Prof. F Athanassopoulou graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1981. She has an M.Sc. & a PhD in Aquatic Veterinary Studies from Stirling University, Scotland
Her work experience includes research and teaching in Greece, Uk and Canada.
Now she is a Full Professor at the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. . She is also DIRECTOR of the MSc “Aquatic Animal Health” and “Aquaculture”
From 2015 until 2021 was elected President of the European College of Aquatic Animal Health (ECAAH) . a College associated with the European Board of Veterinary specialization (EBVS)..She has published many research publications in competitive journals, has presented more than 80 oral presentations in more than 60 congresses.