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Evangelia Piperi

 

Assistant Professor

Phone: (+30) 210-746-1304
Email: liapiperi[at]dent.uoa[dot]gr

Mailing Address:
2 Thivon Str, 115 27, Goudi, Athens, Greece

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Education / Qualifications

  • 1994: DDS, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece.
  • 1999: MSc in Oral Biopathology, Distinction, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece.   
  • 1999: Postgraduate Specialty Diploma in Oral Medicine and Pathology, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece.
  • 2006: Dr Dent (PhD) in Oral Biopathology, Distinction, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece.    

Academic and professional positions held

  • 2015-today: Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece.
  • 2009-2015: Lecturer, Department of Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece.
  • 2007, 2008: Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Oral Pathology, NKUA, Greece.             
  • 2000-2007: Clinical and Research Assistant, Department of Oral Pathology, NKUA, Greece.  

Academic and professional responsibilities

  • Undergraduate teaching: Oral Medicine and Pathology I (seminars and laboratory exercises),  7th-8th semesters, Oral Medicine and Pathology II (seminars and clinical practice), 9th-10th semesters, School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • Postgraduate teaching: Basic Oral Pathology I and II (PS 380, PS 381,  lectures), Biopsy Seminar (STOM 481, Principle Tutor), School of Dentistry, NKUA. 
  • Member of the Infection Control Committee, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece (2012-present).
  • Supervisor of students in the educational program «Practice of dental student in private dental offices», School of Dentistry, NKUA., Greece (2011) .
  • Member of the Forensic Dentistry Unit, School of Dentistry, NKUA, Greece (2005-present).  
  • Member of the three-member Advisory Committee of one PhD thesis (completed) and five MSc theses (four completed and one active), Postgraduate Program, School of Dentistry, NKUA.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 13th Athens Dental Student Congress, 2013.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 11th Biennial Congress of European Association of Oral Medicine, Athens, Greece, 2012.
  • Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the 2nd Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Athens, Greece, 2012.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 1st Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Athens, Greece, 2009.
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Hellenic Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology (2007-2009, 2009-2012, 2012-present )
  • Reviewer in scientific journals: Hellenic Stomatological Review (2009-present), Hellenic Archives of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2013).

Research Grants and Contracts

Co-investigator with contract in the following research programmes:

  • October 1996-October 1998. Research object: «Ultrastructural study of oral soft tissue tumors».  Principal Investigator: Professor O. Nikolatou-Galitis.Research program granted by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Industry and the European Union, Ergo PENED, code number 70/3/2965.
  • December 2000-June 2001. Research object: «Study of oral complications during anticancer therapy that includes: 1) radiotherapy for malignant head and neck tumors and 2) haematopoeitic stem cell transplantation after chemotherapy for the treatment of malignant haematopoeitic diseases». Principal Investigator: Professor O. Nikolatou-Galitis.
  • Research program granted by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Industry and the European Union,  ergo PENED, code number  99ΕD 39- 70/3/5062.

Awards and Honours

  • 1st award for oral presentation, 1st Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Athens, Greece, (2009).
  • «George Koutlas» scholarship for one-month Postdoctoral Fellowship, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, USA, (2008).                                                                  
  • Scholarship by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation during: the 3rd year of undergraduate studies, (1993).
  • Postagraduate studies for Master of Science, (1996-1997).
  • Postgraduate studies for Phd, (2002-2004)      

Memberships

  • Stomatological Society of Greece ,1999
  • Hellenic Society of Oral Medicine and Pathology (Founding Member), 2001                             
  • European Association of Oral Medicine, 2001                   
  • Hellenic Society of Odostomatological of the Research (Associate Member), 2010                                                 

Research Theses – Books

  • PhD thesis: “ Immunohistochemical study of acquired MALT, B-cell monoclonality and Helicobacter pylori presence in labial salivary glands of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome”, 2006, NKUA.
  • MSc thesis: “Sjögren’s syndrome as a model for studying the pathogenetic mechanisms of the transition from autoimmunity to lymphoid malignancy ”, 1999, NKUA.

Selected publications in scientific journals

  • Evangelia Piperi, Konstantinos I. Tosios Nikolaos G. Nikitakis, Vasileios F. Kyriakopoulos, Fotios Tzerbos, Ioannis G. Koutlas, Alexandra Sklavounou.
    Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma/Atypical Lipomatous Tumor of the Oral Cavity: Report of Three Cases and Review of the Literature. Head and Neck Pathol 2012; 6(3):354-363.
  • Chrysomali Evanthia, Piperi Evangelia, Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou Alexandra. Oral acanthosis nigricans in chronic hepatitis B with a 21-year follow up. J Dermatol 2011; 38: 1172-1176.
  • Evangelia Piperi, Jessica E. Omlie, Stefan E. Pambuccian, Ioannis G. Koutlas: Oral hairy leukoplakia in HIV-negative patients. Report of ten cases. 
    Int J Surg  Pathol 2010; 18(3): 177-183.
  • Evangelia P. Piperi, Scott A. Rake, Konstantinos I. Tosios, Evdokia E. Vasilopoulou, Angela P. Rake, Noah A. Sandler, Tim Issacson, Alexandra Sklavounou, Ioannis G. Koutlas. Mandibular melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy treated conservatively with enucleation.  A case report with 11 years follow-up and review of the literature. J Craniofac Surg 2010; 21(3): 685-688.
  • Evangelia Piperi, Michael D. Rohrer, Stephan E. Pambuccian, Ioannis G. Koutlas.Vascular solitary fibrous tumor with "floret" cells or giant cell angiofibroma?  A lingual example highlighting the overlapping characteristics of these entities, and positive immunoreaction for estrogen and progesterone receptors.
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2009; 107: 685-690.
  • Α. Sklavounou, Chr. Naoum, E. Piperi, Ch. Pavlidou, N. Nicolaou, P. Emanouil: The efficacy of topical cyclosporine in Oral Lichen Planus
    Cosmetic Medicine 2008; (2): 83-87.  
  • Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou Α, Piperi Ε, Papanikolaou V, Karakoulakis I.Oral soft tissue lesions in Greek children and adolescents: A retrospective analysis over a 32-year period.  J Clin Pediatr Dent 2005; 29(2): 175-178.
  • Kouvidou Ch, Piperi E, Chrysomali E, Tsakistou G, Anagnostakis D, Vrettou-Aravani V.Study of B-cell monoclonality, Helicobacter pylori and BCL-10 expression in Sjögren’s Syndrome (abstract). Virchows Archiv 2005; 447(2): 689-690.
  • Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou A, Piperi E, Paikos S. Oral and maxillofacial manifestations of haematopoietic and lymphoreticular disorders. Part ΙI. Section B. Oral and maxillofacial manifestations of malignant haematological disorders.  Haema 2003; 6(1): 48-53.
  • Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou A, Piperi E, Iakovou M, Paikos S.Oral and maxillofacial manifestations of haematopoietic and lymphoreticular disorders. Part I. Oral and maxillofacial manifestations of benign haematological disorders. Haema 2002; 5(3): 222-229.
  • Paikos S, Piperi E, Sklavounou-Andrikopoulou A. Oral and maxillofacial manifestations of haematopoietic and lymphoreticular disorders. Part ΙI. Section A. Oral and maxillofacial manifestations of malignant haematological disorders.Haema 2002; 5(4): 305-319.

Areas of scientific interest

  • Sjögren’s syndrome and lymphomagenesis
  • Lymphomas of the oral mucosa
  • Innate immunity and epigenetic factors in autoimmune diseases
  • Oral manifestations of systemic diseases
  • Taste disorders

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