Margaret Tzaphlidou

Department of Medical Physics, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece, Greece

Margaret Tzaphlidou serves as the Head of Medical Physics Department and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. She has also worked as the Director of the Division of Clinical and Basic Morphological Sciences of the same university for 3 academic years and as Vice-Dean for 2 academic years. Professor Tzaphlidou received her Ph.D. degree in medical biophysics from the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, in 1980. She has been a Project Evaluator for the European Commission, the INTAS, the Greek Ministry of Research and Technology, the Greek Ministry of Education, the Italian Ministry for Education University and Research, Slovak Republic, and Czech Republic, and she has served as a reviewer for 19 international scientific journals. In 1981, Professor Tzaphlidou established in the Department of Medical Physics, Ioannina University, the Biophysics Laboratory. The activities of the lab cover a variety of subjects in health sciences: connective tissues in health and disease, drugs action, electron microscopy, image analysis, protein modeling, body composition studies, and trace/major elements; in electromagnetism: biological effects, dosimetry, and electronics; in medical engineering: electronics in medicine and medical biotechnology; in informatics: human network; and in medical and international education. Since 1998, Professor Tzaphlidou has been involved in the activities of the UNESCO Chair in Life Sciences and Life Sciences International Higher Educational Schools. Her responsibilities also include teaching of medical physics and supervision of Ph.D. students. Tzaphlidou is a Visiting Lecturer at universities around the world (she has given 37 lectures in 26 universities and institutes). She brings much experience as an Editor and board member of international scientific journals and as a Guest Editor of six special issues.

Biography Updated on 23 October 2013

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