Kalemikerakis Ioannis

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Associate Professor

Name: Ioannis Kalemikerakis

Current Position: Associate Professor in Community Nursing

Scientific Domain: Community Nursing with emphasis on the Prevention and Care of Chronic Ulcers– (Code ΑPELLA): 22286

Sector: Sector B: “Community Nursing and Public Health Nursing”

Αdministrative positions: Director of the Laboratory “Nursing Rehabilitation of Chronically ill” (436 / 11-7-2019). Director of the 2nd Department of Courses “Community Nursing and Public Health Nursing” for the academic years 2021-2022 & 2022-2023.

Laboratory: Κ13, 1st level, classroom 102, +302105385616

Tel: +302105385616

Email: ikalemik@uniwa.gr

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.gr/citations?user=dsuiEEQAAAAJ&hl=el

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9663-6622

Pubmed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=kalemikerakis&sort=date


Education: Doctor of Nursing, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2017). MSc in “Applied Public Health”, ESDY / TEI (2006). Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Athens (1987). Nursing Specialty in “Public Health Nursing – Community Nursing” (2021).

Research interests: Community Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Home Care, Prevention and Care of Chronic Ulcers, Oncology Nursing

Academic appointments: 2022 to date, Associate Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica. 2018 to 2022, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, University of West Attica. 2018 Lecturer, Nursing Department, University of West Attica. 2009 to 2018 Lecturer, Nursing Department, TEI of Athens.

Professional experience: 2005 to 2009 Head Nurse, Operating room, METAXA Hospital.

1991 to 2005 RN,  METAXA Hospital. 1986 to 1991 RN,  “Pammakaristos” Hospital.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses: Nursing Rehabilitation, Community Nursing I, Community Nursing II, Skin-Chronic ulcers and Stoma Care

Postgraduate Courses: Physiology – Pathophysiology of Trauma, Management of Chronic Injuries and Ulcers, Management of Chronic Injuries and Ulcers – Diabetic Foot Modern Technological Applications in primary health care Outpatient Care and Rehabilitation, Nursing Applications in the Community and primary health care


Recent publications

Eleni Kyriazidou, Ioanna Tsatsou, Eleni Dokutsidou, Anna Kavga, Ioannis Kalemikerakis, Theoharis Konstantinidis, Nektarios Alevizopoulos, Ourania Govina. (2022). Quality of Life and Social Support of Elderly Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy. JBUON. ΑΠΟΔΟΧΗ

ANNA KAVGA, IOANNIS KALEMIKERAKIS, THEOCHARIS KONSTANTINIDIS, IOANNA TSATSOU, PETROS GALANIS, EUGENIA KARATHANASI, OURANIA GOVINA. (2021). Factors associated with social support for family members who care for stroke survivors. AIMS Public Health, 2021 9(1): 142–154.

Stavropoulou, A., Vlamakis, D., Kaba, E., Kalemikerakis, I., Polikandrioti, M., Fasoi, G., … & Kelesi, M. (2021). “Living with a Stoma”: Exploring the Lived Experience of Patients with Permanent Colostomy. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(16), 8512.

Sampani, C., Kalemikerakis, I., Kalogianni, A., & Papageorgiou, D. (2021). The effect of percutaneous and surgical tracheotomy on thyroid hormones levels. Health & Research Journal, 7(2), 85-93.

Kavga, A., Kalemikerakis, I., Faros, A., Milaka, M., Tsekoura, D., Skoulatou, M., … & Govina, O. (2021). The Effects of Patients’ and Caregivers’ Characteristics on the Burden of Families Caring for Stroke Survivors. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(14), 7298.

Kavga, A., Govina, O., Galanis, P., Kalemikerakis, I., Vlachou, E., Fotos, N., … & Kalokairinou, A. (2021). Determinants of Health Promotion Behaviors among Family Caregivers of Stroke Survivors. Diseases, 9(1), 10.

Kalemikerakis, I., Evaggelakou, A., Kavga, A., Vastardi, M., Konstantinidis, T., & Govina, O. (2021). Diagnosis, treatment and quality of life in patients with cancer-related lymphedema. Journal of BU ON.: official journal of the Balkan Union of Oncology, 26(5), 1735-1741.


Other information:

Scientist Responsible for the KEDIVIM program “Training in the Use of Special Techniques, Dressings and Negative Pressure Devices for the Care of Chronic Ulcers”.

Since 2002, founding member and board member of the “Hellenic Society Of Wound Healing”.

Since 2012 board member and Treasurer (2020-2021) of the Hellenic Lymphological Society.

Since 2018, member of the Institute for the Study of Severe Disease (IMBN).

Managing Editor of the magazine ” Rostrum of Asclepius “.

Member of the Editorial Board of the magazine “Nursing”.

Member of the Editorial Board “Health and Research Journal (HealthResJ)”.



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