Christina Anastasia Rapidi, MD, PhD, graduated in Medicine from the Patras University of Greece in 1985 and completed her training in Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) in 1991. She conducted her PhD in 2002 in the University of Athens. Since 2015 she is working as a senior consultant in the PRM Department of the General Hospital “G.Gennimatas” (NHS) in Athens, and since 2018 she took over as head of the department. Prior to this position, she was consultant in 2nd PRM Department & scientific director of Neurogenic bladder unit of the National Rehabilitation Center, Athens, Greece and between 2013-2014 she was giving consultation to the Rehabilitation Department for SCI, University of Patras. She is vice-President of the Hellenic Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and President of the Hellenic SCI section of the Hellenic Society of PRM, an affiliated member of ISCoS. Since 2014 she is Head of the Special Interest Scientific Committee of the European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM) for SCI. Dr. Rapidi interests include neuro-rehabilitation, autonomic nervous system dysfunction, neurogenic bladder and bowel, pelvic floor rehabilitation. She is also interested in improving rehabilitation team functioning and medical education. Since 2008 she is certificated as European Board Trainer in PRM and during 2013-2016 was a member of the Editorial Board of “Spinal Cord”, and since 2017 is section editor of Spinal Cord Series and Cases, both official journals of ISCoS. She is a co-author of the Chapter of “Autonomic Dysreflexia” in the ISCoS Textbook on Comprehensive Management for SCI. During previous years, she had participated in the scientific and organizing committee, and /or as an invited speaker in many National, European & International Meetings and Seminars of PRM, Neuro-Urology, Intensive Care Medicine and Neurology.
Dr Christina-Anastasia Rapidi declared on the Tuesday 30th April 2019 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:
HeSCoS-ISCoS, HELLENIC SPINAL CORD SECTION OF PRM SOCIETY
- Other: PRESIDENT OF HeSCoS-ISCoS, HELLENIC SPINAL CORD SECTION of PRM society
EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF PHYSICAL & REHABILITATION MEDICINE ESPRM
- Other: HEAD OF SPECIAL INTEREST SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURIES
INTERNATIONAL SPINAL CORD SOCIETY ISCOS
- Other: ASSOCIATED EDITOR OF SPINAL CORD SERIES & CASES JOURNAL OF ISCOS