Papadogeorgaki Eleni

Papadogeorgaki Eleni Microbiologist

Director, Microbiology Laboratory HYGEIA Hospital

Education & Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Medicine, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11117/31/10/1975
  • Degree of Training in Microbiology, Local Authority of Athens, Ministry of Health, 7540/09/04/1981

 

Doctoral thesis

  • “Study of the diarrheal infections due to Rotaviruses in neonates” Ph.D thesis accepted by the Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (13/07/1988, no 458)

Fellowship in Societies, Membership in Journal Editorial Committees

  • Hellenic Microbiology Society 

  • Greek Society for Clinical Microbiology and Laboratory Diagnosis 

  • Greek Society of Immunology 

  • Hellenic Society of Medical Mycology 

  • Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology 

  • British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 

  • European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 

  • European Confederation of Medical Mycology 

  • International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections – IUSTI Europe Editorial Board 

  • Journal of the Hellenic Microbiology Society 

  • Journal of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 

  • European Journal of Dermatology

 

Work Experience

  • 2009 – 2014: Director of the Microbiology Department of the “A.Syggros” University Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases 

  • 2010 – 2013:In charge of the AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Reference Laboratory of the “A.Syggros” University Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases

  • 1998 – 2009: Associate Director of the Microbiology Department of the “A.Syggros” University Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases 

  • 1989 – 1998: Registrar A’ of the Microbiology Department of the “A.Syggros” University Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases 

  • 1985 – 1989: Registrar B’ of the Microbiology Department of “Evagelismos” General Hospital 

  • 1984 – 1985: Registrar of the Microbiology Department of “Evagelismos” General Hospital 

  • 1980 – 1984:Registrar of the Thalassaemia Department of the Red Cross Hospital 

  • 1979 – 1980: Trainee in Microbiology in Charing Cross Hospital, Medical School, University of London, London, England 

  • 1979: Trainee in Microbiology, Royal Alexandra Hospital, N.Wales, England 

  • 1977 – 1979:Trainee in Microbiology ,Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital, University of London, London, England

  • 1976 – 1977:Director of the Kissos Medical Center, Magnesia Health Area 

  • 1974 – 1975:Externship in Paediatrics ,Cook County Hospital, Chicago,Ill.,USA

Education Experience:

  • 2013 – up to today: Teaching for the Postgraduate Program of the School of Public Health

  • 2011 – 2013: Organiser of Five Practical Workshops for the Hellenic Society of Medical Mycology for Clinical Microbiologists 

  • 2010 – up to today: Teaching for the Postgraduate Program “Clinical Biochemistry – Molecular Diagnostics” , Biology Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 

  • 2008 – up to today: Teaching for the Postgraduate Program of the Hellenic Society of Microbiology for trainees Microbiologists 

  • 1999,2000,2009: Teaching for the Postgraduate Program of Oral Pathology for Dentists, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 

  • 1991 – to today: Teaching for the Postgraduate Program for trainees and trained Clinical Microbiologists , Greek Society for Clinical Microbiology and Laboratory Diagnosis

  • 1989 – 2014: Teaching for the Training Program for trainees Microbiologists in A.Syggros” University Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases and trainees from other Hospitals(rotation training) 

  • 1984 – 1988: Teaching for the Training Program for trainees Microbiologists, Microbiology Department of “Evagel

 

Clinical & Research Interest

Clinical Interest:

  • Infections due to bacteria, Candida spp., Dermatophytes and Parasites 

  • Genital tract infections 

  • Infections of the immunocompromised patient Research Interest: 

  • Surveillance of Gram negative bacteria 

  • New molecular diagnostics for infections 

  • Multidrug resistant bacteria

 

Honors & Awards

  • Medical School , National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Scholarship Award –National Scholarship Scheme

Books

  • Chapter “Laboratory Investigations of Dermatological Specimens for Superficial Fungal Diseases “ pp.154 – 162 in “Investigations for Laboratory Diagnosis of Infections due to Bacteria, Fungi and Parasites”,2013, Hellenic Society of Microbiology editions

  • Chapter 7 pp. 115- 131 in “Venereology: Sexually Transmitted Infections and Skin Diseases of the Genital Tract”:J.D.Stratigos,1st ed, 2004, Parissianos editions 

  • Chapter “Lesions of the Genital Tract” in “Infections of the Genital area”, 2003, Hellenic Society of Microbiology editions 

  • Chapter 24 pp. 430- 442 in: “Diagnostics in Oral Pathology, Oral Surgery and Radiology” : A.Angelopoulos, N.Spyropoulos, K.Tsihlakis, 3rd ed,2001,Litsas editions

 

Recent Publications

  • Screening for asymptomatic scalp carriage in household contacts of patients with tinea capitis during 1997-2011:a retrospective hospital – based study Dessinioti C, Papadogeorgaki E,Athanassopoulou V, Antoniou C, Stratigos AJ : Mycoses 2014;57(6):366-70 

  • Cutaneous alternariosis in an immunocompetent patient successfully treated with oral fluconazole Dessinioti C, SoumalevrisA, Papadogeorgaki E, Athanassopoulou V, Christofidou E, Antoniou C, Stratigos AJ: Eur J Dermatol 2013;23(4):545-7 

  • Actinic varicella vaccine rash Theodoridou K, Papaevangelou V, Papadogeorgaki E, Quinivan M, Theodoridou M, Kakourou T, Breuer J: Pediatr Infect Dis J 2011;30(12):1116 – 8 

  • Chlamydia trachomatis ompA genotypes in male patients with urethritis in Greece:conservation of the serovar distribution and evidence for mixed infections with Chlamydophila abortus Psarrakos P, Papadogeorgaki E, Sachse K, Vretou E: Moll Cell Probes 2011; 25(4): 168 – 73 

  • Chlamydia trachomatis serovar distribution and Neisseria gonorrhoeae coinfection in male patients with urethritis in Greece Papadogeorgaki E, Pittaras TE, Papaparaskevas J, Pitiriga V, Katsambas A, Tsakris A: J Clin Microbiol 2010; 48(6): 2231 -4