Printza, Athanasia

Athanasia Printza
Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology - Phoniatrics

1st Department of Otorhinolaryngology


Otorhinolaryngology - Phoniatrics

Undergraduate Studies

1991 M.D. School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Postgraduate Studies

2003 MSc Medical Research Technology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Master’s Thesis “Maximum Phonation Time (MPT) and aerodynamic parameters of phonation: normative values and findings in dysphonic individuals”

2006 MSc in Speech and Swallowing Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Master’s Thesis “Is pepsin detected in the saliva of patients who experience pharyngeal reflux?”

PhD Studies

2004 PhD “ Study of the reliability and diagnostic value of stroboscopy in the evaluation of benign vocal pathology”. School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Residency program

Trained in Greece and England. Qualified as an Otorhinolaryngologist in 2000 (bord exams - permit to work from 24/7/2000). Training: Surgical Dept of Edessa (January 1992 - January 1993), ENT - Oncological Dept, Theagenion Hospital (May 1994 -December 1996), ENT Dept Northampton General Hospital,England (February 1997 - August 1997), ENT Dept Pinderfields & Pontefract Hospital NHS Trust, England (August 1997 - July 1998), University ENT Dept, AUTH, AHEPA Hospital (July 1998 - March 2000).

Post- qualification training

Medical School, University of Newcastle, England. Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery Department and the Phoniatrics Department at the University of Erlangen – Nürnberg,

Germany. Continuing education in educational methodology (1st 6-month seminar “Educating the Educators”, at the Medical School, AUTH, 2002, Integrating technology in educational practice, Support Center for Education, AUTH, 2007).