Dr. Apostolouda Vasiliki
Vasiliki Apostolouda holds a Bachelor degree in Linguistics from the School of Philology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master degree in Applied Linguistics from the same department. She currently completed her Ph.D. at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of the School of Philology (A.U.Th.; 2018). During her postgraduate studies, she received scholarships from Erasmus Program for studies and research in universities of France.Her research interests lie mainly in the fields of phonology, psycholinguistics and language acquisition. Part of her research activity has been presented in international conferences and workshops. In the past she has worked as a researcher at the Project Education of Foreign and Repatriated Students at the School of Philology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and shehas taught Greek as a Second Language. At present, she is working as a lecturer at the Department of Speech & Language Therapy of Mediterranean College.
Dimitrakopoulou Adamantia, MSc
Adamantia Dimitrakopoulou is a physiotherapist specialized in neurological disorders. She graduated from A.T.E.I of Athens and she continued her studies at Oxford Brookes University in UK so as to take her Master degree in neuro rehabilitation. She has taken part in 2 international conferences, presenting her work about ‘The role of physiotherapy profession in Greece’. Now is working at ‘Physio Power’ private physiotherapy clinic in Athens as well as a freelancer undertaking community visits in neurological patients. Teaches: “Physiotherapy Management I & II: Neurology”
Dr. Goultidis Theodoros
Born in Kilkis in 1975. He graduated from the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) in 2001. He has completed his training in Orthopaedics in Papageorgiou General Hospital of Thessaloniki in 2011 when he also won a sponsorship from the Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Trauma (HAOST). During his training in Orthopaedics he conducted his PhD in Medicine (2012). In 2013 he moved in the UK in order to subspecialise in Paediatric Orthopaedics. Multiple fellowships starting from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London followed by Birmingham Childrens’ Hospital (BCH), Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and University Hospital of Wales (UHW) in Cardiff allowed him to gain a lot of experience. He also worked as an NHS consultant in Paediatric orthopaedics over the last couple of years. Teaching experience in Nursing School/Physiotherapy/Paramedics (IEK) in Greece along with lectures to NHS middle grade doctors in the UK helped him develop his teaching skills. He has also participated and has given oral presentations in various seminars and orthopaedic congresses. Currently he is working as a Professor in the Mediterranean College of Thessaloniki.
Born in Thessaloniki in 1988. She graduated from TEI of Epirus (Ioannina) with 7,89 /10 degree in Speech Language Therapy. She had worked in several Centers of Speech and Language Therapy, in Schools for Children with Special Needs, making assessment, prevention and intervention in children with Speech, Language and Communication Disorders. In addition, she has worked as an Educator/Teacher in Private and Public colleges/IEK. At present, she has been working as a Programme Leader of Speech Pathology and Therapy, and as a Speech Language Therapist in a school with children with Special Needs. In addition, she is a PhD Student in University of Macedonia. Moreover she has also graduated from University of Macedonia, Master Degree in Special Education and from University of Nicosia, Master Degree in Special Education(Training). Also, she has been trained in Braille writing.
Dr. Malatra Ioanna
Ioanna Malatra is a U.S.-trained Speech-Language Pathologist with expertise in the areas of voice disorders and dysphagia. She holds a Master of Science in Speech – Language Pathology, a Master of Philosophy in Speech-Language Pathology and a PhD in Speech-Language Pathology, all from Columbia University, NY, USA. She has extensive clinical and research experience both in Europe and the United States. She has worked in top U.S. medical settings, including New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Ms. Malatra has been involved in several research projects at Columbia University and has worked as a research fellow at Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki Department of Neurology. She has taught several courses at Columbia University and at the Department of Speech and Language Therapy at the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece in Patra. Ms. Malatra is the Programme Leader of the Speech Pathology and Therapy program at the Mediterranean College.
Mandroukas Athanasios, MSc, PhD c.
Athanasios Mandroukas is a distinct graduate of sports science (BSc) from Charles University in Prague. He also holds a masters degree (MSc) in sports and exercise science from Leeds Beckett University (UK). His Masters dissertation analyses the methodology and reliability of repetitive measurements. During, - and following the completion of - his masters studies, he worked as a part time Physical Education lecturer in secondary education schools. He has worked as a coach in football players of developmental ages and was also in charge of the laboratory based modules, in terms of supporting university students and also assessing third party test results. He has a plethora of publications in internationally credible journals, as well as presentations in international conferences/symposiums. His scientific record has been recognised at an international level, with numerous citations from several other scientists. Since 2015-16 season, he is responsible of the Physical Condition of a premier league, football club in Thessaloniki (Iraklis FC 1908), as well as a football coach in developmental ages.
