Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Papanas

Democritus University of Thrace

Professor Nikolaos Papanas is Professor in Internal Medicine-Diabetes Mellitus and Head of the Diabetes Centre-Diabetic Foot Clinic of the Second Department of Internal Medicine at Democritus University of Thrace. He has published more than 360 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds. Moreover, he serves in the editorial board of other international journals (more than 80). He has been invited to deliver lectures in 9 foreign countries. He is the President of the Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG, www.dfsg.org) of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), as well as a member in the Executive Committee of the Study Group on Diabetes and Nervous System of the German Diabetes Association (DDG), Vice President of the Greek Society for the Study of the Diabetic Foot. He has served as Secretary General and as President of the Hellenic Diabetes Association (HDA), He is Visiting Professor in the German Diabetes Centre, Düsseldorf. Finally, he is an honorary member of the Cypriot Diabetes Association and of the Hungarian Diabetes Association.