Assistant Professor of Child Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Ioanna Giannopoulou studied at the Medical School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (1977-1983) and completed her post-graduate studies, as a Scholar of the Greek State Scholarship Foundation, at the Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm), from where she was awarded the Master of Medical Science in Psychiatry in 1987. She completed her training in Psychiatry (MRCPsych, 1991) and the Higher Rotational Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CCST, 1995) at The Maudsley and at The Bethlem Royal Hospitals. She conducted her doctoral research, which was funded by the Mental Health Foundation (UK) and was awarded a Ph.D from the University of London, King's College, Institute of Psychiatry.
She worked as an NHS Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Athens (CMHC of Peristeri, 1997-2017). In 2017 she was elected Assistant Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and conducts her clinical work at the University General Hospital “Attikon”.
She has clinical expertise and research interest in trauma, psychological impact of disasters on children and adolescents, ADHD, forensic and liaison child psychiatry. She is a Member of various professional associations and a Vice-President of the Hellenic Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2019-2021).