Professor Elias PapadopoulosProfessor Elias Papadopoulos graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1988 from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.  He carried out postgraduate studies (MSc, 1992 and PhD, 1997) in the field of veterinary parasitology at Liverpool and Thessaloniki respectively.

He has been a Diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC) since 2005.

Professor Papadopoulos is Head of the Laboratory of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases of the School of Veterinary Medicine in Thessaloniki and is currently the Head of the Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases and Pathology at the same institution.

He teaches the theory and practice of parasitology, parasitic diseases and bee medicine. He also supervises PhD students within these fields.

He has been involved in several national and international research projects on the parasitic diseases of domestic and wild animals and has delivered keynote lectures and research findings at several scientific conferences. He has also published original research and review papers in peer reviewed scientific journals.

His research interests include various aspects of animal parasitic diseases such as vector borne diseases, epidemiology, evaluation of treatment protocols and the efficacy of antiparasitic drugs.


Greece joined ESCCAP in September 2020 and will bring together experts in the field of veterinary parasitology in Greece to raise awareness of the threat from companion animal parasites and to provide locally relevant information and advice.

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