9th Annual Student Conference “Learning not to Smoke” in Trikala

9th Annual Student Conference “Learning not to Smoke” in Trikala

Congratulations to the winners of the annual art competition, “Learning not to Smoke!” and thank you to all the students who participated! This week, the George D. Behrakis Research Lab team, along with our benefactors George and Margo Behrakis who arrived all the way from Boston, visited Trikala to hold the annual student conference and award the winners of this year’s art competition! This year’s conference took place on November […]

Tobacco Control in E.U. and Greece

Tobacco Control in E.U. and Greece

Ms. Thea Emmerling, Head of Cross-border Health Care and Tobacco Control work, DG SANTE of the European Commission, recently visited Athens after being invited by the Institute of Public Health and the Office of Public Affairs. Ms. Emmerling was the guest speaker of the “Tobacco Control in E.U. and Greece” event that took place at the ACG Campus, in collaboration with the SmokefreeGreece Initiative, Center of Excellence for Sustaianability, Office […]

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month worldwide, the Institute of Public Health of the American College of Greece and the George D. Behrakis Research Lab of the Hellenic Cancer Society,  co-founder of the SmokefreeGreece initiative, are sharing some very important information on Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Greece. It is characterized by the presence of abnormal cells in the breast that grow and […]

4th Series of Lectures on Public Health – Institute of Public Health, ACG

4th Series of Lectures on Public Health – Institute of Public Health, ACG

The Institute of Public Health of the American College of Greece has released their 2018-2019 program for the 4th Series of Lectures on Public Health. Every month, scientists and academics will share the most up-to-date information on current and emerging health topics. The lectures are of interest to healthcare professionals but also to the public who will benefit from information on how to prevent disease through healthy practices. In light […]