He graduated the Medical School of Athens University in 1978 and received his PhD degree from the same University in 1985. He has been specialized in Pulmonary Medicine (1978-1982) and sub-specialized in rehabilitation and chronic care in the University of Colorado Health Science Center (1986-88).
His research work is focused on the area of chronic patients’ care and e-Health applications, having participated in several national and international R&D projects, and having more than 100 international publications and presentations on the domain. He has been awarded by Greek Government for his contribution in the introduction of ICTs in the clinical practice, as well as by EC in the “e-Inclusion awards” contest for public services.
Currently, except of his clinical duties, he is an active member in the B3 group of the EIP on AHA (European Innovation Partnership on Active and healthy Ageing) Initiative and the Coordinator of the respective Greek national network.