Athanasios E. Athanasiou is Dean and Professor of Orthodontics at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Chair of the Advisory Board of the Department of Dentistry, European University Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.
He received his Dental Degree and Ph.D. from the University of Athens, Greece and his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry from Temple University, USA.
He was President of the World Federation of Orthodontists, the European Federation of Orthodontics and the Greek Orthodontic Society; Dean of the School of Dentistry and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthodontics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
He has supervised 60 Ph.D. and Master’s dissertations, and has published more than 180 scientific articles and chapters as well as 3 textbooks. He serves as referee or member of the editorial board in many scientific journals, has been external examiner for various educational institutions, he is honorary member in several professional organizations, and has been awarded for his scientific contributions.
Professor Athanasiou maintains in Athens, Greece, a private practice limited to orthodontics.