Public Health Dietitian, MMedSci, PhD
Dr. Grigoris Risvas is a Public Health Dietitian, who has graduated from the Department of Dietetics-Nutrition Science of Harokopio University in Athens, Greece. He holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Science from the Medical School of the University of Glasgow in Human Nutrition with specialisation in Public Health Nutrition and a second Master’s from the Department of Nursing of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in Health Services Management. Finally he has a PhD in Applied Dietetics-Nutrition from the Department of Dietetics-Nutrition Science of Harokopio University in Athens, Greece.
He has worked at the Department of Dietetics-Nutrition Science, at Harokopio University and at the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition of the Agricultural University of Athens, as a lecturer, internship coordinator and researcher, as well as in private colleges and life long learning centers, up to the position of Academic Director. Since 2019 he has been working as a Programme Director in the Dietetics department of Aegean College.
His authorship work includes participation in the editorial team of four academic books, as well as a Health Promotion Guide for Primary School Students. He also has 17 publications in international scientific journals, with 410 citations. He has participated as a speaker, chair and member of the organizing and scientific committee in Panhellenic and International Conferences.
He has been the General Manager of nutrimed since its foundation in 2006. He was President of the Hellenic Dietetic Association from 2010 to 2016, member of the National Nutrition Policy Committee of the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity in Greece until 2014, and he is currently Vice-President of the European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD).