HELLENIC DIETETIC ASSOCIATION
Hellenic Dietetic Association was founded in 1969 in Athens and is the official representative body of Dietitians-Nutritionists of Higher Education in Greece. HDA has been a member of the European Federation of Associations for Dietitians since 1982 and of the International Committee of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) since 1984, and thus the sole internationally acknowledged representative body of Dietitians-Nutritionists in Greece.
The aim of the association is to promote public health by keeping both scientists and the public aware of the recent advances on the field of nutrition and health.
HDA issues information leaflets and regularly organizes scientific events such as conferences, symposiums, meetings, seminars, lectures for scientists and the public.
Hellenic Dietetic Association is represented by a Board of 7 members.
President: Sialvera Theodora-Irini (Dorina) ([email protected])
Vice-President: Poulia Kaliopi – Anna (Liana) ([email protected])
Secretary: Varagiannis Panagiotis ([email protected])
Treasurer: Paximadas Christos ([email protected])
· Papaspanos Nikolaos
· Katsaroli Ioanna
· Katsarou Alexia
HELLENIC SOCIETY OF CLINICAL NUTRITION AND METABOLISM
Hellenic Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (GrESPEN) is a non-profit Scientific Association. GrESPEN was founded due to the need to incorporate under the same body all the scientists relevant to the field of Medicinal and Clinical Nytrition (Doctors, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Nurses etc), in order to set in place the foundation for the application in Greece all the excisting guidelines on Clinical Nutrition.
As with the corresponding Scientific Societies in other countries (e.g. AuSPEN, SENPE, PolSPEN, ESPEN, FELANPE, ASPEN), eligible for registration are scientist in fields relative to Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (Medical Doctors of different specialties such as Surgeons, Pathologists, Endocrinologists, General Practicioners etc), Dietitians-Nutritionists, and other scientists with relevant professional or research scope.
GrESPEN i aims to promote multidisciplinary cooperation, as well as the cooperation with other scientific organizations and Societies, n line with international practices.
GrESPEN is the sole representative of Greece in the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)
Hellenic Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism undertakes training actions in cocoperation with other scientific Societies in Greece and abroad. GrESPEN, in addition to make relevant knowledge available to greek scientists, has completed the translation of:
o the latest publication of the Blue Book by ESPEN (4th edition), Basics in Clinical Nutrition
o the latest guidelines by ESPEN and ESPHAGAN
o the post graduate program of the LLL courses, the completion of which provides the Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism
President: Prof. Dim. Kouvelas
Vice president: Dr Marili Pasakiotou-Mpintoudi
Secretary: Dr Michalis Hourdakis
Treasurer: Anastasia Anastasiadou
Special Secretary: Prof. Antonis Zampelas
Member: Dr Liana Poulia
Member: Assistant Prof. G.Tsiaousi