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IPPS "Sports and Health"

Main aim of the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program of Studies “Sports and Health” (School of Medicine & School of Physical Education and Sport Science of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) is the study and research of the application and adjustment of physical exercise on human performance. The program has two streams: • Sports medicine • Physical Exercise and Health Some of the subjects of study of the MSc program are: the prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of sports injuries, cardio-respiratory and pathological diseases, maximizing athletic performance, therapeutic gymnastics and managing musculoskeletal pain through exercise programs.

IPPS "Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine"

The Interdepartmental Postgraduate Program "Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine" has been operating since the spring semester of 2020 and offers theoretical and practical training in the field of stem cells research and applications in various medical specialties. The topics cover the origin and biology of stem cells, the combination with biomaterials and scaffolds, isolation and cryopreservation, quality control methods, their role in transplantations and in improving the viability and quality of grafts and finally the applications in various medical specialties.

PPS “Health and Social Care Services Management”

The Postgraduate Program of Studies (PPS or equivalently: MSc) titled "Health and Social Care Services Management" is organized by the Department of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Department of Social Work of the Democritus University of Thrace. The scope of this MSc is to train students in the disciplines of administration and management of health and social services by basing its education on modern principles of Management. The aim of this MSc is to cultivate and disseminate knowledge and research in the aforementioned fields as well as to provide its students with specialized knowledge which is needed for a successful career. The studies last two semesters (75 ECTS) and during the summer period of the second semester the students undertake and complete their master’s thesis.

IPPS "Precision Medicine - Translational Research and Therapeutics"

The School of Medicine and the Department of Pharmacy of the Faculty of Health Sciences of AUTh, organize and operate from the winter semester of the academic year 2020-2021 the Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies (IPPS) entitled "Precision Medicine - Translational Research and Therapeutics". The post graduate program aims to educate and familiarize health professionals with the principles of modern medical practice and precision medicine, through the understanding and utilization of molecular and genomic information involved in the differential pharmacological responses in individuals. Furthermore, the program aims to link basic clinical and translational research aspects with the health care services, the process of developing innovative products in the medical field in relation to molecular diagnosis and the development of pharmaceutical products.

IPPS "Medical Informatics"

The Departments of Medicine, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki offer in collaboration the Interdepartmental Postgraduate Study Program in “Medical Informatics” since 1998. The Study Program is organized in 4 semesters (120 ECTS). After successfully completing a Project Thesis during the fourth semester, an MSc Degree in “Medical Informatics” is awarded. There are no tuition fees for attending this Study Program.

IPPS "History of Medicine"

Διιδρυματικό με τη συμμετοχή του Τμήματος Ιστορίας και Εθνολογίας της Σχολής Κλασικών και Ανθρωπιστικών Σπουδών του Δημοκρίτειου Πανεπιστημίου Θράκης. Σκοπός του ΔΠΜΣ είναι η μελέτη της εξέλιξης της ιατρικής και της ένταξής της σε ευρύτερο κοινωνικό και πολιτισμικό πλαίσιο. Αποκαλύπτονται οι καθοριστικοί παράγοντες της υγείας και της νόσου μέσω έρευνας σε κοινωνικό και επιστημονικό επίπεδο, τόσο σε επιδημικές όσο και σε χρόνιες νόσους. Διασαφηνίζεται πώς η μελέτη της ιστορίας μπορεί να βοηθήσει στην εκλεπτυσμένη κατανόηση ευρέως φάσματος ερωτημάτων και διλημμάτων της σύγχρονης ιατρικής. Η εκπαίδευση αφορά σε δύο βασικές κατευθύνσεις: Ιστορία της Ιατρικής και Βιολογική Ανθρωπολογία.

IPPS "Critical thinking and soft skills in Biomedical Sciences"

The Interuniversity Program of Postgraduate Studies (IPPS or equivalently: MSc) titled "Critical thinking and soft skills in Biomedical Sciences" is organized by the Department of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Department of Primary Education of the University of West Macedonia. The aim of this MSc is the introduction and professional development of Biomedical Scientists in the areas of personality and communication in their workplace as well as the cultivation of high mental functions, development of valuable, emotional and interpersonal skills, application of knowledge in specialized fields, etc., so that they can respond more adequately to the demands of their profession, and current affairs and challenges.

IPPS "Neuroimmunology"

The program offers * a set of courses on Basic Neurosciences and Immunology, Neuroimmunology and Clinical Neurology. * training in clinical neuroimmunology and basic science research skills. It can be modeled according to the applicant’s active interests and skill set.

