Professor Efstathios P. Efstathopoulos

Professor Efstathios P. Efstathopoulos is Professor of Medical Physics at the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Head of the Medical Radiation Physics Unit and Medical Physics and Radiation Protection Expert at Attikon General University Hospital in Athens, Director and Chairman of the Special Interdepartmental Committee of the Postgraduate Program “Nanomedicine” (Medical School and Department of Pharmacy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) and Vice President of Administrative Affairs, Academic Affairs and Student Care, Hellenic Open University (HOU) .

He is currently a member of the national examination committee of the Ministry of Health for the nomination of professional licence for Medical Physicists. His research focuses on x-ray dosimetry of patients and staff and quantification of carcinogenic risk, imaging of cardiovascular system, detection of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques, and applications of nanotechnology to health. He has published more than 110 original papers in international scientific journals, which have received more than 2700 citations in international literature. He has authored four chapters in scientific books. He has presented more than 100 papers in scientific conferences and delivered more than 60 invited lectures in Greek and international scientific conferences.