Kyriakos SouliotisKyriakos Souliotis is Associate Professor of Health Policy at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, the University of Peloponnese. He also teaches courses on health policy, health economics and health care management at the Medical School of the University of Athens and the Medical School of the University of Crete. In over 15 years of teaching, he has supervised more than 20 PhD and 100 MSc candidates. He has acted as Scientific Advisor to the Social Insurance Institute (IKA) and the Ministry of Health and Welfare (2002 -2004), Member of the Board of Directors of the A’ Health Care Trust of Attica (2002 -2004), Head of Human Resources Management at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center (2002-2006), Administrative Director at MITERA (Hygeia Group, 2006-2007) and Managing Director of Planning and Development and Chief Planning Officer at the Mutual Health Fund of the National Bank of Greece Personnel (2007-2010).

From May 2010 to December 2011, he served as President of OPAD (Health Care Organization for Public Servants), and from May 2011 to September 2012, as Vice President of EOPYY (National Organisation for Health Care Services Provision). From June 2010 to August 2013, he was a member of the National Ethics Committee for Clinical Trials and the Steering Committee for Rare Diseases. He has acted as a country expert on cancer at the OECD and as a reviewer for the Project "PARENT" for the Methodological Guidelines and Recommendations for Efficient and Rational Governance of Patient Registries.

He is currently serving as a member of the Steering Committee of PACT (The Patient Access Partnership on Equity of Access to Quality Healthcare) and as a member of the Scientific Committee of the OIS (Osservatorio Internazionale della Salute).

He has extensive research experience in Greece and abroad and he has acted as the Scientific Lead / Project Manager in more than 30 research projects.

He has published 23 books and more than 180 chapters in books and papers in peer reviewed journals on health policy and economics, organization and administration of health services, economic inequalities, etc.

He has participated as speaker in over 300 scientific conferences and he is acting as reviewer for international journals such as: Health Policy (Elsevier) - “PLOS ONE” (Elsevier) - “Journal of Medical Systems” (Springer Link) - “BMC International Journal for Equity in Health” (BioMed Central) - “Value in Health Regional Issues” (Elsevier) - “International Journal of Health Policy and Management” (Wiley) - “Risk Management and Healthcare Policy” (Dove Medical Press) - “European Journal of Cancer Care” (Wiley) - “Respiratory Care” (Elsevier) - “Diabetic Medicine” (Wiley). He is Associate Editor of “Health Expectations” (Wiley – Oxford) and “BMC Public Health” (BioMed Central).

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