Kimon Volikas, MD, PhD

Professor of Geriatrics
St. Georges University of London Medical School in the University of Nicosia
39 Thrakis, 2 Queen Sophias Square, 17122 Nea Smyrni, Athens, Greece

Biography

EDUCATION

• Post Doctoral Residency in Gerontology and Geriatrics Gerontology and Geriatrics Department G. D Annuzio University of Chieti Pescara Italy (1995)
• PhD entitled .Index of mycobacterial contamination in young ages in Greece, Faculty of Medicine National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Supervisor Professor D. Trichopoulos (1993)
• Residency in Internal Medicine, 251 Hellenic Air Force General Hospital Athens (1980-1981, 1985-1988) No. License 227517, 15/11/88
• Bachelor in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (1980)

Research Interest

His research interests include epidemiology, biology of aging, dementia, osteoporosis

Scientific Activities

Licenses, Professional Memberships

Member of the Governing Board of the Hellenic Gerontology and Geriatrics Association (Vice President since 2008)
• National Representative of Greece in the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society EUGMS (2002-2005)
• National Representative of Greece in the European Region of International Association of Gerontology (2002-2005)
• National Representative of Hellenic Gerontology and Geriatrics Association, with the official authorization of PanHellenic Medical Association, in the E.U.M.S.-G.M.S.
• Member of Hellenic Association of Atherosclerosis
• Member of the Governing Board of Hellenic Aerospace Medical Society (since 2009)
• Member of the Medical Studies Association
• Member of the Italian Geriatric Society, SIGG (1995-2000)
• Member of the Athens Medical Association, Reg. No 20193

Member Of Scientific And Organizing Committees

• Member of Program and Scientific Committee of 7th-12th PanHellenic Congress of Hellenic Gerontology and Geriatrics Association, 2000-2012
• Chairman of Program Committee, 18th Multithematic Medical Symposium, 251 Hellenic Air Force General Hospital, Athens 26-27 February 2009
• Member of Editorial Board Geriatrics and Gerontology Journal, Hellenic Gerontology and Geriatrics Association, 2004-2009
• Chairman of Program Committee, 3rd scientific seminar Department of Nursing Technological Educational Institute of Larissa, 19-20 October 2007
• Reviewer of scientific announcements in Gerontology, 33rd Pan-Hellenic Medical Congress Athens 2-5 May 2007
• General Secretary, 3rd National Congress of Hellenic Aerospace Medical Society with International Participations, Athens 8-10 September 2005
• Editor of 251 Hellenic Air Force General Hospitals Journal, 2006-2007
• Chairman of Program Committee, 1st Geriatric Symposium with International Participations 251 Hellenic Air Force General Hospital, Athens 28 March 1998
• General Secretary in the 7th Multithematic Medical Symposium, 251 Hellenic Air Force General Hospital, Athens 26-27 February 1998
• General Secretary in the Medical Symposium for Drugs, 251 Hellenic Air Force General Hospital, Athens February 1993

Publications

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS

1. Di Iorio A, Zito M, Gigante M, Volikas K, Abate G. Arterial Hypotension in the elderly. Review Giornale di Gerontologia. 2000; 48: 36-40
2. Federici S, Savorani A, Martini T, Volikas K. Modification of indicators of health in relation with Pathology . Giornale di Gerontologia. 1995; 43: 6-16.
3. Karkantaris X, Papathanasiou E, Livaditou A, Volikas K, Bitsaktsis A. Case of Asymptomatic Sarcoidosis, Athens. Medical Review of Greek Armed Forces. 1989; 23: 237-240.
4. Yatromanolakis N, Zouboulis C, Volikas K, Koulouris K.Tuberculous infection rate in young ages during the period 1981-1986. 1988; 54: 437-441.