Maria Karagiannidou

Research Assistant

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Research Interests

Maria Karagiannidou is currently a Research Assistant at PSSRU and she is participating in the MODEM project: Modeling costs and outcomes for Dementia.

She has a BSc in Psychology from Middlesex University and an MSc in Psychology & Counselling from the University of Sheffield. She is also completing an MSc in International Health Policy at LSE.

Her main areas of interest include Aging, dementia, community based-primary prevention and patient education, public health practice, health economics, health systems, dementia risk factors, economic evaluation and dementia.

Maria, worked for a number of years as a researcher and project manager for the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Greek National School of Public Health and the Greek Ministry of Health and has been involved in several research projects in the health field (for example: “Development and promotion of community mental health projects. Cooperation to secure access of cross-border population to primary mental health services, INTERREG III” “ - “Health economics study on the management & economic evaluation of osteoporosis in Greece” - “European Network of Regions Improving Citizen Health-ENRICH”).

She was also for several years head of the “Agios Ioannis” Care Unit for Alzheimer's disease (Greek Association of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders). Maria, is currently a member of the division of Health at the Institute of Democracy “Konstantinos Karamanlis”. She was also the Deputy Chair of the Panhellenic Institute of Neurodegenerative Disorders from 2010 - 2012.

Maria Karagiannidou's Publications