Matsigkos Eleftherios, MSc, SEPT, MDc
Born in Athens in 1988. He graduated from TEI of Athens with 7,25 /10 degree in physiotherapy. He has undertaken internships and voluntary jobs such as Henry Dunant Hospital and Panellinios Athletic Club, as well as paid jobs in physiotherapy clinics and nursing facilities. Moreover, he has worked with several football clubs as well as the National Greek Track and Field team providing first aid care, injury prevention strategies and rehabilitation when needed. At present, he has been working as a Professor for Assistant Physiotherapy, and other healthcare candidates in private colleges in Greece. Moreover he has graduated from Cardiff University’s MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy, enabling him to improve his skills in this field. Recently, he was accepted in the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has taken part in seminars and congresses concerning Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in UK and Greece, mostly specialized in musculoskeletal, neurological and sport physiotherapy pathologies. Finally he had made presentations in congresses and seminars both in UK and Greece.
Dr. Mitsiou Maria
Dr Mitsiou Maria is an Adapted Physical Educator who graduated from the Department of the of Physical Education and Sport Science (DPESS) of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) and also Physical Therapist from the Department of Physiotherapy of Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (ATEITH). She completed successfully all of the four Greek sign language courses and is also certified in reading and writing Braille. She authored her 1st M.Sc. Thesis from the postgraduate programme «Physical activity and Quality of Life» from the Developmental Medicine and Special Education Laboratory of the DPESS of AUTh, focusing on Psychomotor Therapy. She was awarded her Ph.D. Thesis from the Sports Medicine Laboratory from the DPESS of AUTh with speciality in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Her 2nd M.Sc. is entitled «Medical Research Methodology» from the Department of Medicine of AUTh. In between her Ph.D. studies she received a training fellowship as the Best PhD student from the Research Committee (AUTH). Currently her Postdoctoral research interests are within technology enhanced learning in Medical Education. She is active in a) higher education focused on topics of Public Health, Social Care, Sport Science and Innovation b) research where she has participated in research programs and is a Research Associate at Sports Medicine Laboratory of Physical Education and Sport Science (DPESS, AUTh), at Developmental Medicine and Special Education Laboratory (DPESS, AUTh), and at AHEPA University General Hospital of Thessaloniki, c) technical education in themes related to paramedics d) consulting where she is driven towards research and business proposals about Medical Innovation, Medical and Sport Tourism for higher education institutions and Businesses e) Supportive Counselling and Medical and Sports Journalism. She is a Volunteer First Aid Instructor and Nurse in Red Cross Department of Thessaloniki since 2009. She has a plethora of publications and presentations in international conferences/symposiums. Dr. Maria Mitsiou is the Programme Leader and Accredited Lecturer of the School of Health Professions “BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy” and MPS “Professional Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy” & “Executive Diploma in Sports Management”
Nikolaidis Sarantis, MSc, cert.MDT, H.OMT-D
Sarantis was born in Athens in 1981. He graduated from the 4th high-school in Kallithea, he studied in the Physiotherapy Department of Charles University with scholarship and received his bachelor degree title as Physiotherapist in 2003. He continued his studies at a Master’s level at the same University, where he was awarded with scholarship, and he specialised in “Musculoskeletal and Neurological Rehabilitation”. In 2005 he came back to Greece and he was licensed as a physiotherapist after attending two semesters in the A.T.E.I. of Lamia physiotherapy programme. He has attended a number of seminars and courses regarding musculoskeletal rehabilitation (lower limb biomechanics, orthotics construction, myofascial release techniques, upper limb rehabilitation, taping, explain pain). Moreover, he has been certified from the Hellenic Institute of McKenzie therapy (cert.MTD) and the Manual Therapy courses of H.OMT-D. Since 2006 until 2008 he worked in a number of physiotherapy clinics and sport clubs treating patients with musculoskeletal problems and he was a physiotherapy tutor. From 2008 until today, he is the owner of the physical therapy center of musculoskeletal rehabilitation and therapeutic exercise “Physiogen”. Teaches: “Physiotherapy Management II: Musculoskeletal”, “Physiotherapy Management I: Cardiorespiratory”, “Applied Structure & Function of the Human Body”
Dr. Papamalis Foivos E.
