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Demetris Lamnisos
Associate Professor, Statistics
D.Lamnisos@euc.ac.cy
22559675
The School of Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
PhD 2010 University of Warwick Department of Statistics Bayesian variable selection in Classification problems  with many more variables than observations
MSc 2005 University of Warwick Department of Statistics
BSc 2004 University of Cyprus Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2013 date European University of Cyprus Cyprus Assistant Professor
2009 2013 Cyprus University of Technology Cyprus Post-doctoral Fellow
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2018 Effectiveness of Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of Lateral elbow tendinopathy (LET): an umbrella review Mamais, I., Papadopoulos, K., Stassinopoulos, D. Laser Therapy 27 174-186
2018 Risk factors for carriage of Streptococcus pneumonia in children Koliou, M., Andreou, K., Lavranos, G., Iakovides, P., Economou, C., Soteriades, E., BMC Pediatrics 18 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1119-6
2017 Serotypes and antimicrobial resistance of S. pneumoniae nasopharyngeal carriage in children from Cyprus: A country with relatively low coverage with the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Koliou, M., Andreou, K., Lavranos, G., Iakovides, P., Economou, C., Soteriades, E., Journal of Epidemiological Research 3 51-57
2016 LLLT for the management of patients with ankylosing spondylatis Stassinopoulos, D., Papadopoulos, C., Stergioulas, A., Lasers in Medical Science 31 459–469
2016 The use of Bioptron light (polarized, polychromatic, non-coherent) therapy for the treatment of acute ankle sprains Stassinopoulos, D., Papadopoulos, C., Stassinopoulos, D., Disability and Rehabilitation 39 450-457
2013 Predicting cardiometabolic risk: waist-to-height ratio or BMI. A meta-analysis Savva, S., Kafatos, A., Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome & Obesity: Targets and Therapy 6 403-419
2012 Effectiveness of heart failure management programs with nurse-led discharge planning in reducing      readmissions: A systematic review and meta-analysis Lambrinou, A., Kalogirou, F. and Sourtzi, P., International Journal of         Nursing Studies 9 610-614
2012 Asthma and atopy in children born by caesarean section: effect modification by family history of allergies - a population based cross-sectional study Kolokotroni , O., Middleton,  N., Gavatha, M., Priftis, K., Yiallouros, P., BMC Pediatrtics 12 https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-12-179
2012 Adaptive Monte Carlo for Bayesian variable selection in regression models Griffin, J.E., and Steel, M.F. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 22 724-748
2009 Transdimensional sampling algorithms for Bayesian variable selection in classification problems with many more variables than observations Griffin, J.E., and Steel, M.F. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 18 592-612
Exhibitions
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
2018 Socio-economic characteristics associated with premature mortality across small-areas in Cyprus International Ljubljana, Slovenia Presentation
2017 A small-area analysis of health inequalities across the geodemographic area classification in Cyprus International Stockholm, Sweden Presentation
2017 A small-area validation of deprivation using 2011 census data from Cyprus International Stockholm, Sweden Presentation
2017 Antimicrobial resistance in patients with urinary tract infection in a healthcare facility in Greece International Stockholm, Sweden Presentation
2016 Investigation of the validity of the Townsend index as a measure of material deprivation in Cyprus International Vienna, Austria Presentation
2016 A small-area analysis of health inequalities across the geodemographic area classification in Cyprus International Porto, Portugal Presentation
2013 Awareness, attitudes towards waste-water reuse and perceptions of public health risks among the general public in Cyprus International Brussels, Belgium Presentation
2013 A spatial factor model for summarizing area level Townsend-like index International Tel Aviv, Israel Presentation
2012 Area deprivation in Cyprus is not Townsend's: a spatial factor model International Malta Presentation
2011 Cross-validation prior choice in Bayesian probit regression with many covariates International Crete, Greece Presentation
Research Projects
  • Date Title Funded by Project Role*
    09/18 – 12/22 Towards an International Network for Evidence-based Research in Clinical Health Research (EVBRES) Cost action Management Committee
    01/15 – 12/18 Creating the Cyprus National Statistics 2011 output area classification Ministry of Economics Project Coordinator
    01/09-09/13 Methodological approached and development of infrastructure for the investigation of geographical disparities in the levels of health of the Cypriot population Cyprus University of Technology Researcher
    01/11-09/13 Appraisal of the factors influencing public perceptions of water reuse in Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation Researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
09/18- to date European University Cyprus Chairperson, Department of Health Sciences Academic and Administrative leader of the Department of Health Sciences, responsible for the academic operations, general welfare and the development of the Department
9/18 – to date National Committee for the protection and welfare of animals used for scientific purposes Member Advice the national authorities in cases concerning the acquisition, breeding, housing, care and use of laboratory animals and to ensure exchange of the best practice
9/13 – to date European University Cyprus Coordinator of the Master in Public Health program Responsible for all academic operations and matters pertaining the MPH program
7/18 – to date Biostatistics and Epidemiology International Journal Associate Editor
09/11 – 09/17 International Biometric Society, Eastern Mediterranean Region National representative of Cyprus
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2018 Best presentation medal European Teratology Society
2017 First prize research award 27th Research competition in Health, Limassol Medical Association
Other Achievements
Date Title Key Activities:
2009 – to date 25 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and 2 book chapters Author/Researcher
2009 – to date Citations: 517; h-index: 10; i10-index: 10 (source Google Scholar, as of 4/03/19) https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=X6PzSe8AAAAJ&hl=en Author/Researcher
2010 - to date Reviewer Manuscript reviews for several peer-reviewed journals
2018 Cyprus Statistical Society Founder
2018 Scientific committee member Member of the scientific committee for the 1st  National Conference in Statistics of the  Cyprus Statistical Society
2017 Ad hoc evaluations External PhD examiner of two PhD thesis, Postgraduate Program in Health Care Management, Open University of Cyprus