Alkiviadis C. Vatopoulos

Professor in Public Health Microbiology, School of Public Health, University of West Attica

Education: 

  1. Medical (qualifying) Degree, University of Athens Medical School, 1978. 
  2. Doctoral Degree, University of Athens Medical School 1979. 
  3. State Accredified Specialist in Microbiology, 1985.
  4. Postgraduate training (British council fellowship) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MSc course in Medical Microbiology) 19851986. 

Professional Career: 

  1. Physician specialising in Microbiology, Depts of Microbiology, Immunology, Haematology, Biochemistry, Evangelismos General Hospital Athens, Greece, 19811985. 
  2. Accredified Specialist in Microbiology, Dept of Microbiology, Hippocration General Hospital Athens, Greece 19861991. 
  3. Lecturer, Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University, Medical School, 1991 1995
  4. Assist. Professor, Dept of Hygiene & Epidemiology, Athens University, Medical School, 1995 -02 
  5. Assoc. Professor, Dept of Hygiene & Epidemiology, Athens University, Medical School, 2002–03.
  6. Professor of Microbiology, National School of Public Health. Athens Greece 2003 – 2019 
  7. Scientific Director, Central Public Health Laboratory 2009 –2018
  8. Professor of Microbiology, School of Public Health, University of West Attica 2019-today 

Main scientific interests

  • Public Health Microbiology.
  • Hospital acquired Infections.
  • The study of the epidemiology and molecular biology of antibiotic resistance. (Coordination of the Hellenic System for the Surveillance of Antibiotic Resistance (www.mednet.gr/whonet)

 Publications: more than 130 in international peer reviewed journals  

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