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Chrysoula Thodi

Chrysoula Thodi

Chairperson, Professor, Audiology


School of Sciences

Department of Health Sciences

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD in Audiology 1998 Kent State University Speech Pathology and Audiology Lead Exposure and Auditory Processing: Behavioral and Physiological Measures
MSc in Audiology 1991 Cleveland State University Speech Pathology and Audiology Auditory Brainstem Response in the Hibernating Woodchuck
B. Engineering 1987 National Technical University of Athens Civil Engineering
Diplome d’ Etudes Superieures III 1987 Sorbonne French Literature

Employment History

Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2009 Date European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Associate Professor
2008 2009 European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Adjunct Associate Professor
2007 2009 University of Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Special Teaching Personnel
2000 2004 South Carolina State University Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA Associate Professor of Audiology



Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2019              Individualised sensory intervention to improve quality of life in people with dementia and their companions (SENSE-Cog trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Regan, J, Frison, E, Collin, F, Dawes, P, Hann, M, Himmelsbach, I, Hooper, E, Reeves, D, Simkin, Z, Thodi, C Yang, F, Leroi, I Trials 20 1-15
2019 Assessing and managing concurrent hearing, vision and cognitive impairments in older people: An international perspective from health care professionals Leroi, I, Himmelsbach, I, Wolski, L, Jury, F, Littlejohn, J, Parker, A, Charalambous, AP, Dawes, P, Constandinidou, F, Thodi, C Age and Ageing 0 1-8
2018 Necessity of screening for volatile air pollutants in industrial workers: potential health implications Athanasiou, A, Lavranos, G, Ieropoulos, P, Lamnisos, D, Thodi, C Reproductive Toxicology 80 22-23
2017 Research Protocol for a complex intervention to support hearing and visual function to improve the lives of people with dementia Leroi, I; Pye, A; Armitage, C; Charalambous, AP, Constantinidou, F, Helmer, C, Himmelsbach, I, Sarah Marie; Jahanara Miah; Suzanne Parsons; Jemma Regan, ; Chryssoula Thodi; Lucas Wolski; Joshua Wood; Abebaw Mengistu Yohannes; Piers Dawes Pilot and Feasibility Studies 3:38 1-16
2017 Screening tools for the identification of dementia for adults with age-related acquired hearing or vision impairment: A scoping review Pye, A., Charalambous, A., Leroi, I., Thodi, C., Dawes, P., International Psychogeriatrics 29:11 1771-1784
2015 Preschool Hearing Screening: a vital late phase of early detection. Thodi, C., Vogazianos, M., Vogazianos, P. Journal of International Advanced Otology 11 9-10
2015 Inventory of current EU paediatric vision and hearing screening programmes Sloot, F. & EUS€REEN Study Group Journal of Medical Screening 22 55-64
2014 A normative study of the Children’s Color Trail Test (CCTT) in the Cypriot population Konstantopoulos, K., Vogazianos, P., Thodi, C., Nikopoulou Smyrni P Child Neuropsychology 5 1-8
2013 Adult Hearing Screening: the Cyprus Pilot Program Thodi C, Parazzini M, Kramer SE, Davis A, Stenfelt S, Janssen T, Smith P, Stephens, D., Pronk M, Anteunis LJ, Schirkonyer V, Grandori F Audiology Research 1 15-18
2011 Adult Hearing Screening: what comes next?          Smith PA, Davis AC, Pronk M, Stephens D, Kramer SE, Thodi C, Anteunis LJ, Parazzini M, Grandori F. Int J Audiol 50(9) 594-609


Research Projects

Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2016 Ears, Eyes and Mind: The ‘SENSE-Cog Project’ to improve mental well-being for elderly Europeans with sensory impairment H2020-PH22 Partner
2013 Preschool Hearing Screening in Cyprus / Ανιχνευτικό Πρόγραμμα Ακοής Πριν το Σχολείο (ΑΠΑΣ) Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation Coordinator
2011 Unit for Early Hearing Diagnosis EEA and Norway Grants Coordinator
2009 Newborn and Infant Hearing Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation Partner
2008 Assessment of Hearing in the Elderly: Aging and Degeneration – Integration through Immediate Intervention FP7 Partner

Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees

Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2004-date Center for Preventive Paediatrics Audiology Consultant Implementation, quality control of the Cyprus Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program; diagnostician
2004 Cyprus Audiology Center Senior Audiologist Prevention, Diagnosis, Intervention in Hearing and Balance Disorders

Awards/International Recognition

Date Title Awarded by:
2002 Teacher of the Year South Carolina State University
2001 School of Applied Sciences Teacher of the Year School of Applied Sciences, South Carolina State University
1994 Doctoral Fellowship Award Kent State University
1991 Outstanding Audiology Graduate Cleveland State University
1990 Hellenic University Club of NE Ohio Hellenic Scholarship

Other Achievements