Biostatistician-Epidemiologist
Member of the Special Teaching and Research Staff (EDIP) of NKUA

Philippos Orfanos holds a degree in Statistics from Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), an MSc in Social Statistics from the University of Southampton, UK and a PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology from Athens Medical School under the supervision of the late Professor Dimitrios Trichopoulos. He serves as a member of the Special Teaching Staff at the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics.

He is a tutor at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in modules of biostatistics and epidemiology-research methodology. Since 2018, he has been coordinating and teaching the courses of “Biostatistics in Epidemiological Research I and II” as part of the MSc program entitled “Epidemiology-Research Methodology in Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Practice and Public Health”, organized by the Athens Medical School of NKUA. He is also responsible for the coordination of the module of “Biostatistics” of the course of “Epidemiology, Research Methodology and Biostatistics”, provided by the MSc program “Intensive Care Units and Emergency Nursing” and held at the premises of the Athens Medical School, the “Evangelismos” General Hospital.

Philippos supervises many postgraduate dissertations and serves as a statistical consultant in several doctoral theses. He has participated in many funded research programs and scientific meetings, and he has the role of the reviewer in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

In December 2022, more than 100 of Philippos’ international scientific publications are recorded in the Pubmed bibliographic database. The SCOPUS database recorded 5429 bibliographic references and a Hirsch index (h-index) of 42. The relevant records from the Google Scholar database were 9491 with a corresponding h-index of 54.