Consultant in Internal Medicine, Doctoral Research Fellow
Dr. Thomas Karagiannis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He earned his basic medical degree (MD) in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and completed his training in Internal Medicine at the Second Medical Department at Ippokratio General Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
In 2010 he obtained an MSc degree in Medical Research Methodology with high grades from Aristotle University Thessaloniki and currently he is a PhD candidate in the field of Diabetes at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2016, Dr. Karagiannis has obtained an MSc degree in International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement at the University of Sheffield, UK.
Dr. Thomas Karagiannis has been a research fellow in the Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Unit at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since its early foundation. He has also co-authored several articles published in high impact factor journals and has teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Evidence-Based Medicine. His main research interests include knowledge synthesis (systematic reviews and meta-analyses), health technology assessments, and evidence-based clinical decision making in medicine and diabetes. Currently, Dr. Karagiannis is a main investigator at the multistage three-year project “Patient-centred treatment to support a holistic approach towards type 2 diabetes”, that was launched in 2017 and is funded by the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD).