Stavros Ristanis was born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1978. He acquired his M.D. degree in 2001 and successfully completed his Ph.D. degree in 2009, earning a distinction. He is currently at his last year as an Orthopedic Resident at the University Hospital of Ioannina, the Department of Orthopedics and as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center, under the direction of Professor Georgoulis. Since 2002, he serves as a Lecturer at the Public Institute for Professional Training, and since 2004, he has been teaching at the National Health System Institute for Paramedics. Since 2004, he has also been a Member of the Board of Examiners of Public Institutes for Professional Training (for several specialties) and a Member of the Board of Examiners of National Health System Institutes (for Paramedics graduation). He has been awarded several times, and in 2006, he was awarded for his research work with the best European Young Researcher’s Award from the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA). He is an Active Member of the Orthopedic Research Society since 2004. His research work is focused on knee and shoulder injuries and their biomechanical evaluation using motion analysis, EMG, force plates, and dynamometry.
Biography Updated on 16 January 2011