IPPS "Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration"

Ο σχεδιασμός του προγράμματος ανέκυψε λόγω της ιδιαίτερα αυξημένης εμφάνισης των νευροεκφυλιστικών νοσημάτων στη σύγχρονη εποχή και της ανακύπτουσας ανάγκης για περαιτέρω έρευνα και επαγγελματική κατάρτιση των επαγγελματιών υγείας. Ο σκοπός του είναι η προαγωγή της γνώσης σχετικά με τα νευροεκφυλιστικά νοσήματα, καθώς και η προώθηση της έρευνας για τη μελέτη και τη θεραπευτική τους αντιμετώπιση. Μέσα από τη διεπιστημονική φύση του προτεινόμενου προγράμματος επιχειρείται μια συντονισμένη προσέγγιση από το σύνολο των επαγγελματικών υγείας, με στόχο τη διαμόρφωση ενός ενιαίου θεραπευτικού πλάνου αντιμετώπισης της χρόνιας φύσης των νευροεκφυλιστικών νοσημάτων.

IPPS "Contemporary Medical Acts: Legal Regulation and Bioethical Dimension"

The studies of the Interdepartmental Program of Postgraduate Studies (IPPS or equivalently: MSc) "Contemporary Medical Acts: Legal Regulation and Bioethical Dimension" last 4 semesters. The aim of this MSc is the study and research of medical, ethical, social and law issues which stem from the medical and biomedical research and practice. Upon the successful completion of the master’s thesis at the end of the fourth semester the students obtain an MSc in “Contemporary Medical Acts: Legal Regulation and Bioethical Dimension" (Total ECTS: 120).

IPPS "Health and Environmental Factors"

The Interuniversity Program of Postgraduate Studies (IPPS or equivalently: MSc) titled "Health and Environmental Factors" is organized by the department of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in collaboration with the Department of Medicine of the Democritus University of Thrace, the Department of Civil Engineering of the International Hellenic University and the Department of Geology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The aim of this MSc is the study of the impact of environmental factors on diseases, which is the cornerstone in the understanding and clarification of their etiology and pathophysiology. The courses are taught in the first and second semester (60 ECTS) and the students undertake and complete a master’s thesis during the third semester (30 ECTS).

PPS "Public Health and Health Policy"

Το ΠΜΣ του Τμήματος Ιατρικής «Δημόσια Υγεία και Πολιτική Υγείας» («Public Health and Health Policy») έχει αντικείμενο την παροχή εξειδικευμένων γνώσεων και τη διεύρυνση της ερευνητικής δραστηριότητας στα αντικείμενα της Δημόσιας Υγείας και Πολιτικής Υγείας. Με στόχο την ανάλυση των παραγόντων που καθορίζουν το επίπεδο υγείας του πληθυσμού, παρέχονται γνώσεις στα αντικείμενα της επιδημιολογίας, βιοστατιστικής και προληπτικής στρατηγικής. Παράλληλα με την εμβάθυνση στην Πολιτική Υγείας αναπτύσσονται τα αντικείμενα της Πολιτικής Οικονομίας της Υγείας, της κοινωνιολογικής προσέγγισης της Υγείας και του σχεδιασμού των Υπηρεσιών Υγείας. Το ΠΜΣ έχει δύο ειδικεύσεις: • Δημόσια Υγεία (Public Health) και • Πολιτική Υγείας (Health Policy) Διάρκεια: 4 ακαδημαϊκά εξάμηνα (120 ECTS) Το ΠΜΣ είναι χωρίς δίδακτρα.

PPS "Auditory Processing Disorder"

The new Master programme offered by the School of Medicine (Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) titled ‘Auditory Processing Disorder’ aims at covering the existent educational gap related to the diagnosis and treatment of auditory perception problems, which are independent of auditory sensitivity (audiogram). Watch a brief, informative video on www.apdseminars.gr. The MSc is divided into two specializations. The first is for non-doctors and offers participants both theoretical and practical knowledge through the use of individualized auditory training to people diagnosed with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). The second is for doctors and aims at providing them with the most current knowledge in APD research and enable them to be actively involved in the diagnosis of the disorder through the use of tools standardized for the Greek population. The programme is mainly provided by a small group of educators, equipped with all the latest knowledge concerning the interaction between auditory perception and cognitive functions (memory, attention) and by distinguished professors from abroad. Master’s website: apdmaster.gr.

