Gkaliagkousi, Evgenia

GKALIAGKOUSI
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine - Scientific field: Arterial Hypertension

Sector of Internal Medicine

Phone: +302310991532

egkaliagkousi@auth.gr

Discipline

Internal Medicine - Scientific field: Arterial Hypertension

Undergraduate Studies

1996 M.D.

School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Grade: 8 out of 10)

PhD Studies

2007 PhD

“The role of Nitric oxide in vascular and platelet function in essential hypertension”, Medical School King’s College, University of London (passed with honors)

Postdoctoral Studies/Fellowships

2007 Postdoctoral research

“Monocyte-platelet aggregates in the circulation: a novel biomarker for atherosclerosis”, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Guys’ and St’ Thomas Hospitals, Medical School of King’s College, University of London

2008

Postdoctoral fellowship, Guys and St Thomas Charity, Medical School of King’s College, University of London

Postdoctoral fellowship from the Greek Foundation for State Scholarships

Professional Career Milestones

2003 Scholarship from the Greek Foundation for State Scholarships for PhD studies in Clinical Pharmacology, King’s College, Guys and St Thomas’s Hospitals, Medical School, University of London

2008 Postdoctoral fellowship from the Greek Foundation for State Scholarships

2014 Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2017 Funding by the Hellenic Society of Hypertension for post-doctoral research

2017 Elected member of the Administrative Board of the Hellenic Society of Hypertension

2018 Hypertension Specialist, European Society of Hypertension

2019 Primary investigator in: Comparative study of eplerenone-based treatment strategy versus irbesartan based blood pressure lowering in obese hypertensive patients (HEBRO Study)

2019 Supervisor in a postdoctoral research project awarded by the Greek Foundation for State Scholarships

2019 Funding by the Hellenic Society of Hypertension for post-doctoral research

Since 2018 Member of the PhD and  Committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2020 Member of the Committee for Postgraduate Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2020 Funding by the Hellenic Society of Hypertension for post-doctoral research

2020 Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2020 Head of the European Society of Hypertension Excellence Center (Hypertension Division of the Third Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki)

2020 Scientific leader of the project “Evaluation of novel markers of endothelial dysfunction and thrombotic microenvironment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: association with markers of subclinical inflammation and cardiovascular damage (MIS 5047870), co-financed by Greece and the European Union (European Social Fund- ESF) through the Operational Programme “Human Resources Development, Education and Lifelong Learning 2014-2020” (Total fund: 50,000 Euros).

2020 Treasurer of the Administrative Board of the Hellenic Society of Hypertension

2020 Leader of the research team of Papageorgiou Hospital for the PVClinical project (PVClinical: Active Pharmacovigilance in Clinical Enviroments). Finding organization: Operational Program Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, under the call “RESEARCH-CREATE-INNOVATE” (project code T1EDK-0789, total budget 917,200.00)

2021 Funding by the Hellenic Society of Hypertension for post-doctoral research