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Active Faculty

The latest activities of our Faculty members include conference participations, publications, and appointments to editorial boards: Professor Peter Karayiannis is the last author of the research article titled ‘Quasispecies Changes with Distinctive Point Mutations in the Hepatitis C Virus Internal Ribosome Entry Site (IRES) Derived from PBMCs and Plasma’ published in Advances [...]

Smoking and Vaping Kills

Monday, 18 February 2019 This morning a group of MD and MBBS students visited The Junior & Senior School in Nicosia where they presented to 12 and 13-year-old students the dangers of smoking and vaping. The medical students managed to hold the 110 teenagers’ attention throughout by using a multimedia presentation which included video clips, [...]

Mobile Clinic visits Sotira Municipality

Thursday, 7 February 2019 by Dr Chloe Antoniou On Saturday 2 February members of the Mobile Clinic Club visited the scenic village of Sotira in the Famagusta district. The mayor of Sotira welcomed the volunteers at the Municipality Building, which was used  to perform blood pressure, blood glucose and spirometry measurements. Approximately 40 people were examined, [...]

Students participate in European Conferences

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 Several students have been actively involved in European conferences since last October. MSc in Family Medicine student Dr Mohamad Itani presented a poster at the European Geriatric Medicine Society Congress held in Berlin last October.  Dr Itani talked about his experience: I would like to thank my supervisor Dr Ourania Kolokotroni [...]

Faculty exchange programme with USC becomes a reality

Monday, 25 February 2019 In Fall 2017, the University of Nicosia Medical School signed agreements with the Arnold School of Public Health and the School of Medicine of the University of South Carolina (USC).  Both agreements cover the exchange of students, faculty and staff, and the development of collaborative opportunities in research and education. Dr [...]

Medical Students excel in sports

Monday, 25 February 2019 MBBS student Giovanni Francesco Dall’ Amico gets a call from the Cyprus National Rugby Team, while MD student Amien Al-Sadi becomes one of the best current squash players in Cyprus. In a statement to MedNews Giovannis said: I started playing rugby at the age of eight.  I continued playing in high [...]

WeDistressHELL – Get involved

Friday, 22 February 2019 Dr Julia Hynes, Medical ethics and Law Lead at the Medical School, and her colleagues at the University of Pavia in Italy, have been collaborating on a research project on burnout in healthcare students and professionals, which may be viewed as a silent and deadly epidemic affecting the profession. The project [...]

Omani Ambassador on campus

Thursday, 21 February 2019 by Andreas Demetroudiou, Student Services Manager On 31 October, the Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Salem Al-Shanfari along with Counsellor Mr Mohamed Bait Bakur, and First Secretary Mrs Mayya Al Ismaili visited the Medical School.  They met with Omani medical students supported by a scholarship from [...]

OBGYN Department continues to deliver workshops

Thursday, 21 February 2019 On 1 November 2018, the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department in collaboration with the Cyprus OBGYN Society, the Cyprus Perinatal Society and the Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association organised the Clinical Seminar on Postpartum Haemorrhage at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia.  It was attended by 45 healthcare professionals and medical students.  Some of [...]

Simulated Patients’ Conference

Thursday, 21 February 2019 by Eliana Christoforou,  Simulated Patients' Coordinator On 1 November 2018, the Medical School successfully organised its first Simulated Patients’ (SPs’) Conference. The half-day conference was attended by current and newly recruited simulated patients, in addition to the relevant faculty and staff. Professor Alexia Papageorgiou, Chair of the Centre of Medical Education [...]

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