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Athanasios E. Athanasiou
Executive Dean, Professor, Orthodontics
At.Athanasiou@euc.ac.cy
22559637
The School of Medicine
Department of Dentistry
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Doctorate Degree in Dentistry (Dr. Dent.) 1991 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Dentistry Contribution to the Study of Dentofacial Morphology and Growth of Soft and Hard Palate Cleft Children by Means of Posteroanterior Cephalometric Radiography.
Master of Science in Dentistry (M.S.D.) 1985 Temple University School of Dentistry A Longitudinal Study of the Occlusion and the Dental Arch Dimensions in the Cleft Lip and/or Palate Patients.
Certificate of Specialty in Orthodontics 1985 Temple University School of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) 1979 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Dentistry
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
January 2019 European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Executive Dean and Professor of Orthodontics
January 2013 December 2018 Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Dubai, United Arab Emirates Professor and Chair in Orthodontics (2013-2017) Professor of Orthodontics (2017-2018) Dean (2015-2018) - Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine
August 1993 January 2016 [the last three years on annual leave without salary] Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki, Greece Associate Professor of Orthodontics (1993-1999) Professor of Orthodontics (1999-2016) Director of Postgraduate Education in Orthodontics (2001-2012) Chair in Orthodontics (2003-2013) Deputy President (2001-2003) President (2003-2007) - School of Dentistry
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2019 Ιn vivo evaluation of tooth color alterations during orthodontic retention: A split-mouth cohort study. Karamouzos A, Zafeiriadis AA, Kolokithas G, Papadopoulos MA, Athanasiou AE Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research 22 https://doi.org/10.1111/ocr.12298
2018 Does common prescription medication affect the rate of orthodontic tooth movement? A systematic review. Makrygiannakis MA, Kaklamanos EG, Athanasiou AE European Journal of Orthodontics 40 649-659
2018 Anterior teeth root inclination prediction derived from digital models: A comparative study of plaster study casts and CBCT images. Dastoori M, Bouserhal JP, Halazonetis DJ, Athanasiou AE Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry 10 10:e1069-74
2018 In vitro assessment of cytotoxicity and estrogenicity of Vivera® retainers. Al Naqbi SR, Pratsinis H, Kletsas D, Eliades T, Athanasiou AE Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 19 1163-1168
2018 Tooth wear during orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances: a systematic review. Makrygiannakis MA, Kaklamanos EG, Milosevic A, Athanasiou AE Journal of Orthodontics 45 260-268
2018 Effectiveness of extraction of primary canines for interceptive management of palatally displaced permanent canines: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Alyammahi AS, Kaklamanos EG, Athanasiou AE European Journal of Orthodontics 40 149-156
2018 Authorship characteristics of orthodontic Randomized Controlled Trials, Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses in non-orthodontic journals with Impact Factor. Alqaydi AR, Kanavakis G, Naser-ud-Din S, Athanasiou AE European Journal of Orthodontics 40 480-487
2017 Treatment outcomes of pre-surgical infant orthopedics in patients with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Hosseini HR, Kaklamanos EG, Athanasiou AE PLoS ONE 12 e0181768. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181768. eCollection 2017
2017 Short- and long-term effectiveness of powered toothbrushes in promoting periodontal health during orthodontic treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Al Makhmari SA, Kaklamanos EG, Athanasiou AE American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 152 753-766
2015 Orthodontic Postgraduate Education: A Global Perspective. Eliades T, Athanasiou AE. Thieme Publishers, New York book
Exhibitions
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2018 Tooth color alterations in orthodontically treated teeth and their clinical relevance to external tooth bleaching. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Scientific/Project Coordinator
2017 Anterior teeth root morphology prediction as derived from digital models: A comparative study of plaster study casts and natural teeth from dry skulls. Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Scientific/Project Coordinator
2017 Clinical crown length, gingival recession development and sagittal inclination changes of incisors associated with orthodontic treatment: a retrospective study. Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences Scientific/Project Coordinator
2017 In vivo assessment of natural tooth color, pulp vitality and root morphology after combined surgical – orthodontic treatment involving maxillary Le Fort I osteotomy. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Scientific/Project Coordinator
2017 The reliability of orthodontic landmarks and variables of lateral and postero-anterior cephalometric radiography taken in fixed and natural head position. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Scientific/Project Coordinator
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2012 - British Orthodontic Society, United Kingdom Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Orthodontics Editorial
2018 Ministry of Higher Education, United Arab Emirates Chair of Investigation Committee Institutional academic misconduct investigation
2016 Australasian College of Dental Surgery, Australia External Examiner
2018 King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia Referee for faculty promotion
2016 University of Jordan, Jordan External examiner of undergraduate course in Orthodontics
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2016 Honorary Member Egyptian Orthodontic Society
2006 Honorary Member British Orthodontic Society
2005 Honorary Member Cyprus Orthodontic Society
2003 Honorary Member Lebanese Orthodontic Society
1998 Honorary Member South Africa Society of Orthodontics
6-9.2.2010 President of the 7th International Orthodontic Congress, Sydney, Australia. World Federation of Orthodontists
2012 The article “Mavroudi S, Daskalopoulou – Vlachogianni E, Athanasiou AE. Comparison of characteristics in lateral cephalometric radiographs of dentofacial complex, pharynx, soft palate, and hyoid bone of patients with obstructive sleep apnea with or without metabolic syndrome. Hellenic Orthodontic Review 2012;15:63-80.” received the award as the Best Scientific Paper. European Federation of Orthodontics
2001 Louise Ada Jarabak Memorial International Orthodontic Teachers and Research Award. American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, USA.
1990 Zendium Prisen for outstanding research in orthognathic surgery and significant contribution to the international promotion of the Department of Orthodontics. Royal Dental College, Aarhus University, Denmark.
1985 Edward Cherkas Memorial Award for outstanding postgraduate work. Temple University and Eastern County Dental Society, USA.
Other Achievements
Date Title
2008 - Honorary President of the Greek Orthodontic Society.
2010 - 2013 President of the Board of Trustees of the Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Center, Greek Ministry of Education (DOATAP).
2008 - 2010 1st Vice-President of the Board of Trustees of the Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Center, Greek Ministry of Education (DOATAP).
2000 - 2002 President of the European Federation of Orthodontics.
1998 - 2000 Secretary-General of the European Federation of Orthodontics.
2005 - 2010 President of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
2000 - 2005 Vice-President of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Orthodontists.
1997 - 2005 President of the Greek Orthodontic Society.
2016 – 2018 Member of the Academic Council, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
2003 - 2007 President, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.