Thomas Karagiannis, MD MSc PhD is an Internal Medicine Physician and currently an Academic Scholar affiliated at the Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Unit at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He earned his basic medical degree, specialization in Internal Medicine, and MSc in Medical Research Methodology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He also obtained a MSc degree in International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement at the University of Sheffield, UK. In 2018 he concluded his PhD in the field of type 2 diabetes (a cluster randomized controlled trial on shared decision making).
Dr. Karagiannis has teaching experience in undergraduate (Evidence-Based Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics) and postgraduate (Clinical Research Methodology, Systematic Reviews, Clinical Trials, Qualitative Research) courses. He has co-authored several articles published in peer-reviewed international journals and has acted as referee for numerous scientific journals.
He is a member of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and his main research interests include evidence synthesis and meta-research, clinical research, guideline development, and evidence-based decision making in diabetes. He has also completed a course for Guideline Methodologists (INGUIDE Program level 2 training) at McMaster University, Canada.