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Christos D Lionis

Christos Lionis

position: Professor and 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/).


Articles contributed to by this person


Editorial 1 March 2007

Establishing academic rural practice: a future and challenging target


Editorial 10 December 2003

Emergence of the European Section of the international journal of Rural and Remote Health


Editorial 20 December 2010

Restoring humanity in health care through the art of compassion: an issue for the teaching and research agenda in rural health care


Editorial 26 November 2012

Conducting research in rural primary care medicine: do we need more experimental research or guidance?


Original Research 7 February 2006

Seeking prescribing patterns in rural Crete: a pharmacoepidemiological study from a primary care area


Original Research 9 June 2005

Are health education meetings effective in recruiting women in cervical screening programmes? An innovative and inexpensive intervention from the island of Crete


Original Research 17 August 2005

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


Original Research 22 October 2012

Perceptions of primary care professionals on quality of services in rural Greece: a qualitative study


Letter to the Editor 25 March 2013

Greek rural GPs' opinions on how financial crisis influences health, quality of care and health equity

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