Webinar | 1 Target: Covid-19

President’s greeting

On the occasion of the first phase conclusion of the global health crisis by Covid-19, the Hellenic Chest Diseases Society (HCDS), via a series of webinars, welcomes with great pleasure pulmonologists-experts from front line hospitals of our country, as well as of Europe.

These experts will, for the first time, refer to their personal experience and will jointly comment on the updates on this scourge’s treatment and prevention.

On behalf of the HCDS Administrative Council, I invite you to support our Society’s effort and to honor the invited colleagues with your active participation.

The 1st e-conference of HCDS will be held on Saturday 23 May 2020, at 11:00-13:30 (Greek local time).

HCDS President
Dr. Iraklis Titopoulos

Videos on demand will be available after the e-conference
Participants will be given a certificate of attendance.

Program | Saturday 23 May 2020 11:00-13:30 (Greek local time)
Five Experts Experience, Five Front Line Hospitals, One Target: Covid-19

11:00-13:30 Moderators

Iraklis Titopoulos MD, PhD, Interventional Pulmonologist Head, Pulmonology Clinic, European Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece, HCDS President

Theodoros Vassilakopoulos Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School, Greece, Adjunct Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

11:00-11:20 Quest Speaker

“Chronic Respiratory Diseases in the era of COVID-19”

Katerina Antoniou Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Head of Molecular & Cellular Pneumonology Lab, ERS Assembly ILD Secretary

11:20-11:25 Break

11:25-13:30 Invited Speakers

11:25-11:45 Tobias Welte Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Director, Department of Pulmonary and Infectious Diseases, Hannover University School of Medicine, Head of the Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, Past President of ERS, Hannover, Germany

11:45-12:05 Venerino Poletti Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Coordinator of Expert Centre – Head of Patient Organization, Ospedale GB Morgagni, Forlì, Italy

12:05-12:25 Francesco Blasi Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Milan, Head of the Internal Medicine Department and Respiratory Unit of Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

12:25-12:30 Break

12:30-12:50 Mina Gaga Pulmonologist, Director, 7th Pulmonary Department, “Sotiria” GH, Past President of ERS, Athens, Greece

12:50-13:10 Stavros Tryfon MD, PhD, FCCP, Pulmonologist, Director NHS, Pulmonary Clinic, “G. Papanikolaou” GH, Thessaloniki, Greece, HCDS General Secretary

13:10-13:30 Questions – Discussion

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