Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Measuring the frequency of functional gastrointestinal disorders in rural Crete: a need for improving primary care physicians' diagnostic skills

Christos D Lionis

Prof Christos Lionis

qualifications: Associate Professor

position: Head

Greece

Since 1995 Christos Lionis has worked at the University of Crete Medical School, where he is Professor and Director of the Clinic of Social and Family Medicine. With a passion for the importance and the value of Family Medicine, Christos is actively involved in the development of Primary Care and General Practice in Greece. He currently co-ordinates a thriving GP research network on rural Crete, and is also responsible for the supervision of a number of PhD students in the fields of quality management and the formulation of guidelines for management of common disease and chronic conditions, factors contributing to cardiovascular disease, gastroenterology, mental health and morbidity in general practice. Prior to his employment at the University of Crete, Christos worked for 9 years as Manager and Medical Director of Spili Health Centre, obtaining experience as a clinician and researcher in the field of Primary Health Care and General Practice in a rural setting. For further information refer to the website of the Clinic of Social and Family Medicine (http://www.fammed.uoc.gr/).


Ashild  Olsen-Faresjo

Ashild Olsen-Faresjo

qualifications: PhD Student

position: Researcher


Foteini  Anastasiou

Dr Foteini Anastasiou

qualifications: PhD Student

position: Trainee in General Practice

Greece

General Practice, practice in rural areas, functional GI disorders.


Mari-Ann  Wallander

Mari-Ann Wallander

qualifications: Associate Professor

position: Researcher


Saga  Johansson

Saga Johansson

qualifications: Associate Professor

position: Researcher


Tomas  Faresjo

Tomas Faresjo

qualifications: Associate Professor

position: Director of Studies

Sweden

Tomas Faresjö is associate professor in Medical Sociology at the Department of Health and Society, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University in Sweden. As an active lecturer and researcher he has for almost 25 years participated in several interdisciplinary studies in the field of community medicine and epidemiology.


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