PPS “Maternal Fetal Medicine”

The subject of the Program of Postgraduate Studies "Maternal Fetal Medicine» of the School of Medicine of AUTH is the study, research and provision of postgraduate education to health professionals related to the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the field of Fetal Medicine. The philosophy of the MPS is to provide postgraduate students with modern knowledge, methods and principles that will enable them to continue their education, as well as to cultivate in them the criticism and creative skills required by a socially and ethically responsible professional activity. The purpose of the postgraduate program is to provide a high scientific level of theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Fetal Medicine. Fetal Medicine is an evolving scientific field of medical science that deals with the recognition of predisposing factors, symptoms and complications of pathological conditions during pregnancy, as well as the prevention and treatment of problems that could affect the health of the fetus and the mother’s. Completion of the proposed postgraduate program is not equivalent to obtaining the sub-specialty of Fetal Medicine. The goal of all the factors of operation of the MPS is to ensure the quality and continuous improvement of the curriculum, the educational process and research, and to promote cooperation with related study programs and Centers at home and abroad.

PPS "Critical Care Nursing"

The main goal of the Master of Science Program on Nursing Concerning Intensive Care Units is to educate health care professionals, foster and promote their scientific knowledge and skills. The course is designed to provide postgraduate students with specialized knowledge in order to be prepared for a successful and quality professional career. The aim of the Program is to provide specialization and examine the developments in the field of Intensive Care issues to graduates of the Greek Universities. Graduates of this M.Sc. enter the fields of nursing education, health care management, health care administration, especially the supervision of Intensive Care Units.

PPS "Research Methodology in Medicine and in Health Sciences"

The main objective of the Postgraduate Program “Research Methodology in Medicine and in the Health Sciences” is to train students in a wide range of basic and applied research methods in the field of health and medicine. This is a two year full time program (120 ECTS). The training program is divided into two streams: Basic Medical Research and Clinical Medical Research. Without Fees.

PPS "Applied Nutrition and Health Promotion"

The Postgraduate Studies in "Applied Nutrition and Health Promotion" offer a two-arm specialization in either Clinical Nutrition or Public Health Nutrition and has a duration of 3 semesters. The PG program offers an in-depth theoretical training of its students and aims to their active and multifaceted participation in the field of Nutrition. Moreover, practical applications in research and clinical practice are being offered, together with a focus on how to best conduct research and be engaged in scientific writing. Overall, in addition to high quality scientific knowledge offered during the duration of the PG program, postgraduate students acquire the ability: • to apply acquired knowledge to everyday practice, • to systematically search, analyze and synthesize data using appropriate methodology and technology, • to be competent to work both individually, as well as in teams within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, • to adjust to new situations and take decisions, • to comprehend complex information in the field of medical/clinical nutrition and nutritional epidemiology and public health, • to produce novel ideas and add to the scientific knowledge, • to show responsibility and meet deadlines, • to develop a critical thinking and to promote a free, productive and inductive thought.

PPS "Treatment options and management of vascular surgery emergencies"

The continuous evolvement of scientific knowledge and the rapid development of technology result in significant changes in diagnostic approach and therapeutic techniques of vascular diseases. The teaching objective of PSP are the updating of knowledge and the development of research in the fields of diagnosis and treatment of patients with urgent vascular problems, including the contemporary endovascular techniques. Purpose of the PSP is to provide the theoretical knowledge in a high scientific level as well as the practical clinical skills that will enable our graduates to provide adequately their knowledge and to deal successfully with the clinical challenges of managing patients with urgent vascular problems, as health scientists in medical facility centers in the country and abroad. In addition, aim of PSP is the academic training of the postgraduate students, so that they acquire the basic research and teaching skills as well as, for those who are interested, the necessary scientific background for further doctoral (PhD) studies and research. More details you can find at the PSP’s website www.mscvascularemergencies.med.auth.gr or to communicate with the secretariat at the phone number +30 2310999339 or to send us an email at the address pmsi@med.auth.gr.

PPS "Medical Research Methodology"

Main aim of the course is the training of a wide spectrum of scientists on cutting-edge methodologies and technologies that will assist them in planning and conducting research programs, thus advancing their academic and professional career. The main features of this MSc, which make it especially attractive, are: * Short duration * Blended form * English language * Competitive price

PPS "Clinical and Industrial Pharmacology - Clinical Toxicology"

The Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, designed and offers a new, innovative, interdisciplinary and technocratic postgraduate study program titled: "Clinical & Industrial Pharmacology - Clinical Toxicology". There are three directions: * Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Medicine * Industrial Pharmacology * Clinical Toxicology It is taught by University professors of the School of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and other Universities/Technical Universities, E.O.F. & E.M.A. members and other higher specialized scientists. It is addressed to University graduates with a special interest in Clinical Pharmacology and other scientists active in the field of pharmacotherapy. Selection Procedure: Application submission & Interview Lessons start: October

PPS "Clinical and Surgical Anatomy (Applied Anatomy)"

The aim of the Post Graduate Studies (PGS) is to provide subspecialty knowledge to physicians in Clinical and Surgical Anatomy and an approach from a methodological and research point of view of the Clinical and Surgical Anatomy. The PGS courses cover the educational gap in between the undergraduate studies and the completion of the medical specialty, either medical or surgical, where studies of participating physicians on embalmed and fresh cadavers is regarded as a necessity.

