Dr Theodoros Kyprianou
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Dr Theodoros Kyprianou, is consultant physician in Pulmonary & Intensive Care Medicine at Nicosia General Hospital since 1999 (Head of Department of Intensive Care since 2006). He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Nicosia Medical School and holds an honorary appointment with St George’s, University of London. He is the lead for the Final year Critical Care block at the St George's, University of London medical programme delivered in Cyprus by the University of Nicosia Medical School.
He served as deputy chair of the Technology Assessment and Health Informatics Working Group of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (TAHI WG, ESICM, 2011 – 2013), as well as founding member and vice-chairman of the NGO “Intensive Care Forum” (Est. 2006). He has been research associate of the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus since 2002 and has been appointed to the Academic Council for the Master in Hospital Administration at the Open University of Cyprus. He has also served as member and vice-chairman of the Review Bioethics Committee for Biomedical Research and Clinical Trials from 2007 to 2011.
Beyond his clinical / administrative / educational activities, Dr Kyprianou has coordinated / participated in, a number of National / International, EU co-funded research and development projects in the fields of Telemedicine, Bio-signals data management, Intensive Care and Home Care: EMISPHER (EUMEDIS, 2002), Healthware (7PF, 2005), Tele-Hippocrates (INTERREG, 2009), Arogi & Immunonutrition in TBI (National funding, 2004), CoBaTrICE / COBA-IT (Leonardo, 2006 & 2008), IASIS smart bed (FP7, 2009), PROSAFE (DG SANCO, 2009), Tele-Prometheus & Tele-Rehabilitation (INT ERREG, 2011), Creactive (FP7 program, 2013). He has been invited speaker in many national / international seminars and conferences and he is author / co-author of a number of articles and collaborative studies published in books / proceedings / peer reviewed journals. He also spoke publicly and extensively on radio and TV regarding organ donation and end-of-life ethics, family support and Home-care, quality assurance in Health Services and the role of research in implementing and safeguarding good clinical practice.