Although Angeliki is relatively new to the Physiopedia Content Team, she is making her mark! Angeliki is a regular contributor to Physiopedia pages and recently submitted a conference abstract to the World Physiotherapy Congress, taking place in Dubai, in June 2023.
Throughout the entire process of developing her abstract, she was active, engaged and consistently willing to help other volunteers understand the process of creating an abstract and collecting data.
Because of her outstanding contributions and demonstrative leadership, Angeliki is our Top Contributor for October 2022. Thank you for being an outstanding contributor and for mentoring your colleagues through the abstract submission process. We wish you a successful submission, Angeliki.
Time active with Physiopedia: I have been with the content team for approximately 5 months now.
Current role with Physiopedia: I am a Content Team Member, which means I have to update and create Physiopedia pages.
Where did you go to university/college? I earned my Degree in Physiotherapy TEI of Thessaloniki, in Greece and my Master’s in Physiotherapy from Coventry University in the United Kingdom. I have a doctorate in Primary Health Care Management from Warwick University in the United Kingdom.
Where do you work? At present, I work at the General Hospital Asklepieio Voulas, Attiki, in Greece. I also contribute to Physiopedia as a volunteer when I can.
Describe your role: I am a clinical Physiotherapist, working at hospitals and clinics, mostly with outpatients.
What is the most rewarding part of being a physiotherapist? Helping others and finding sustainable solutions in rehabilitation.
What are some of the more challenging aspects of being a physiotherapist? It can be challenging to provide quality personalised patient care with a heavy workload. Also, staying up to date and transferring best practice evidence into a clinical reality.
What are some of your professional passions? I love the challenge of each clinical case and being able to provide solutions to it. I am passionate about research and innovation.
What are a few of your personal passions? I genuinely enjoy staying connected to the physical body and nature!
What would be your advice to a newly graduating physiotherapist? My advice would be, to do what you love and stay passionate. Passion is contagious!
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? I see myself entering the entrepreneurial world. I would like to apply my rehabilitation background to an entrepreneurial project.
What are the best things about being a Physiopedia volunteer? Combining my own professional development with giving something back. Being part of an open-minded, compassionate and innovative community has been so rewarding.
How has being a Physiopedia volunteer helped your professional development/career progression? It has impacted the quality of my work for the better. I feel more confident and motivated when treating patients and working in an interdisciplinary team in hospitals and clinics.
What are your hopes and aspirations for Physiopedia? To keep being a part of an expansive global community. To improve the accessibility of Physiopedia ‘s information beyond our profession, to be genuinely multi-disciplinary in rehabilitation.
What is your favourite Physioplus course? I haven’t tried Physioplus yet, but I am looking forward to trying courses in the near future.
Anything else you would like to share? Thank you for your support as a team, Physiopedia; you are great!