Christina Chrysohoou was born in Athens at 1967 and finished Patras University Medical School at January 1993 (entered after national examinations at 1986). During 1994-1995, she studied internal medicine at St. Anargyroi Oncological Hospital, Athens, Greece. In 2000, she fulfilled her training in cardiology (1st Cardiology Clinic University of Athens), and afterwards she obtained her Ph.D. degree in the field of the echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricular diastolic function. She has worked as a Research Associate of Cardiology Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Athens, and has been trained in echocardiography at the University of Athens and University of London, St. Georges Hospital, in epidemiology and medical statistics at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and in heart failure and cardiac MRI, as a Postdoctoral Fellow, at the Cardiology Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington DC, USA. Since May 2006, she has worked as a cardiologist (registrar) in the 1st Cardiology Clinic of the University of Athens, Greece, where she works at the Heart Failure Unit, in the echocardiography unit and in the epidemiology unit, where she conducts studies in clinical epidemiology, while she has participated in many European projects. Dr. Chrysohoou is the main author or coauthor of 170 original scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals (citation index more than 2000) and of approximately 600 announcements in international scientific meetings, and she has received international awards. Furthermore, she is a reviewer in several international journals, and she is a member of several national and international medical societies.
Biography Updated on 27 April 2010