Dimitrios is a specialised oncology nurse with both clinical and research background and has experience in cancer supportive and palliative care of adult patients and their families. He currently works as a research nurse at the Development and Improvement of Nursing Care Delivery Systems Laboratory of Nursing Department, School of Health Sciences of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is actively involved in the education of undergraduate nursing students and is a Board Member of the Greek Nursing Studies Association.
Dimitrios holds an MSc in Oncology Nursing and Palliative Care and is passionate about clinical cancer care research, but more so that the findings are translated into practice and make a difference to patient care. He believes that Young Ambassadors could empower and enhance health care professionals and the public to promote the cancer prevention strategy and to adopt a healthy lifestyle. You can follow him on Twitter: @buyurdelli