Dr. Anastasia Mallidou

Dr. Anastasia Mallidou
Adjunct Associate Professor

BSc Nursing (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece), MSc Nursing (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece), PhD Nursing (University of Alberta)

Dr. Anastasia Mallidou is an Associate Professor & Coordinator of the Double Degree (NUHI) Master’s Program, School of Nursing, University of Victoria.

Dr. Mallidou also holds appointments as a Research Affiliate in the Fraser Health Authority, in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Research Institute (VCHRI), and the Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health. Her studies in Greece (two Masters’) and Canada (PhD and postdoctoral) focused on Health Organizations’ leadership, management, administration, and knowledge utilization. Several funding agencies supported her studies including the Penteli Children’s Hospital in Athens (Master’s and PhD); the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation (PhD); the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation; the former Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research; and the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta (postdoctoral).

Dr. Mallidou has extensive experience in leadership positions in health care organizations in Athens, Greece, as a Nurse Manager (Penteli Rehabilitation Center for Handicapped Children), Nurse Administrator (Penteli Children’s Hospital), and Vice-President (“Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital).

Anastasia’s teaching and research interests focus on applied health services research (e.g., organizational culture); knowledge translation (KT) activities (e.g., knowledge syntheses); and healthy aging (e.g., optimizing residential care facilities and promoting quality of life and well-being of older adults). Dr. Mallidou is passionate about research and KT competencies, evidence-based health policy using health information technology.