Efstratios M. Kolibianakis

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Professor Kolibianakis got his Medical Degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1991), and his MSc in Medical and Pharmaceutical Research (2002) and PhD on the optimization of GnRH antagonist stimulation (2004) from the Dutch Speaking Brussels Free University in Belgium. He also has an MSc in Healthcare Management from the School of Social Sciences at the Greek Open University (2014).

Professor Kolibianakis has published several chapters in books, 165 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals (PUBMED, 5/2020), has 7470 citations (SCOPUS, 5/2020) and a Hirsch Index of 50 (SCOPUS, 5/2020). Professor Kolibianakis has given more than 200 lectures at international meetings and has been on the editorial boards of Human Reproduction (2005-2009), BJOG (2017-2020), RBMOnline (2009-present), Fertility-Sterility (2011-present) and F&S Science (2020).

He has served as the the coordinator of the Special Interest Group Reproductive Endocrinology (SIG RE) of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) (2013-2015), as  the Chair of Special Interest Groups Committee of ESHRE(2017-2019) and he is currently past chair of the Special Interest Groups Committee of ESHRE.

Professor Kolibianakis is the Head of the Unit for Human Reproduction at the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and the director of the executive committee for the postgraduate training programs (MSc) in “Human Reproduction ” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).

Dimitrios G. Goulis

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Professor Dimitrios G. Goulis completed his medical training (MD) and received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Having a scholarship from the European Union, he worked as clinical research fellow at St. Mary’s Hospital (Imperial College), London, acquiring the specialty of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He is currently professor of Reproductive Endocrinology in the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University, Greece. He has published 300 full papers in peer-review international journals and has been an invited speaker in more than 400 international and congresses. His main research interests include Andrology, endocrine complications of pregnancy, polycystic ovary syndrome, menopausal transition, and research methodology.

He is currently or had been:

  • Head of the Unit of Reproductive Endocrinology, 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Director of the training center in Andrology of the European Academy of Andrology (EAA)
  • Director of the executive committee for the postgraduate training programs (MSc) in “Research Methodology in Medicine and Health Sciences” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  • Deputy director of the executive committee for the postgraduate training programs (MSc) in “Human Reproduction” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  • President-Elect of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS).
  • Vice-president of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS).
  • Secretary-general of the European Academy of Andrology (EAA)
  • Member of the executive committee for the postgraduate training program (MSc) in “Medical Research Methodology” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).
  • Associate editor of “Human Reproduction”, “Andrology”, “Metabolism”, “Journal of Endocrinological Investigation”, “Hormones”, “Anir” and “Human Reproduction Open”

Email: dgg (@) auth.gr

www.dimitriosgoulis.org

Tel: 2310 991 509

Grigorios Grimbizis

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Professor Grigoris F Grimbizis, M.D., Ph.D., is the Director of the 1st Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki from 2017. He received his Medical Degree in 1984, graduated as an obstetrician-gynecologist in 1993 and, did his PhD at the same University in 1996. He worked as a post-graduate fellow in infertility and endoscopic surgery at the Centre for Reproductive Medicine of the Free University of Brussels. His research and clinical interests include gynecological endoscopy and reproductive medicine and he has published more than 100 papers in these fields. He is the President of ESGE (European Society for Gynecological Endoscopy) and he was a past member of the Executive Committee of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology), elected member of the Committee of National Representative of ESHRE, Vice President of the Hellenic Society of Gynecological Endoscopy, elected member of the Executive Board of Hellenic Society of Obstetrics – Gynecology and the Hellenic Society of Reproductive Medicine. He was coordinator of the Committee ESHRE/ESGE Working Group for female genitals anomalies, member of the ESHRE/ESGE/WES working group for the recommendations of the surgical treatment of Endometriosis and of the working group for the classification of endometriosis.

