Dr. Evangelos C. Alexopoulos

Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece

Occupational Health Department, Greece



2002 Doctor of Science, Erasmus University Rotterdam & University of Athens, Epidemiology
2000 M.Sc., Erasmus University Rotterdam, Epidemiology

1998 MPH, University of Athens

Publications (selected)

  1. Tigani X, Artemiadis AK, Alexopoulos EC, Chrousos GP, Darviri C (2011) Gender differences in Greek centenarians. A cross-sectional nation-wide study, examining multiple socio-demographic and personality factors and health locus of control. BMC Geriatr 11(1): 87.
  2. Alexopoulos EC, Koutsogiannou P, Moratis E, Mestousi A, Jelastopulu E. Pain in cancer patients: the Greek experience. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2011 Dec; 15(5): 442-6.
  3. Alexopoulos EC, Messolora F, Tanagra D. Comparative mortality ratios of cancer among men in Greece across broad occupational groups. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2011 Dec; 84(8): 943-9.
  4. Gaitanis G, Alexopoulos EC, Bassukas ID. Cryosurgery is more effective in the treatment of primary, non-superficial basal cell carcinomas when applied during and not prior to a five week imiquimod course: a randomized, prospective, open-label study. Eur J Dermatol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 21(6): 952-8.
  5. Kokkinis FP, Bouros D, Hadjistavrou K, Ulmeanu R, Serbescu A, Alexopoulos EC. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cellular profile in workers exposed to chrysotile asbestos. Toxicol Ind Health. 2011 Oct; 27(9): 849-56.
  6. Alexopoulos EC, Bouros D, Dimadi M, Serbescu A, Bakoyannis G, Kokkinis FP. Comparative analysis of induced sputum and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) profile in asbestos exposed workers. J Occup Med Toxicol. 2011 Aug 14; 6: 23.
  7. Darviri C, Artemiadis AK, Tigani X, Alexopoulos EC. Life and self-rated health: a cross-sectional study of 3,601 citizens of Athens, Greece. BMC Public Health. 2011 Aug 4; 11: 619.
  8. Andreou E, Alexopoulos EC, Lionis C, Varvogli L, Gnardellis C, Chrousos GP, Darviri C. Perceived Stress Scale: reliability and validity study in Greece. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011 Aug; 8(8): 3287-98.
  9. Geitona M, Hatzikou M, Steiropoulos P, Alexopoulos EC, Bouros D. The cost of COPD exacerbations: a university hospital--based study in Greece. Respir Med. 2011 Mar; 105(3): 402-9.
  10. Bougea A, Darviri C, Alexopoulos EC. A systematic review of randomized controlled interventions for parents' distress in pediatric leukemia. ISRN Oncol. 2011; 2011: 959247.
  11. Artemiadis AK, Anagnostouli MC, Alexopoulos EC. Stress as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis onset or relapse: a systematic review. Neuroepidemiology. 2011; 36(2): 109-20. Epub 2011 Feb 17. Review.
  12. Alexopoulos EC, Tanagra D, Detorakis I, Gatsi P, Goroyia A, Michalopoulou M, Jelastopulu E. Knee and low back complaints in professional hospital nurses: occurrence, chronicity, care seeking and absenteeism. Work. 2011; 38(4): 329-35.
  13. Alexopoulos EC. Introduction to multivariate regression analysis. Hippokratia. 2010 Dec; 14(Suppl 1): 23-8.
  14. Alexopoulos EC, Batzi E, Messolora F, Jelastopulu E. Wide range of point prevalences of healthcare-associated infections in Western Greece. Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Nov 26: 1-6.
  15. Papadas TA, Alexopoulos EC, Mallis A, Jelastopulu E, Mastronikolis NS, Goumas P. Survival after laryngectomy: a review of 133 patients with laryngeal carcinoma. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Jul; 267(7): 1095-101.
  16. Jelastopulu E, Merekoulias G, Alexopoulos EC. Underreporting of communicable diseases in the prefecture of Achaia, western Greece, 1999-2004 – missed opportunities for early intervention. Euro Surveill. 2010 May 27; 15(21): 19579.
  17. Merekoulias G, Alexopoulos EC, Belezos T, Panagiotopoulou E, Jelastopulu DM. Lymphocyte to monocyte ratio as a screening tool for influenza. PLoS Curr. 2010 Mar 29; 2: RRN1154.
  18. Alexopoulos EC, Jelastopulu E, Aronis K, Dougenis D. Cigarette smoking among university students in Greece: a comparison between medical and other students. Environ Health Prev Med. 2010 Mar; 15(2): 115-20.
  19. Tsigonia A, Lagoudi A, Chandrinou S, Linos A, Evlogias N, Alexopoulos EC. Indoor air in beauty salons and occupational health exposure of cosmetologists to chemical substances. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 Jan; 7(1): 314-24.
  20. Tsigonia A, Tanagra D, Linos A, Merekoulias G, Alexopoulos EC. Musculoskeletal disorders among cosmetologists. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 Dec; 6(12): 2967-79.
  21. Gaitanis G, Nomikos K, Vava E, Alexopoulos EC, Bassukas ID. Immunocryosurgery for basal cell carcinoma: results of a pilot, prospective, open-label study of cryosurgery during continued imiquimod application. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2009 Dec; 23(12): 1427-31.
  22. Alexopoulos EC, Geitona M. Self-rated health: inequalities and potential determinants. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 Sep; 6(9): 2456-69.
  23. Gaitanis G, Velegraki A, Alexopoulos EC, Kapsanaki-Gotsi E, Zisova L, Ran Y, Zhang H, Arsenis G, Bassukas ID, Faergemann J. Malassezia furfur fingerprints as possible markers for human phylogeography. ISME J. 2009 Apr; 3(4): 498-502.
  24. Jelastopulu E, Alexopoulos EC, Venieri D, Tsiros G, Komninou G, Constantinidis TC, Chrysanthopoulos K. Substantial underreporting of tuberculosis in West Greece: implications for local and national surveillance. Euro Surveill. 2009 Mar 19; 14(11). pii: 19152.
  25. Alexopoulos EC, Kavadi Z, Bakoyannis G, Papantonopoulos S. Subjective risk assessment and perception in the Greek and English bakery industries. J Environ Public Health. 2009; 2009: 891754.

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