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Christiana Philippou
Visiting Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
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The School of Sciences
Department of Life Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Doctor in Professional Studies 2011 Middlesex University, UK Health Science Clinical Dietetics, Nutrition Science & health Education
MSc Sports Nutrition 1991 Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA Animal Science  Comparison of Energy Intake and Energy Expenditure in three intercollegiate athletic teams
CDR Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist 1991 Commission on Dietetic Registration, USA American Dietetic Association Clinical Dietetics
BSc Nutrition and Dietetics 1989 Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA Food and Nutrition Clinical Dietetics
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
Fall 2012  Now European University Cyprys Cyprus Adj Assistant Professor
2010 2011 University of Cyprus Cyprus Scientific Collaborator
1991 1995 College of Tourism Cyprus Lecturer
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference
2018 Nutrition Specifications  for food and drink products for school canteens Nicosia: Cyprus Ministry of Education. (W/E) Andreou E., Philippou C, Loizou D, Aletrari E, Hadjilouca P (in press)
2018 Nutrition and Cancer: Nutrition Guidelines, 3rd edition. Andreou, Philippou, et al Nicosia: Globalprint. ISBN 978-9963-9370-1-1 (W/E) 
2013 Practical guide for a contemporary office for a dietitian. Andreou E, Varagiannis P, Papalazarou A, Philippou C, Athens: MedNutrition Services Limited. ISBN:978-9963-9871-6-0 (W)
2011 Protocol and Guidelines for the professional users for weight management for adults: assessment, categorization, therapy/follow up of overweight and obesity Philippou C. & Andreou E (335 pages) as part of the DProf final deliverables and presented during the viva
2008 Good Nutrition for Fitness and Exercise with emphasis to children and adolescents. Philippou C & Andreou E Nicosia: Cyprialife, ISBN 978-9963-8446-1-6
2018 The association of physical activity to blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure” Ch. Philippou, D.  Papandreou , P. Hadjigeorgiou, E. Charidemou., E. Georgaki , C. Andreou , C. Christoforou, R. Kokkinofta, C. Dioghenous, A. Zampelas, E. Andreou Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, Volume 24, p. 188-189.
2017 Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity and its correlates in a First Nationwide Study among Cypriot Adults”. Andreou, D. Papandreou, P. Hadjigeorgiou, C. Giannaki, G. Aphamis, C. Philippou, C. Christoforou, R. Kokkinofta, C. Dioghenous, C. E. Georgaki, E. Charidemou, A. Zampelas Journal of Pancreat Disorders & Therary, 7(4), p. 41. DOI: 10.4172/2165-7092-C1-008, ISSN: 2165-7092. IMPACT FACTOR: 1.54
2012 Effects of Diet and Exercise in 337 overweight/obese adults. Philippou Ch., Andreou E., Menelaou N., Hajigeorgiou Ph., Papandreou D. Hippokratia Journal 2012; 16(1) 449-453, IMPACT FACTOR: 0.589 CITATION INDEX: 1 (PUBMED CENTRAL)
2017 The Association of physical activity to blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure” Ch. Philippou, D.  Papandreou, P. Hadjigeorgiou, E. Charidemou., E.Georgaki , C. Andreou , C. Christoforou, R. Kokkinofta, C. Dioghenous, A. Zampelas, E. Andreou 14th Hellenic Congress of Dietetics/Nutrition & 3th Congress of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, Greece, 24-26/11/2017. (poster presentation)
Exhibitions
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
Nicosia, 22-25/11/2018 10th Cyprus Nutrition and Dietetics Conference, Empowerment of Nutritional Science and Dietetic Profession in a Challenging World International Nicosia Organizing and Financial Committee
Greece, 24-26/11/2017 14th Hellenic Congress of Dietetics/Nutrition & 3th Congress of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism International Athens Poster Presentation
London, 12-13 October, 2017 22nd  International Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and Complications, UK International UK Presentation
5-8/9/2015 37th ESPEN congress (Lisbon, Portugal, International Portugal Poster Presentation
9/10/2014 DIETS-EFAD conference (Athens, Greece, International Athens Member of a working group
18/7/201 Workshop: Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Clinical Dietetics and workshop CySPEN (European University, Nicosia, Presentation title: Nutrition for the management of diabetes I in athletes Local Nicosia Speaker Organising committee
1-4/12/ 2016) 9th Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Association International Conference with CySPEN Participation with the theme “Novelties in Nutrition and Dietetics” Presentation title: Nutrition Education. The role of dietitian and nutritionist International Nicosia Organizing and Financial Committee, Speaker
28-29/3/2015) 11th Greek-Cyprus Sports Medicine Conference. (conference proceedings & invited speaker) Presentation Title: Recovery of Athletes after training or injury. Nutritional Intervention. International Nicosia Speaker
Nicosia, 4/3/2018 and Limassol 20/3/2015 Workshop at EUC, Nutrition and Sports for Children and Young Adults in Football Presentation title: Nutrition and Sports in young athletes Local Nicosia Speaker
March 2018 13th Adriatic CCN (Limassol, 17-18/3/2018) International Limassol Organising Committee
Research Projects
Title Funded by Project Role*
Title: “Effects of orange and natural orange juices to plasma glucose, HbA1c, TG, Chol and insulin responses. An Acute postprandial study”. Food companies in Cyprus, CyDNA, University of Nicosia, Biochemical Laboratory-Yiannoukas Scientific researcher
Title: DIETS2 “Dietitians ensuring education, teaching and professional quality”. Reference number: 2010 - 177201-LLP-1-2010-1-UK-ERASMUS-ENWA” EFAD Co-cordinator
Title: “Analysis of the nutrient components of Cypriot foods and the digital coupling of consumers, health professionals and food service facilities” CyRFP (75.000CYP) Primary investigator
Title: “EPOWECARD- Helping Young Children and Adolescents make Healthy lifestyle Choices in School Cantines” EURECA, Cy RFP (75.000CYP) Scientific researcher
Title: “1st Epidemiological Study on Obesity for Cypriot Adults” Contractor -  Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Association Cy RFP (75.000CYP) Scientific researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2018 Andreu E., Philippou C, Loizou D, Aletrari E, Hadjiluca P, Ministry of Education  (2018). Nutrition specifications for food and drink products for school canteens Nicosia: Cyprus Ministry of Education. (W/E)  (in press) Author and Editor
2018 Andreou, Philippou, et al Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Ass. Nutrition and Cancer: Nutrition Guidelines, 3rd edition.     Nicosia: Globalprint. ISBN 978-9963-9370-1-1 (W/E)  Author and Editor
2013 Andreou E, Philippou C, Andreou M. Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Ass. Morbid obesity- Bariatric Surgery and Nutrition Intervention. Nicosia: Global Print. ISBN 978-9963-9876-1-0 (W/E) Author and Editor
2011 Philippou C. & Andreou E Protocol and Guidelines for the professional users for weight management for adults: assessment, categorization, therapy/follow up of overweight and obesity”, (335 pages) as part of the DProf final deliverables and presented during the viva (31/3/2011) Author and Editor
2008 Philippou C & Andreou E Good Nutrition for Fitness and Exercise with emphasis to children and adolescents. Nicosia: Cyprialife, ISBN 978-9963-8446-1-6 Author and Editor
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2015 Award for a long-term services to the Cyprus Football Federation Cyprus Football Federation
2012 Award for 15 years services as a member of the board for the Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Ass. Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Ass.
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
1988-1989 MVP for the 1988-1989 season for women’ track and field team at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois Track and field team at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois
1991 Dean’s List (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, USA) Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois