All of us who support the organization believe in serving others. We believe that things can improve. We have seen proof of this during all these years of operation, and we know that if we all contribute to the cause, we can achieve even more.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Elpida was born in 1954. She graduated from the Vocational School of Nursing Assistants of “Sotiria” Hospital. She worked as a nurse at “Laiko” Hospital since 1972 and for 20 consecutive years. In addition, from 1997 to 2004 she volunteered at the NGO “Doctors of the World”. She is one of MedIn’s founding, partner and Board members since 2004 and the Board President since 2014. Elpida Efthymiatou is highly appreciated by all members of the Organization and along with her valuable experience she has been tirelessly serving Medin’s work and vision.
Giorgos was born in 1964. A PhD graduate of Medical School of Athens University and a Pediatric Thoracic-Cardiac surgeon trained in England and Germany. He has been working at “Agia Sofia” Children’s Hospital since 1999, and as the hospital’s Director since 2006. Giorgos is a member of many Greek and International Medical Companies and a founding member of Medical Intervention, partner and Board Member since 2003 to this day (also served as President of the Board, 2011-2013).
Jason was born in 1985. He has a background in personnel management in the Food & Beverage Services. He started working in Medin in 2010 and since then he has gained extensive experience in European Program Management. At times and alongside Medical Intervention, he has been providing know-how and consulting to several organizations in the field. Jason became a partner in 2018, and since 2019 he serves as Medin’s General Secretary.
Medin’s members are people who value the organization’s purposes and activities, willing to offer and to contribute to our vision.
Maria was born in 1972. She is pathologist, with a PhD in the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and specializes in Infectious Diseases (Radboud University) and in Diabetes Mellitus. She works as a supervisor in the 4th Pathology Department of Attikon University General Hospital. Her written work consists of 40 foreign publications. She took part in national and international medical missions with Doctors of the World (1997-1999). Maria is one of Medin’s founders, a partner, and Board Member (2004-2019).
Manos was born in 1972 and is a PhD Graduate in the Medical School of Athens University. A psychiatrist and psychotherapist (Cognitive-Behavioral Approach and Schema Therapy) and a former collaborator of the 1st Psychiatric Clinic of Athens University (Aiginiteio Hospital). Supervisor and Schema Therapy Trainer. Member of many Greek and International Medical Associations. Also a founding Member and partner.
Giannis was born in 1948. PhD Graduate of Medical School in Athens and Ioannina. Clinical partner of London Chest Hospital (1984) and researcher at McGill university (1989-1991). He specialized in Pulmonology at Thoracic Athens Hospital (1975-1979) and served as a Supervisor in the Pulmonary Clinic (1981-1987) and as a Director at the Thoracic Hospital of Western Greece (1987-2010). Other positions: Former General Secretary of Hellenic Pulmonary Company. Founder and former chairman, for fifteen years, of the Committee of Southwestern Greece of the Hellenic Pulmonary Company. Former President of the Disciplinary Council of Medical Association of Patras. Medin’s partner since 2006.
Ioanna was born in 1986. She is a psychologist, graduate of Panteion University, trained in Gestalt Psychotherapy. Since 2017, she is a member of the European Association of Gestalt Psychotherapists. She has worked at Medin, at the Association “Together for Children”, at the Nursing Home “Estia Konstantinoupoleos”, at Penteli Hospital, at the Greek Association Against Epilepsy and at the Babel Day Center. In collaboration with various organizations, she has carried out teacher support groups, parent counseling, volunteer and employee support groups and psychoeducational activities with children and adolescents. She maintains a private clinic since 2013. Ioanna has been one of Medin’s partners since 2018.
Paraskevi was born in 1986. She is a psychologist graduate of Panteion University, trained in Gestalt Psychotherapy. She has volunteered at Association “Together for Children”, at Nursing Home “Estia Konstantinoupoleos”, at the Municipality Polyclinic of Kifissia and at “Greek Association against Epilepsy”. She worked, as a freelance HR Consultant, from 2013 to 2017 and at the Nursing Home “Foinikas” from 2014 to 2017. Paraskevi has been working for Medin since 2015. She maintains a private clinic since 2014 until now. Paraskevi is a member since 2018.
Eliza was born in 1978. She graduated from the Laboratory of Professional Journalism in 1998. Also, she is a bachelor graduate of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing (Hellenic American University, 2012). In 1999 she worked as a reporter on the radio station “Communication FM”, in a daily cultural news program. Board member and Project Manager in a company responsible for receiving and transmitting orders at the Athens Stock Exchange (2000-2003). Manager of European Programs at Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation (2003-2013), under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, for programs concerning the environment, lifelong learning, health education, and more. Since 2019, she is a registered member of Medical Intervention and Project Manager in unaccompanied minors’ shelter programs.
We believe and practically support the notion that Medical Intervention’s human resources are the cornerstone of our effective interventions.
We provide equal opportunities for employment, education, and professional development, regardless of gender, nationality, religious and political beliefs.
Our work is enriched and enhanced through the valuable contribution of volunteers. People of all ages and specialties offer their time and knowledge to support us while enjoying the benefits of volunteering.