Associate Professor Zoe Apalla, MD, PhD, was board certified in dermatology in 2008 at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She was trained in Dermatopathology at the St John's Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas’ Hospital, London in 2010, and in Dermato-oncology at the Skin Cancer Unit of the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Reggio Emilia, Italy in 2011. She received her PhD degree at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2013.
A/Prof Apalla is an Associate Professor of Dermatology-Venereology, in the Second Dermatology Department of The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She is in charge of the Inpatient Clinic, the Skin Cancer Outpatient Clinic, the Supportive Oncology Outpatient Clinic, and the Psoriasis Outpatient Clinic. Furthermore, she is responsible for the educational and training program of the Dermatology residents of the Department.
Her main research fields include skin oncology, skin imaging and inflammatory dermatoses. She has published more than 140 peer-reviewed scientific articles in international journals. She has participated as a principal investigator, as well as a sub-investigator in numerous clinical trials. She has participated as a co-author in many dermatology books published in English and Greek literature, and she has lectured at many international and national congresses and meetings. She has received the GCP certificate.
A/Prof Apalla is a co-founder and the general secretary of the Hellenic Dermoscopy Society and Section Editor of the “Dermatology Practical and Conceptual” Journal.
She is an elected Board member of the International Dermoscopy Society, a regular member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, a regular member of the European Association of Dermato-oncology, and several National and International Dermatologic Academies and Scientific Associations.