Giannis Tountas and Ioannis Antoniou, two expert scientists invited by the Institute of Public Health of the American College of Greece, discussed during their online lectures, on the 6th April afternoon, how a proper program of Health Education could, within the Greek educational system, significantly change the behavior of children and adolescents in matters of nutrition, self-care and avoidance of addictions, as well as help fight depression and improve school performance.
Lung Function Testing
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WHO WE ARE
The “George D. Behrakis RESEARCH LAB” was established in 2009.
Donated by the Behrakis Foundation Boston MA to the Hellenic Cancer Society, it is a state-of-the-art laboratory for lung function testing.
Equipped with high-end technology and operated by a team of experts in Respiratory Medicine, the Lab provides high quality and standardized services delivered in a friendly, welcoming environment. [+]
WHAT WE DO
The mission of the LAB is to follow the scientific and technological advances in the field of lung function as well as to contribute and support tobacco prevention through scientific and educational means. [+]
Over 10 years of operations have led to the formation of a dynamic, multidisciplinary and passionate team of experts. Respiratory physicians, public health specialists, nurses, biologists, psychologists, and bio-technicians work together in synchronized harmony toward medical, educational and social research excellence. [+]
Through the Lab’s mission and aims, our team works in close collaboration with many distinguished institutions at both a local and international level. The close relationship between the George D. Behrakis Research Lab-Hellenic Cancer Society and the Institute of Public Health -The American College of Greece is reflected by their shared efforts under the SMOKEFREEGREECE initiative. [+]
High personal and professional ethical standards drive the team’s devotion to social and volunteer activities. [+]
Lung Function Tests
The lab provides a selection of routine and sophisticated Lung Function Tests for both clinical and research purposes. Skilled and friendly personnel deliver high quality services and standardized procedures. [+]
In view of the World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), Ms. Savvaki, Director of the Dyslexia & Speech, Learning...
Αdult Greeks care enough but not as much as they should for a healthy diet, according to the findings of a recent Panhellenic research that was conducted last November.
The 4th of February every year is dedicated to Cancer Awareness, an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), with a different theme every year.
The 4th Lecture of the Institute of Public Health 7th Series of Lectures, was dedicated to hereditary cancer. The Director of Research of the Human Genetics Field of the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory INRASTES Dr. Drakoulis Yannoukakos, delivered a lecture entitled “Novel Clinical Applications of Human Genetics in Diagnosis & Therapy of Hereditary Cancer”.
Main research focuses on Respiratory Mechanics and Respiratory Effects of active and passive smoking. The Lab developed and continues to operate educational programs for Tobacco Prevention, specifically among school-aged children and adolescents.
George D. Behrakis
George D. Behrakis was born on January 1, 1934, in Lowell, MA, of Greek-American nationality. He was educated at Northeastern University, and earned a degree in pharmaceuticals. He is a Greek-American philanthropist who has contributed to many organizations and establishments in the previous decades. He is best known for his donation to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, and for the building of Northeastern University’s College of Health Sciences. [+]