1. Current Employment
    a. Professor and Chairman, Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, University
    of Crete
    b. Head of the Medical Physics Department, University Hospital of Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    I have been elected Chairman of the Division of Radiology, University of Crete for 2
    academic years (2015-2016 and 2016-2017).
  2. Positions in international organizations
    a. Vice President and President-elect (Vice President 2018-2021, President 2021-2024) of the
    International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP)
    b. Immediate Past President of the EFOMP
    c. President of the EURAMED (2017-2019)
    d. Chairman of EFOMP’s Examination Board (EEB)
    e. Member of the Board of Directors of IMPCB
    f. Member of the ICRP Task Group (TG) 108 and TG 109
  3. Research Interests
    My research interests have been focused on the assessment of radiation dose from medical
    examinations and associated risks with a special interest in embryo/fetal dosimetry, paediatric
    dosimetry, computed tomography and interventional radiology dosimetry and medical
    radiation protection. I have also made numerous contributions in the field of radiological
    diagnosis of osteoporosis (development/optimization of techniques).
    Publications (February 8, 2019) Number of publications in Scopus: 222, number of citations
    in Scopus 4045, h-index 34. Many of these publications are in leading journals such as
    Medical Physics, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Radiology, Investigative Radiology and
    European Radiology. Number of books: 8 (published and forthcoming).
  4. Recent Projects
    I have been involved in several projects as a coordinator, group leader or research member.
    My most recent projects are MEDIRAD (WP2 leader), EUCLID (project leader), EUTEMPE
    (Module 11 leader), CONCERT (project leader), pi-DRL (project leader), MEDRAPET
    (project leader).
  5. Organization of scientific meetings
    I have been involved in the organization of several international conferences, workshops and
    scientific meetings as President, Vice-President or Chair such as the VI International
    Conference on Medical Physics (Vice-chair, Patras 1999), European Congress of Medical
    Physics (President, Chair of the Congress Program Committee and Chair of the Scientific
    Committee, Athens 2016, the MEDRAPET workshop (Chair, Athens, 2012), the PiDRL
    workshop (Chair, Lisbon, 2015) and the EUCLID workshop (Co-chair, Luxembourg, 2019,
    forthcoming). Further, I have been on numerous conference scientific and organizing
  6. Invited presentations
    I have given more than 300 invited presentations in national and international conferences
    including ECR, RSNA (Radiological Society of North America) annual meeting, AAPM
    (American Association of Physicists in Medicine) annual meeting, IRPA (International
    Radiation Protection Association) conferences, IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)
    conferences and other scientific meetings, ICRP scientific meetings, IOMP Conferences and
    Congresses and EFOMP Congresses. I have also been invited by the IAEA to give webinars
    on ‘Diagnostic Reference Levels’ and ‘Managing X-ray exposure to pregnant patients’.
  7. Other academic activities
    a. President of the ‘Hellenic Association of Medical Physicists’ (1998-2000)
    b. Invited Visiting Professor for lectures on radiation protection (CT, Dose management of
    pregnant patients), Boston University, USA (2007)
    c. Scientific visit to enhance my knowldege on computed tomography, 17/7-17/8, 2006,
    Institute of Medical Physics, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
    d. Invited expert in several IAEA missions and meetings
    e. Member of several international workgroups for developing syllabuses and guidelines
    f. Peer-reviewer for several journals including Medical Physics, European Journal of Medical
    Physics, European Radiology, Investigative Radiology
  8. Editorial Board Member
    Editorial board member of several scientific journals including the ‘European Radiology’
    (from January 2011: Section Editor, Physics in Radiology), BJR/Case Reports (Senior
    Editor), the ‘European Journal of Medical Physics’ (Associate Editor), ‘Investigative
    Radiology’, ‘Journal of Radiological Protection’ etc.
  9. Awards and distinctions
    a. ‘Felicitation Certificate’, AOCMP-AMPICON 2017, Jaipur, India 2017
    b. ‘IOMP Fellow’, International Congress of Medical Physics, 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
    c. ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from IOMP/EFOMP/MEFOMP International meeting, 2015,
    d. ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from IOMP (World Congress of Medical Physics, 2015,
    e. ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from the Japan Radiological Society (74th Annual meeting of
    the Japan Radiological Society, 2015, Yokohama)
    f. ‘Appreciation Award’ from MEFOMP (International Conference of Medical Physics, 2013,
    Brighton, UK)
    g. ‘Appreciation Award’ from the Association of Medical Physicists of India’ (AMPICON
    2013, Kolkata)
    h. ‘Excellence in Research Award’ for the research performed on ‘Radiation doses and risks
    from CT examinations’, Hellenic Ministry of Education, 2012.
    i. The paper entitled “Eye-Lens Bismuth Shielding in Pediatric Head CT: Artifact Evaluation
    and Reduction” published in Pediatric Radiology was awarded the ‘Walter E. Berdon Award’
    (The Society for Pediatric Radiology), 2011