Alexandra Bargiota is Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Head of the Department of Endocrinology and metabolic diseases, University Hospital of Larissa, since 2012.
She studied Medicine at the Medical school of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1987) and completed her training in Endocrinology on 1997. She obtained her thesis Diabetes Mellitus (PhD) from the University of Bristol on 2002.
She has been Lecturer in Internal Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the University Hospital of Larissa, Greece (2005-2012). She held a private practice in Endocrinology, Larissa Greece (2003-2005).
She was Fellow of the Edith Woolf Fellowship, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol UK (1995-1997).
She worked as registrar in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol UK (1999-2003) and as clinical lecturer in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, University of Bristol UK (1997-1999).
Mrs Bargiota was trained in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol UK (1992-1997).
She is member to the Greek Endocrine Society, EASD and ECE.
Mrs Bargiota main research interest is Diabetes, namely: metabolic studies in diabetes (hypoglycaemia recovery, hypoxia and carbohydrate metabolism); sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes; bone metabolism and diabetes; obesity; Graves’ opthalmopathy; telemedicine in diabetes.
She has received the following grants:
- Edith Woolf Fellowship: 1994-1996, for research in Diabetes Mellitus
- European multicenter project Renewing Health: 2010-2013, To study the impact of a long-term telemonitoring program for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DMT2) on glycemic control and health-related quality of life (QoL)
- Grant from the Hellenic Society2012: to study deidinase polymorphisms in patients with hypothyroidism
- European multicenter project United for Health: 2014- “To study the impact of telemonitoring program in a large cohort of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DMT2)”
She has numerous publications in major scientific journals.