PPS "Clinical Mental Health"

The aim of the MSc "Clinical Mental Health" is the scientific specialization on the broad subject of Clinical Mental Health. The education upon this field refers to the promotion of mental health, the treatment of mental disorder and the determinants of health and disease within an extensive social and cultural context. The curriculum of this master program includes intensive, comprehensive and in-depth theoretical training in conjunction with applied scientific research. The MSc “Clinical Mental Health” intends on providing its students with a complete knowledge concerning the clinical education, the multidimensional therapeutic approach and the overall promotion of mental health.

PPS "Novel methods and technological developments in Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus"

The School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, designed and offers the Postgraduate Study Program titled: “Novel methods and technological developments in Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus” since 2019. The subject of the Program is the training of all Health Scientists in the treatment of diabetes mellitus and its complications based on all the latest data in all areas. Special emphasis is given to modern pharmacotherapy and modern technology. The purpose of the Program is to cultivate and promote knowledge, application and research in the scientific field of Diabetes Mellitus and to provide postgraduate students with specialized knowledge in order to obtain the necessary supplies for professional and / or for their academic career. In the Postgraduate Study Program, distinguished scientists from abroad and from Greece participate and develop the topics. Study duration: two semesters of compulsory courses, one semester of internship and one semester of Postgraduate Thesis. Selection Procedure: Application submission & Interview Lessons start: October.

PPS "Primary Health Care"

Το ΠΜΣ του Τμήματος Ιατρικής «Πρωτοβάθμια Φροντίδα Υγείας» («Primary Health Care») έχει σκοπό την παροχή εξειδικευμένων γνώσεων και τη διεύρυνση της ερευνητικής δραστηριότητας στα αντικείμενα της Πρωτοβάθμιας Φροντίδας Υγείας. Το αντικείμενο του είναι η διεπιστημονική και ολιστική προσέγγιση της υγείας σε επίπεδο κοινότητας, με επίκεντρο την προάσπιση της υγείας και την πρόληψη της νόσου Διάρκεια: 4 ακαδημαϊκά εξάμηνα (120 ECTS) Το ΠΜΣ είναι χωρίς δίδακτρα.

PPS "Health Statistics and Data Analytics"

The Department of Medicine announces the start of the new MSc program in Health Statistics & Data Analytics for scientists. The aim of this program is to educate a wide range of scientists in innovative methodologies that will help them to design and conduct health research, applying the optimal statistical analyses. This way their academic and professional career will be developed. This MSc Program is attractive due to its short duration, flexible and blended form, courses taught in English and competitive fees.

PPS "Perfusion Technologies-Technology of Devices in Cardiac Surgery"

Objective -Aim: The provision of a high level of scientific training at both the theoretical and practical level regarding the operation of the heart lung machine as well as the operation of other devices used in Cardiac Surgery. Such devices are intraaortic balloon pump, the ECMO, the left ventricular assist devices and more. The program comes to fill the education void in the respective fields, as, up to date, even the practitioners of in-house traffic technicians do not follow a graduated training program in our country.

PPS "Surgical Infections-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prevention"

The MSc entitled "Surgical Infections-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prevention" has as subject the education of postgraduate students in the current developments regarding surgical infections, their diagnosis, treatment and prevention. The purpose of the proposed PPS is to train all those health professionals who are involved in monitoring infections of the surgical patient. Also, it will be emphasized the role of the nursing and paramedical staff in the monitoring of surgical infections and also will give guide to scientific research and writing.

PPS "Endocrine Surgery"

The MSc entitled "Endocrine Surgery" aims is for the students to acquire theoretical knowledge of the mechanisms of pathophysiology that lead to the development of endocrine diseases, early diagnosis and investigation and their intraoperative care and finally therapeutic techniques. Endocrine surgery includes the following individual areas: 1. Surgical diseases of the thyroid gland 2. Surgical diseases of the parathyroid glands 3. Surgical adrenal diseases 4. Surgical diseases of neuroendocrine tumors of the digestive tracts Also, it will be emphasized the role of the nursing and paramedical staff and also will give guide to scientific research and writing.

PPS "Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands"

The Postgraduate Program of Studies (PPS or equivalently: MSc) titled “Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands" is organized by the Department of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and aims in educating students in the diseases of both thyroid and parathyroid glands. The students will acquire both theoretical and technical knowledge (through surgeries) as well as skills in management of difficult cases. This MSc lasts three semesters (90 ECTS in total) and the students are required to attend relevant surgeries (at the end of the second semester) and complete a master’s thesis (third semester).

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