MD, PhD, Associate Professor in Pediatric Radiology, University Hospital of Heraklion Medical School, University of Crete
Maria Raissaki was born in Hania, Crete, Greece, has finished her residency in the University Hospital of Heraklion, under the chairmanship of Professor Gourtsoyiannis and has sub-specialized in pediatric Radiology in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, UK in 1997-1998 under the chairmanship of Professor Helen Carty.
Dr. Raissaki has been actively involved and devoted in Pediatric Radiology and Emergency Radiology, as a Consultant Radiologist and Faculty at the University Hospital of Heraklion, Medical school University of Crete, Greece since 1999.
Maria Raissaki is currently Associate professor in Pediatric Radiology at Medical School, University of Crete, Greece, European Society of Pediatric Radiology (ESPR) Board member and head of the ESPR Educational Committee, co-chair of the ESPR child abuse taskforce, member of the WFPI Educational Committee, member of the editorial board of “Pediatric Radiology” journal, active member of the Hellenic Society of Radiology, Hellenic College of Radiology, European Society of Radiology (ESR) and ESPR.
She has served as chair of the Pediatric Radiology subcommittee for ECR 2016, member of the CORE committee for the European Board of Radiology for 6 years and a reviewer in numerous medical journals.
Maria Raissaki has authored more than 85 publications in peer-reviewed Pub med/Scopus databases and 7 chapters in pediatric Radiology/Radiology books (4 international) with 1988 citations, h-index 23, i10-index 41 (Google Scholar).
She has delivered more than 200 invited lectures in National and International Courses and Congresses (including ECR, ESPR, ECPR, ESOR, BCR και Αegean Courses) on different topics in Emergency and Paediatric Radiology, including abdomen, MSK and child abuse, and has contributed to more than 130 scientific abstracts in International and National Congresses with 4 awarded scientific papers, including ESPR Young researcher’ Award in 2005.
Maria Raissaki is responsible for the Annual Postgraduate Programme of the Radiology Department, and for the Clinical-Radiological Interdisciplinary meetings with the pediatricians, Neonatologists and pediatric Hematologists for the last 19 years.