Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Ioannina School of Health Sciences-Faculty of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
Dr Evangelos Liberopoulos is an Internist-Diabetologist-Lipidologist at the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece. He graduated from the University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece in 1996 (grade: excellent). He trained as an Internist at the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece (board qualification 2004-grade: excellent). He acquired his doctoral degree from the University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece in 1996 (grade: excellent). He specialized in lipid disorders and cardiovascular disease prevention at the Royal Free Hospital, UCL, London, UK (December 2004-December 2005) and in diabetes at the Diabetology Centre of ‘Laikon’ Hospital-University of Athens Medical School (May 2016-May 2017, board qualification 2020). He has been nominated as Fellow of the American Society of Angiology (US), Fellow of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (UK) and Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Scientists (US).
He currently serves as an Associate Professor in Internal Medicine at the University of Ioannina School of Health Sciences-Faculty of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece and a Consultant in Internal Medicine at the 2nd Department of Internal Medicine and Outpatient Diabetes and Lipid Clinics in the University Hospital of Ioannina, Greece. His main academic and clinical interests include dyslipidemia, diabetes, hypertension and other metabolic diseases. He has gained 28 awards for his research activities. He has published 237 papers in international peer-reviewed journals (total impact factor 722.542) with 7709 citations and an H factor of 49 on GOOGLE SCHOLAR (29/7/2020). He is a member of 21 scientific societies and member of the executive board of 2 scientific societies. He is a member of the writing committee for guidelines issued by the Hellenic Diabetes Association and the Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society. He has given over 400 talks in national and international meetings on topics related to lipids, diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention. He has acted as a referee for 81 journals and he is an Associate Editor for 2 journals and a member of the Editorial Board of 2 other journals. He has co-organized several Hellenic congresses and European courses. He has participated as primary investigator or subinvestigator in 18 international studies and was the National Coordinator for Greece for the ODYSSEY-OUTCOMES study. He is currently the National Leader for the HELLAS FH registry and member of the Steering Committee of Familial Hypercholesterolemia Studies Collaboration (FHSC). Dr Liberopoulos is currently serving as President of the Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society (HAS) and Vice-President of the Internal Medicine Society of Northwestern Greece.