Graduated from Wakefield High school of Arlington, Va., studied Medicine in Brussels, Belgium, San Diego, U.S.A., and the University of Athens, Greece, specialized in Anesthesia – Intensive Care and Pain Management in Greece, U.S.A., and England. She holds a Ph.D. cum laude, in Pharmacology.
She has worked at all levels and eventually as Director of Anesthesia Dept. and the Intensive Care Unit, keeping simultaneously a Private Practice. She has practiced in Greece and abroad, including Stanford University in California and other Centers in the U.S.A.; in London, England; Moscow, Russia; and Cape Town, South Africa. She has taught at the University of Athens, the Institute of Vocational Training, and many postgraduate programs.
Actively involved in promoting the academic, clinical, and safety aspects of the related fields of medicine, she has served on the Board of the Hellenic Society of Anesthesiologists, founded the Association that set the standards of practice, served as the National Delegate at the Monospecialist Committee for Anaesthesia and Reanimation of the European Union (U.E.M.S.), on the European Board of Anesthesiology, the European Academy and the European Society of Anesthesiology and numerous Hellenic and International Societies.