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Constantinos Tsioutis
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine & Infection Prevention and Control
The School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Postgraduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control 2016 European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
PhD 2016 University of Crete, Greece Medicine “Clinical epidemiology and control of multidrug resistant bacteria in the University Hospital of Heraklion”
Specialty in Internal Medicine 2015 University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete Internal Medicine
Postgraduate Certificate in Antimicrobial Stewardship 2010 European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Postgraduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control 2008 University of Crete, Greece
International Course in Applied Epidemiology 2007 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
Medical Degree 2007 University of Crete, Greece Medicine
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2016 Present European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Lecturer
2007 2010 Infection Control Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion Heraklion, Crete, Greece Scientific collaborator
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2019 ESCMID generic competencies in antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship: towards a European consensus Dyar OJ, Beović B, Pulcini C, Tacconelli E, Hulscher M, Cookson B; ESCMID generic competencies working group. Clin Microbiol Infect 25 13-19
2017 Clinical and laboratory characteristics, epidemiology, and outcomes of murine typhus: A systematic review Zafeiri M, Avramopoulos A, Prousali E, Miligkos M, Karageorgos SA. Acta Trop 166 16-24
2017 Expansion of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with various mgrB mutations giving rise to colistin resistance: the role of ISL3 on plasmids Giordano C, Barnini S, Chlebowicz MA, Scoulica EV, Gikas A, Rossen JW, Friedrich AW, Bathoorn E Int J Antimicrob Agents 51(2) 260-265
2017 Clinical characteristics, microbiology and outcomes of external ventricular drainage-associated infections: the importance of active treatment Karageorgos SA, Stratakou S, Soundoulounaki S, Karabetsos DA, Kouyentakis G, Gikas A J Clin Neurosci 42 54-58
2016 Clinical epidemiology, treatment and prognostic factors of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients Kritsotakis EI, Karageorgos SA, Stratakou S, Psarologakis C, Kokkini S, Gikas A Int J Antimicrob Agents 48(5) 492-497
2016 Emergence of pan-resistance in KPC-2 carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Crete, Greece: a close call Bathoorn E, da Silva Voorham JM, Scoulica EV, Ioannidou E, Zhou K, Rossen JW, Gikas A, Friedrich AW, Grundmann H J Antimicrob Chemother 71(5) 1207-1212
2011 Antibiotic use and the risk of carbapenem-resistant extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infection in hospitalized patients: results of a double case-control study Kritsotakis EI, Roumbelaki M, Christidou A, Gikas A J Antimicrob Chemother 66(6) 1383-1391
2012 International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 36 countries, for 2004-2009 Rosenthal VD, Bijie H, Maki DG, et al; INICC members. Am J Infect Control 40 396-407
2010 International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary for 2003-2008, issued June 2009 Rosenthal VD, Maki DG, Jamulitrat S, et al; INICC members Am J Infect Control 38 95-106
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2017-18 Transcultural Nursing Practice Erasmus plus Secondary investigator
2011-12 «Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals» European Centre for Diseases Control Secondary investigator
2008-10 International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) Secondary investigator
2006-08 Establishment of an Electronic Cross-border Network of Epidemiologic Surveillance and Control of Hospital-Acquired Infections and Healthcare Quality Assurance in Crete and Cyprus Interreg IIIA Scientific counsellor
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2019-present State Health Services Organization (OKYPY) Member of Scientific Council for Larnaca – Ammochostos Resolution of various issues in collaboration with the Chief of the Medical and Nursing Services. Evaluation of evidence for improvement of the efficacy. Produces for proposals departmental upgrades.
2018-present European University Cyprus Chair, Clinical training Committee, School of Medicine Oversees the activities of the Clinical Training Committee and the clinical and academic faculty, and is responsible for the Clinical Training (Clerkship) programs.
2018-present European University Cyprus Member, Curriculum Committee, School of Medicine Oversees and ascertains that the curriculum is adjusted according to scientific and educational developments and requirements.
2017-present Society of Junior Doctors Board member Ensures that the vision and objectives of the Society are met.
2016-present European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC) Member of Educational Working Group and Faculty of the European Training Programme on Infection Prevention and Control Contributes to the development and sustainability of the Training programme.
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2018 B2B Events: Participation in the International event Horizon 2020 – “Health, demographic change and wellbeing” Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation
2017 Appointed communication officer European Committee on Infection Control (EUCIC)
2016 Postgraduate Technical Workshop: “Infection Prevention and Control: Let’s Get Practical” Groningen, Netherlands European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
2015 Observership grant at the Medical Microbiology Department of the University Medical Centre Groningen, Netherlands European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
2010 Scholarship for Postgraduate studies Maria Manasaki Foundation
2003 Award for academic performance Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY)
Other Achievements