Dr. Foivos E. Papamalis is a public health researcher and practitioner. He has extensive clinical and research experience in diverse settings, served as a member of various advisory boards, EU Expert Groups and worked as scientific advisor and consultant at (inter) governmental and non-governmental bodies in country and abroad. As a senior expert in drug abuse prevention and trade in drug precursors at the Policy and Legal Advice Centre, the European Delegation and the Serbian Ministry of Health, he assessed the transposition of EU Regulations in the Serbian legal order. As an adviser to the National Drug Coordinator Office of Greece (2014-17) , he contributed to the development of the Greek National Drug Strategy 2014 -2020 and provided scientific consultations for strategic upgrade on issues related to national drug policy and on demand reduction strategies. He was a research consultant (2016 - 17) at the Council of Europe, Pompidou Group - examined the potential adverse effects and associated cost of drug control policies in the EU. Dr. Papamalis has been trained in several psycho therapeutic approaches with focus on contemporary psychodynamic approach. He has extensive experience in working in inpatient/outpatient clinical settings as a counselor, team leader and organizational manager. He has experience in working in HRM, liaising with NGOs and cooperating with field experts in transnational research projects on mental health, drug and crime prevention, treatment and social reintegration. He worked as a program manager for a specialized training centre and organized several international psycho therapeutic programs and training modules. He also designed policy recommendations for implementation of contemporary approaches in the penal system promoting therapeutic justice principles and improvement of the legal framework for social inclusion, anti-discrimination legislation, alternatives to incarceration and implementation of human rights oriented policies
Public Health Inspector
Elpida Roussakou is a graduate of the department of Public Hygiene, T.E.I of Athens. In 2016 she completed her studies at the MSc program "Health and Safety in the Workplace" which is organized by the Medical Department of the Democritus University of Thrace in collaboration with the Departments of Public Health and Nursing of T.E.I of Athens. Since 2010, she has attended several conferences and since 2016 she has been working as a freelancer and she is the lead scientist of the company Hygioacts.
Siouras Athanasios, PT, MSc
Siouras Athanasios is a graduate Physiotherapist from the School of Health and Welfare, of Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki in 2012. He completed his MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London in 2014. He has worked in private clinics in Volos, Thessaloniki and London with main focus on musculoskeletal and sports injuries. He was the 1st Team Physiotherapist of Niki Volou FC for the 15-16’ season. He has attended numerous seminars in Greece and abroad and has trained in the application of Western acupuncture. He is a former member of Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and current member of the ACPSEM (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine) .In 2016, he set up a Rehabilitation and Sports Injury centre called '' PeakPhysio '' in Thessaloniki, as a co-owner with Zoi Monogeni
Spanidi Katerina, MSc, OMT
Katerina Spanidi is a musculoskeletal physiotherapist and clinical pilates instructor, currently owning a private physiotherapy clinic in Athens. Katerina graduated from the Technological Educational Institute (A.T.E.I.) of Patras, department of Physiotherapy in 2009 and following 2 years of professional experience in a variety of physiotherapy fields, she applied for the MSc in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy in the University of Birmingham (UK) from which she graduated in 2013. She has worked in several public and private physiotherapy clinics both in Greece and the UK and her areas of expertise are mainly musculoskeletal pathologies, athletic injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation. She is a full member of the HCPC, CSP, MACP, AACP and the Pan-Hellenic Association of Chartered Physiotherapists. Teaches: “Physiotherapy Management I: Musculoskeletal”, “Foundation in Human Science”.
Dr. Vasilopoulou Maroula
Dr. Maroula Vasilopoulou was born in 1984 in Athens. In 2011 she completed her Master degree at Biology of Exercise in Department of Physical Education and Sports Science with specialisation in Ergophysiology, while in 2016 she completed her PhD studies at the same department with excellent grade. Her professional career began in 2006 as Clinical Exercise Physiologist in pulmonary rehabilitation programmes for patients with chronic diseases. She has participated in several clinical research studies in patients with chronic diseases and athletes. She also has publications in international journals in the field of Ergophysiology, pulmonary rehabilitation, tele-rehabilitation and chronic care as well as numerous presentations in international conferences, where she has been awarded. Teaches: “Physiotherapy Management I&II: Cardiorespiratory theme”.