Athanasios E. Athanasiou C.V.


Athanasios E. Athanasiou is the Executive Dean and Professor of Orthodontics at the Department of Dentistry, School of Medicine, European University Cyprus, and Honorary Professor of Orthodontics, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai, UAE. He graduated from the School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece, and completed his Orthodontic Residency at Temple University, USA. He earned a Master of Science in Dentistry from Temple University and a Doctorate Degree from NKUA. He was President of the World Federation of Orthodontists, the European Federation of Orthodontics and the Greek Orthodontic Society, Dean of the School of Dentistry and Professor and Chair of Orthodontics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Dean and Professor of Orthodontics at MBRU, and Coordinator of Postgraduate Orthodontic Education at Aarhus University, Denmark. He has co-supervised 64 Ph.D. and Master’s theses, has published more than 190 scientific articles and chapters, has edited 3 textbooks, and has made scientific presentations in 49 countries. He serves as referee or member of the editorial board in many scientific journals. He was external assessor for various institutions including the Arab American University, King Abdulaziz University, UAE Ministry of Higher Education, University of Adelaide, University of Hong Kong, University of Jordan, University of Kuwait and University of Sydney. He is honorary member of the British Orthodontic Society, Cyprus Orthodontic Society, Egyptian Orthodontic Society, Lebanese Orthodontic Society, Macedonian Orthodontic Society and South Africa Society of Orthodontics. He has received the Edward Cherkas Memorial Award by Temple University, the Zendium Prize by Aarhus University, the Louise Ada Jarabak Memorial Award by the American Association of Orthodontists and the Award of the European Federation of Orthodontics. Professor Athanasiou maintains a private practice limited to orthodontics in Athens, Greece.