Dr Apostolos Tsapas


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Dr Apostolos Tsapas

Senior Research Fellow


Apostolos Tsapas is Associate Professor of Medicine at Aristotle University Thessaloniki, and physician consultant in the Diabetes Centre, Second Medical Department at Ippokratio General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. . Apostolos has been involved in the development of the Hellenic diabetes guidelines, and the ADA/EASD 2012 position statement on the management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes. He has also co-authored several systematic reviews and meta-analyses on a broad range of therapeutic and diagnostic interventions in diabetes, which have been published in peer reviewed journals. His main research interests include knowledge synthesis (systematic reviews and meta-analyses), evidence-based practice, and clinical decision making in medicine and diabetes.

Apostolos earned his MD and PhD degrees from the Aristotle University Thessaloniki. He completed his training in Internal Medicine at the Second Medical Department at Ippokratio General Hospital. He earned his MSc degree in evidence-based healthcare at the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM) at the University of Oxford. Apostolos also completed a fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM) in UK. In 2011 he worked for six months as visiting scientist in the Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN.

A list of Apostolos’s publications is available here.