Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

prof. MD. PhD. Evangelia Kouidi

Dr. Evangelia Kouidi is a Cardiologist, exercise physiologist, and Professor of Sports Medicine. She is also the Director of the Laboratory of Sports Medicine in School of Physical Education and Sports Science of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece. She is the supervisor of the exercise rehabilitation programs of the Laboratory for renal, cardiac patients, and patients with other chronic diseases. She hasmemorable research experience on the effects of exercise training on cardiac morphology and function and skeletal muscle atrophy. She is member of EAPC and the European Association of Rehabilitation in Chronic Kidney Disease (EURORECKD) and the Vice-President from 2016. She participates in three EU projects about the development and implementation of a model promoting physical activity and behavioral change in patients with CHD, stroke and CKD. She has successfully supervised to completion 55 research MSc and 12 PhD students, 21 of them as the Principal Supervisor on the effects of exercise training in patients with chronic diseases. She has more than 150 publications in scientific journals and presented more than 100 lecturers in Scientific Congresses. She has been awarded seven times by the European Renal Association for her research and three times by FIMS and other medical Associations. Moreover, she has received an award for "Excellence and innovation” in Sports Sciences from AUTh, Greece, in 2020 and 2021. Citations (in Scopus): 3430, h-index: 31