National Contact Point Cyprus
Stelios Christofides, BSc, PhD, Cphys, Csci, MinstP, FIPEM
Medical Physics Department, Nicosia General Hospital
215 Old Nicosia Limassol Road
Tel.: +357 22 603 136
Fax:. +357 22 603 137
Head of the Medical Physics Department of the Nicosia General Hospital with 29 years of experience in Medical Physics. Involved in the preparation of equipment specifications, calibration and testing of equipment, delegate of the Cyprus Standards Organisation for the CEN TC 251 “Health Informatics”, CENELEC TC62 “Medical Electrical Equipment” and CENELC TC 106X “Electromagnetic Fields in the Human Environment”, member of the Ministry of Health’s Tender, Specifications and Procurement Committees. Extensive experience in monitoring safety aspects in both the private and public sectors and was faculty member and organiser of many training courses organised in collaboration with IAEA & WHO. Participated as a Work Package leader in the SENTINEL European Project. Participated actively in Work Packages 2 and 8 of the EUnetHTA European project and represented the Ministry of health of Cyprus in the PHGEN European project. Member of the consortium that revised the European Report RP91 “Criteria for of Radiological (including Radiotherapy) and Nuclear Medicine installations”, published as EC Radiation Protection Report 162 (leader of the Nuclear Medicine section). Was a member of the Steering Committees of the European MPE Guidelines, the EMAN and the MEDRAPET projects and was leader of Work Package 3 of the last project. Also a member of the Consultants review team of the IAEA document “Diagnostic Radiology Physics: A Handbook for Teachers and Students”. Current leader of Work Package 5 of the EUTEMPE-RX project. Has served as the President of EFOMP (2009 – 2011) and Past President (2012 to 2013).