Meeting of the SNF representatives with H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Research Training Program in Clinical & Experimental Medicine (RTP-CEM) of WHBA
22 May 2017

On Friday, May 19th, H. E. the President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos welcomed at the Presidential Palace representatives of the World Hellenic Biomedical Association – WHBA and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), on the occasion of the establishment of the training program, entitled Stavros Niarchos Foundation Research Training Program in Clinical & Experimental Medicine (RTP-CEM), implemented through a SNF grant.

The program supports the preparation of young Greek doctors and scientists for acquiring their medical specialties, in university hospitals and medical centers abroad. The program is designed to provide participants the necessary laboratory/clinical experience they need to become competitive in their efforts to secure clinical expertise positions, initially in the US and later in other countries.

During his address, Mr. Pavlopoulos highlighted the year-long presence of the organization and congratulated the Foundation for its contribution. Subsequently, representatives of the World Hellenic Biomedical Association – WHBA were given the chance to present the scientific program, including the next steps of its implementation. On behalf of the SNF, Ambassador Vassilis Kaskarelis, Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors, as well as Mr. Christos Katharios and Mr. Panos Vazaios, representatives of the Programs Departments of the SNF had the honor to attend the meeting.

For more information on the grant, click here.