Dr Hadjipanayis is an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics. His primarily teaching areas include paediatrics, communication skills, telemedicine and information technology.
His post-graduate training in pediatrics was completed at St. Sophia Children’s Hospital, Athens. In 1998 he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarhip for training in pediatric nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He obtained a distinction for his doctorate in epilepsy in children with cerebral palsy from the National University of Athens School of Medicine.
He worked as a Part-Time Lecturer at Athens Nursing School from 1989 to 1991 and at the University of Cyprus in 2007.
His research has mainly been focused on environmental hazards, human biomonitoring, use and abuse of antibiotics. He has presented his research findings in many seminars, conferences and symposiums. He is reviewer in two medical journals. Dr. Hadjipanayis is also a reviewer of Europaediatrics for the last ten years.
His current research and clinical interests focus on Electronic medical record and epidemiology of pneumococcus in Cyprus. He is also involved in a Horizon 2020 project (MOCHA). The MOCHA (Models of Child health Appraised) project appraises the differing models of child health that are used across Europe. Dr Hadjipanayis is a country agent for Cyprus and he is also co-leader of WP H (The Role of Electronic Records and Data to Support Effective Models).
He is the secretary general of the European Academy of Pediatrics and the vice-president of the National Committee of Environment and Children’s Health. He is also a member of the steering committee EAPRASnet (European Academy of Paediatrics Research in Ambulatory Settings network).
Dr. Hadjipanayis has been working at Larnaca General Hospital since 1994. He has published three books plus numerous papers on pediatrics.