|Clinical Specialist in Public Health/Community Nursing and Instructor in Primary Health Care at the Dept. of Social Medicine, University of Crete.
Holds a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Arts in Medical Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University, USA and a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece.
As a board certified advanced practice nurse in the USA, she has served as a consultant for community outreach projects and assessment needs, continuing education reviewer for the ‘ennessee Nurses Association and director of referral services for a large non-profit home care organization in New Jersey.
As a Clinical Specialist at the Regional Health and Welfare System of Crete from 2003-2010, she was responsible for overseeing primary health care services and personnel activities in rural health centers throughout the island of Crete. She has also taught undergraduate nursing courses at the ‘echnological Ňducational …nstitute of Crete and is currently teaching medical students at the University of Crete.
She has been appointed expert nurse for the International Council of Nurses regarding primary health care, home care and advanced practice nursing, representing the Hellenic Nurses National Association.