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Successful Mobile Clinic Expedition to Larnaca: Movember Edition

by Rasha Ahmed Abdalla Taha Eid, MD 2023 On Saturday 17 November, a group of medical student volunteers participated in the mobile clinic expedition that took place in Ermou square in Larnaca. As soon as the students arrived on location, they set up their equipment in preparation for the day ahead. The students encouraged pedestrians [...]

Mobile Clinic goes to Platres village for screening of ophthalmological diseases

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 by Jennifer Lyons, MBBS 2022 Last Saturday, 10 November 2018, the Mobile Clinic in collaboration with the Pantheo Eye Center travelled to Platres to perform ophthalmology checks. The Mobile Clinic team made a first stop in Limassol, at the Pantheo Eye Center, to pick up the necessary equipment for the expedition [...]

RCS Membership exams on campus

Monday, 5 November 2018 On 31 October 2018 the Medical School hosted another Membership examination for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS Eng).  Ten candidates from countries including the UK, Greece, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq participated in the examination.  This was the sixth Intercollegiate MRCS (IMRCS) examination hosted in Cyprus by the Medical [...]

Newsletter Fall 2018, Issue 10

Getting acquainted with the Medical School Laboratories | A hands-on experience

By Athena Karsera Anatomy Centre Even if they do not all choose to become surgeons, it is crucial for all medical students to become very familiar with human anatomy. And, it is in the laboratories of the University of Nicosia Medical School that the majority of our students will have the opportunity to [...]

Mobile Clinic launches expeditions for new academic year

by Ioannis Balanos, MBBS 2019 The Mobile Clinic Club's expedition to Anayia village in the Nicosia district on 6 October was a great success.  Fifteen mobile clinic club student members participated in this first expedition of the new academic year. Community Council President Dr Constantinos Stylianides, who served as the clinical supervisor for the expedition, [...]

Med School receives delegation from USC

by Dr Michael Murphy, COO At the beginning of July, the Medical School hosted a high-level delegation from the University of South Carolina (USC).  The group consisted of: Dr Joan Gable (Provost), Dr Allen Miller (Vice Provost and Director of Global Carolina), Dr Leslie Hall (Executive Dean, School of Medicine), Dr Jeff Hall (Global Health [...]

Active Faculty

The latest activities of our Faculty members include conference participations, research projects, publications, and appointments to editorial boards: Professor Alexia Papageorgiou, Professor Peter McCrorie and Dr Costas Constantinou organised and led a two-hour workshop on ‘Assessing Cultural Competence in OSCEs’ at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) [...]

Students take on Aerospace Medicine

by George Sycallides, Director, Communications Office Last May the European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM) announced they would sponsor 25 medical students across Europe for their International Conference to be held in Prague between 20 and 23 September 2018.  Three of our medical students were selected among the 25: Parampreet Heer, Daniella Toumazi and Lee [...]

Eye-opener for five students in London

by Dr Antigoni Koukoulli, Pantheo Eye Centre Five of our students travelled to London last June to participate in a number of events related to the specialty of Ophthalmology.  Following a competitive entry, the students were invited to present their posters at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) for the annual Ophthalmology section competition that [...]

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