
Work Experience (main positions)
Establishment of the Medical Educational Center of Pallini (Greek: Ιατροπαιδαγωγικό Κέντρο Παλλήνης), Director for 10 years
Establishment of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Sismanoglio General Hospital, Coordinating Director for 13 years.
Coordinator and Scientific Advisor of the Initiative promoting Mental Health for Children and Youth by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (current position)
Training of residents in child psychiatry for 20 years
Internship for undergraduate and postgraduate students of psychology departments
Teaching in psychology departments of Athens Universities
Teaching in NKUA postgraduate programs
Participation in publications in Greek and international scientific journals
Authoring of chapters in Greek scientific books
Scientific editing of books
Presentations – announcements in Greek and international conferences
Participation in various international and Greek research protocols
Among others: COST ACTION BM0905 on the genetics of Tourette’s Syndrome, STEPS FORWARD (Greek: ΒΗΜΑΤΑ ΕΜΠΡΟΣ) on eating disorders, RACCE-Raising earthquake Awareness & Coping Children Emotions program, HOPE study on the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the health of children and adolescents
Other scientific activities
Regular member of the three-member examination committee that determines qualifications for Child Psychiatry, for 12 years.
President of the Association for the Psychosocial Health of Children and Adolescents (APHCA), for 12 years.