Short CV

  • Chairman, Hypertension Center STRIDE-7 (European Union), School of Medicine, Athens University - European Society of Hypertension (ESH) Excellence Center.
  • President Elect, International Society Hypertension (ISH) (2024-2026).
  • Immediate Past Chairman, European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Blood Pressure (BP) Monitoring & Cardiovascular Variability (2016-2022).
  • World Hypertension League (WHL) Special Envoy for BP Measurement.
  • International Pediatric Hypertension Association (IPHA) Executive Committee member.
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Committee Member on BP monitoring equipment.
  • Member of European Commission Scientific Committee SCENIHR on Sphygmomanometers.
  • Elected Fellow Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) Glasgow (2010) and London (2023).
  • European Society of Hypertension ‘Peter Sleight’ Award for outstanding contribution in research, education, and leadership in hypertension.
  • Past President Hellenic Society of Hypertension (2016-2018). Chaired hypertension guidelines and pediatric hypertension guidelines writing committees. Founded the ‘School of Hypertension’.
  • Invited speaker at Hypertension Societies’ meetings (European, International, Australian, Belgian, Canadian, Chinese, Danish, German, Indian, Japanese, Spanish; >100 lectures).
  • European Society of Hypertension Guidelines writing committee member for Ambulatory, Home, Clinic blood pressure methodology; Pediatric hypertension; Hypertension Clinic set-up; Blood pressure monitors validation; Professional BP monitors requirements.
  • Editorial board member: 11 PubMed journals. Reviewer: 58 PubMed journals; Br Med J Publishing Group; McMaster University's Health Information Research; European Research Council; 24 meeting of European and International Society of Hypertension.
  • Member of ESH, ISH, American Society of Hypertension; Chairman scientific committee 2014 European & International Society of Hypertension meeting.
  • Research work focused on blood pressure monitoring methodology and devices; White-coat hypertension; Masked hypertension; Pediatric hypertension; Hypertension epidemiology and control; Antihypertensive drug action.
  • Authored >400 PubMed articles; Presented >400 papers; Supervised >30 MD theses.
  • h-index 87; Citations >70,000 including citations in Hypertension Societies’ guidelines (European, International, American, British, Canadian, Australian, Japanese).


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