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George Pounis, PhD

Head, Nutrition and Health Institute

Dietician-Nutritionist, Epidemiologist

Editor of the Analysis in Nutrition Research, Elsevier

Dr. George Pounis earned his PhD from Maastricht University, The Netherlands. For ten years and through private practice, he has been designing dietary plans for individuals and groups. He has served as a researcher in academia for the development and conduction of epidemiological and clinical studies in Greece and Italy (Agricultural University of Athens, Harokopio University of Athens, Hellenic Health Foundation, Fondazione di ricerca e cura Giovanni Paolo II, Catholic University, Italy, IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Mediterraneo Neuromed, Italy). His research on the Mediterranean diet and its food and nutrient components has been presented in several international congresses, and he is an author of 35 scientific papers published in peer reviewed international journals. He has also been acting as a Reviewer for several scientific journals, including the International Journal of Cancer, British Journal of Nutrition, and the International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition.