Konstantina Boutsika, PhD

Function(s)
Scientific Project Leader

Organisational Entity
Malaria Interventions

Professional activities at Swiss TPH

  • Coordinate the activities of three Roll Back Malaria Working Groups (Vector Control, Case Management, Multisectoral Action)
  • Manage the activities of the Swiss TPH Malaria Initiative
  • Teach in the frame of Swiss TPH courses
  • Supervise junior staff and students working on related projects
  • Scientific and administrative management support to other projects within the Health Interventions Unit
  • Maintenance of the MARA database
  • Organize the Swiss TPH Seminar Series

Higher education and qualifications

  • PhD, 2002 in Biological Sciences (Nematology and Plant Pathology-Virology), University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
  • MSc, 1998 Honours 1st Class in Natural Sciences (Virology), Istituto Agronomico Mediterraneo di Bari (IAM-B), Bari, Italy
  • BSc, 1994 Honours 1st Class in Crop Protection, University of Agricultural Technology, Thessaloniki, Greece


Past professional activities

  • From  July 2017: Scientific Project Leader, Health Interventions Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), Basel, Switzerland
  • 2012-2017: Project Leader, Health Interventions Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), Basel, Switzerland
  • 2012-2013: Project Manager, Health Systems Research and Dynamical Modelling Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), Basel, Switzerland
  • 2007-2011: Database Scientist, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2003-2007: Lecturer in plant cell and molecular biology at Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2003-2007: Postdoctoral research fellow in Epigenetics at Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI) for Biomedical Research, Novartis Research Foundation, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2002-2003: Research associate in Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, Scotland, UK
  • 2000-2002: Associate lecturer in Biological Sciences, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
  • 1994-1997: Research associate in the Virological Laboratory of Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Athens, Greece
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Capacity Building
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