Master in Crisis Management in the Health Sector
The MSc Crisis Management in the Health Sector programme, designed in cooperation with the Hellenic Association of Crisis Management (HACM) provides a solid grounding in the major issues of crisis and security in the health sector in today’s complex and globalised world. The combination of theory, practical insights and analytical skills prepares you for work in public or private organisations. Our faculty are experts in their fields and they have developed courses based on up-to-date best practice and the latest academic research. They have excellent academic credentials and substantial managerial and executive leadership experience. At the same time, you will increase your knowledge and your level of alertness regarding potential crises and be able to undertake the planning of reaction and recovery.
ECTS: 90 (UK credits 180)
Start date(s): October/November
• A good bachelor’s from a recognized university
• IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
• An interview is required to consider applicants suitability
Efstathiou Panagiotis M.D., Ph.D: Brigadier M.C. ,Hellenic Army - CBRN Expert, Orthopeadic Surgeon, President of the Hellenic Association on Crisis Management in the Health Sector, Expert Advisor of WHO, Coordinator of Operation Center of Attica Region and Athens Medical Association for Covid-19
Sapkas George M.D., Ph.D: Professor of Medicine. Orthopeadic Surgeon, Medical School of Athens University, Vice president of the Hellenic Association on Crisis Management in the Health Sector, Director of the Spinal Disorders dept. of “Metropolitan” Hospital, Athens Greece
Kouskouni Evaggelia M.D., Ph.D: Professor of Medicine. Biopathologist Director of Microbiology-Biochemistry Hormonological, Laboratory Clinic “Iaso” General Hospital Athens Greece, Vice President of the Hellenic Association on Crisis Management in the Health Sector
Col (r.t.) Manolidou Zacharoula R.N., M.Sc: Colonel R.N., M.Sc. MC, Hellenic Army - CBRN Expert, M.Sc. in Intensive Care Units and Emergency Nursing, General Secretary of the Hellenic Association on Crisis Management in the Health Sector
Karagiorgou Catherine M.D., Ph.D: Microbiologist – Biopathologist, Public Health Doctor, National Public Health Organization, Head of Operational Planning and Coordinator at National Health Center of the Ministry of Health. European Master in Disaster Medicine Master II level M.Sc. Univercita del Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro” Faculty of Medicine Novara Italy and free University of Brussels Belgium Faculty of Medicine Novara Italy and free University of Brussels Belgium
Papanikolaou Spiros Spiros Papanikolaou M.D., M.Sc., E.M.S: General Surgeon Intensives, Emergency DoctorFlying Doctor DMOChief Emergency Physician (CEP) National Health Center of the Ministry of Health Na.H.O.C.
Col. Kostoulas Ioannis H.A., M.Sc:Colonel H.A., M.Sc. MC, Hellenic Army Section Chief of the International Organizations Section, Crisis Management Centre, Hellenic National Defense General Staff. Project Manager for Hellenic Ministry of Defense (Work Package Leader) at the TOXI – Triage Project of EU HORIZON 2020
Captain Spiros Kintzos M.Sc., Captain H.N.: Captain H.N., M.Sc, ΕΜΠ Disaster Preparedness& CBRN Specialist, Member at the TOXI – Triage Project of EU HORIZON 2020
Karagiorgou George: Endocrinologist, National Health Center of the Ministry of Health Na.H.O.C. Department of Special Operations of the Hellenic Association on Crisis Management in the Health Sector
Col Mitsiou Maria R.N., M.Sc.: Colonel R.N., M.Sc. MC, Hellenic Army, Nursing department, Director, of the 401 General Military Hospital of Athens
Katsaros Nikos: Chemical, Vice President of NYC, Degree in Chemistry EKPA. M.Sc, PhD Univ. of Massachusetts, USA. Prof. Georgia Southern Univ. USA. Research Director NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Secretary of Research and Technology, Ministry of Development, Member of the National Council for Research and Postgraduate Studies, Ministry of Education, President of EFET. President of EEX, Vice President of the Consumers Association of Greece
Psychogios Spyros: Police Officer Manager, Racist Violence - Financial Crime
Helliopoulos Dimitris: Medical Doctor, Director of EOC-EODY, National Organization of Public Health
Bechrakis Panagiotis: Professor, Pulmonary President of the National Anti-Smoking Committee
Tseroni Maria M.Sc.: Nurse -National Public Health Organization, member of ECDC ,Special operations
Fiorakis Christos: Psychiatrist, National Health Center of the Ministry of Health Na.H.O.C. Special operations
Avgerinos Antonis: Pharmacist, President of Greek Red Cross
Linou Athina: Professor of Epidemiology, Medical School of Athens University
Hajigeorgiou Dimitrios: Major General, Infectious Diseases Director of Health Dept. of Greek Air Force
Badekas Athanassios: Lieutenant General of the Greek Police, Orthopaedic, Special police operations
Col Niveroglou Georgios: Colonel H.A., M.Sc. MC, Hellenic Army Section Chief of Special operations, Communication technologist, international communication specialist
Salourou Maria: Head Nurse, M.Sc. in Intensive Care Units and Emergency Nursing
Kotis Takis: Celeritas Medical LTD, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cambridge University Hospitals, Strategy & Planning Department, International Business Development Specialist, Institute of Medical Research & Education Ltd, President of BOD, e BIOSTAT, President of the BOD, UK e MED Global Ltd, Chief Executive Officer.
- Research and Study Skills for Crisis Management in Health Sector
- Strategic Management of Crisis and Disaster in the Health Sector
- Managing Public Health Emergencies
- Armed Conflicts and Terrorism
- Health Crises in Schools, Tourism Sector and Pharmaceutical Industries
- Communication Crisis Management in the Health Sector
- Leadership and Management in Health Services
- Research Methods
Full-time students are expected to complete the programme in 18 months and part-time in 36 months. Classes are scheduled normally on Friday afternoons and Saturdays so that they do not conflict with students’ job and other commitments.
This programme is aimed at people currently working in emergency services or in associate professions who wish to get distinguished for entry into or to secure an advancement to their career in this exciting and highly demanding sector. The skills students gain make them attractive to NGOs involved in crisis (such as the Red Cross or Refugee support), international bodies (e.g. United Nations), public organisations (such as armed forces, civil defense, central and local government), emergency services and other health professions.