grimbi@med.auth.gr

Email: grimbi (@) auth.gr

Tel: 2313 323 131

Alexandros F. Lambropoulos

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Dr. Alexandros F. Lambropoulos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1958. He graduated from the School of Sciences, Department of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1981 and received his MSc degree in Molecular Biology from the Ecole des Sciences, Université de Genève, Suisse in 1983. During 1983-1984, he has worked as a research assistant at the Insitut de Pathologie, Hôpital Cantonal de Genève, Suisse. He received his PhD from the School of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1989 under the supervision of Professor S. Koliais. In 1991, he was appointed lecturer in Biology and Genetics in the Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in 1996 Assistant Professor, in 2006 Associate Professor and in 2013 Professor. He teaches Biology and Genetics to undergraduate and graduate students at the Faculty of Medicine and to undergraduate students at the Faculty of Dentistry of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Dr. Lambropoulos has participated in the translation of two books in medical Genetics and published more than 70 papers in peer review international journals with more than 1300 references; he has written 10 chapters in books and 12 papers in Greek journals. He was an invited speaker in more than 24 Greek and international congresses and seminars. He has been a reviewer in 5 international medical journals and member of the Editorial Board of 1 international journal.
His main research interests include genetic epidemiology, stem cells and cancer.

Email: lambrop (@) auth.gr

Tel: 2310 991 486

Leonidas Zepiridis

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Dr. Leonidas I. Zepiridis completed his medical training (MD) at Ioannina University, Greece in 1989 and completed his training in OBGYN in the United Kingdom and Greece. He received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2004.

In Feb 2010 he completed his two-year Subspecialty in Assisted Reproduction (ESHRE accredited), at the Unit for Human Reproduction of the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, “Papageorgiou” General Hospital, Greece, and for the next six months he was a Fellow as part of his Subspecialty Training in Assisted Reproduction on “In Vitro Maturation of Oocytes”, at the Dutch Speaking Free University of Brussels, Belgium.

Dr. Zepiridis has published more than 45 papers in peer review international journals with more than 1500 references, and 37 full papers in Greek journals.

He authored 2 chapters in international and 18 chapters in Greek books and was an invited speaker in more than 90 national and international congresses and seminars.

He is currently an associate professor of OBGYN in the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

His main interests include infertility, endoscopic surgery and ultrasound in Obgyn.

Email: lzepeiri (@) auth.gr

Anna-Bettina Haidich

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Dr. Bettina Haidich was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1974. She graduated from the Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics in 1996 and received her MSc degree in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK in 1997. During 1998-1999, she has worked as a biostatistician at the Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research of the Harvard School of Public Health. She received her Ph.D. from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina in 2003 under the supervision of Professor John P.A. Ioannidis. In 2011, she was appointed lecturer and in 2013 assistant professor (non-tenure) in Hygiene-Medical Statistics in the Department of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She teaches Medical Statistics and Epidemiology to undergraduate and graduate students at the Department of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and in relevant seminars / workshops.

Dr. Haidich has written a book in medical statistics and published 75 papers in international journals with more than 1000 references. She was an invited speaker in more than 30 Greek and international congresses and seminars. She has been a reviewer in 10 international medical journals and member of the Editorial Board of two international journals and the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group. Her research interests include epidemiology, medical statistics, with emphasis in the methodology of safety reporting in clinical trials and meta-analyses.

Email: haidich (@) auth.gr

Tel: 2310 999 143

Basil C. Tarlatzis

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Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics – Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine
Past Chairman of the 1st Dept of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Past Vice President of the Council of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Past Dean and Vice Dean, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Past Deputy Chairman of the National Authority of Medically Assisted Reproduction
President-Elect of the European Board & College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG)
Past Chairman of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
Past President of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS)
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Dutch-speaking Brussels Free University (AZ-VUB)
International Award in Gynecology (Premio Internazionale per la Ginecologia) “Arnaldo Bruno”, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Italy.
“ASRM Service Award” American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
“Fellow ad Eundem” Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (RCOG)
Award “G. Kotzias”, Hellenic Society of Physiology
“Award” from the Hellenic Union of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
“Excellence in Academic work in Health Sciences”, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
“Honorary Award”, Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
“Honorary Member” International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS)
“Excellence in Research”, School of Medicine, Aristotle University
“In recognition of the great Scientific Contribution”, Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Society (EFSS)
Deputy Editor Human Reproduction Update
Editorial Board Member of 14 International and 7 National Scientific Journals
Editor / Co-Editor in 5 Scientific Books
Member of 18 International and 24 National Scientific Societies
Participation in more than 750 Congresses International and National
165 Abstracts in International Congresses and 100 in National Congresses
353 Publications in International peer-reviewed Scientific Journals and 85 in National Journals
H-index 76, Citations 25670 (Google Scholar 2020)