The Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarism and Democracy will hold an online event on Thursday, March 4, at 19.00, in honour of Constantine D. Gardikas (1913-2003), Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Athens.
Born in Alexandria and originating from Langadia (Peloponnese), C. Gardikas studied Medicine at the University of Athens, receiving his doctorate in 1942. He then pursued postgraduate studies in the UK (Master of Science 1947 and Ph.D. 1949). He served as a doctor at Evangelismos Hospital until 1981.
As the Director of one of the Medical Units at Evangelismos Hospital since 1955, and as a Professor of Internal Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Athens since 1968, Constantine Gardikas combined clinical practice with the training of young doctors and students. He also distinguished himself in research: in 1969 he founded a research unit at Evangelismos. He is considered as the founder of Clinical Hematology in Greece.
The papers will be delivered in Greek
Online event in honour of Constantine D. Gardikas
Thursday, March 4, at 19.00
Medical practice during Constantine Gardika's lifetime
Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Constantine D. Gardikas. The Manchester years
Helen Gardikas - Katsiadakis
Researcher Εmerita, Academy of Athens
Constantine Gardikas as a doctor
Theofanis C. Economopoulos
Medical oncologist / Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Constantine D. Gardikas, the Academic Teacher, the Man
Dennis V. Cokkinos
Professor Εmeritus / Affiliated investigator, Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy of Athens / Honorary Director, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center
The event will be chaired by Tasos Sakellaropoulos, president of Academic Committee of the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarism and Democracy / Historian / Head of Historical Archives and Manuscripts Department, The Benaki Museum.