Professor, General Practice and Primary Health Care
University of Crete, Greece
Lionis Christos, MD, PhD, FRCGP(Hon) is a Professor of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the School of Medicine, University of Crete and Head of the Clinic of Social and Family Medicine at the School of Medicine, University of Crete. With a passion for the importance and the value of PHC and Family Medicine, Christos is actively involved in the development of Primary Care and General Practice on Crete, particularly in rural areas. He currently co-ordinates a thriving GP network with 18 GPs, and is also responsible for the supervision of a number of PhD students. Christos and his research team at the University of Crete are involved in four FP7 European funded projects (one as coordinator) and currently in one HORIZON 2020. Christos is involved in an editorial and advisory capacity with a number of international journals. He also is a member of the Executive Boards of various professional organisations and has published 271 papers in international journals (cited in PubMed).