Dr Kyprianou studied Medicine (1986-1992) with a state scholarship at Medical School, University of Athens. He subsequently completed clinical fellowships in Pulmonary Medicine & Tuberculosis (1992-1997) and Intensive Care Medicine (2000-2002) in University Hospitals in Athens. He obtained his PhD in 2002 (thesis on auditory evoked potentials – based, sedation monitoring in ICU) and the European Diploma in Intensive Care (EDIC) in 2003. He also attended several post-graduate training programs in Intensive Care Medicine in Hospitals / University Clinics / Research Centers in Great Britain, France & Italy. He has been certified (instructor level) in Fundamental Critical Care Support (Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA).
He has been the founding Head of the Department of Intensive Care – Nicosia General Hospital (2006-2018). In 2013, upon completion of 20 years of pioneering clinical work, professional teaching and funded research, he assumed the position of Associate Professor at St Georges’ University of London Medical Program delivered at the Medical School, University of Nicosia (dual appointment as honorary Senior Lecturer at St Georges Univ. of London UK). He served as academic lead for clinical skills and currently as Academic module Lead for Critical Care / Anesthesia / Emergency Medicine (F-year, MBBS-4 program). He also organized (academic committee member / coordinator) the MSc -distance learning- program: Applied Health Informatics & Telemedicine at the Open University of Cyprus. For several years, he served as deputy chair of the Committee for bioethical assessment of Biomedical and Clinical research (appointed by National Bioethics Committee). He also served European Society of Intensive Care Medicine as National Coordinator and member of the editorial committee for the development of the European curriculum for training in Intensive Care Medicine (CoBaTrICE), as Chair (2014-2017) of Technology Assessment & Health Informatics trans-sectional Working Group and as deputy chair of the e-Learning Committee (2016-2018).
Dr Kyprianou served as PI / scientific / national coordinator in several research programs, both national (Immuno-nutrition / AROGI) and EU funded (EMISPHER / HEALTHWARE / Tele- Hippocrates / COBATRICE / PROSAFE / CREACTIVE / Tele-Rehabilitation / Tele-Prometheus / IASIS / ARIADNE / IPMT) raising more than 3.500.000 euros for the Institution. Along with his multi-disciplinary research team and international collaborators have presented / published
/ participated in over 100 scientific articles / posters / presentations in congresses and peer reviewed journals in the fields of ICU bio-signals and data management, intensive care education & training, critical illness pathophysiology etc. He is frequently invited lecturer in scientific congresses around Europe and the Middle East and currently represents Cyprus as national expert in the EU HORIZON 2020 program SC1 committee (Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing). He also serves as vice-chairman at the boards of the NGOs “Intensive Care Forum” and “International Humanitarian Aid”.
Dr Kyprianou is consultant physician in Respiratory & Intensive Care Medicine practicing in the UK & Cyprus. He holds the post of Associate Professor at St Georges’ University of London MBBS-4 Medical Program delivered at the Medical School, University of Nicosia and has been the founding Head of the Dept of Intensive Care – Nicosia General Hospital in Cyprus (2006-2018). He has long-standing interest in the applications of Informatics in Medicine and in ICM. He is co-coordinating the MSc -distance learning- program: Applied Health Informatics & Telemedicine at the Open University of Cyprus and served as Chair (2015-2017) of the Technology Assessment & Health Informatics WG and as deputy chair of the e-Learning Committee (2016-2018) at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. His research interests focus on ICU eHealth, bio-signals and Big data analytics. He is currently member of the standing program committee of EU HORIZON 2020 (SC1-Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing) based in Brussels. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals in his scientific field, has raised multi-million funding for research programs and is frequently invited as lecturer in Cyprus, Europe and the Middle East.