Areti Kyriakousi, PhD

Clinical Research Assistant

Areti Kyriakousi is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at CHOP, working with the Pediatric Infectious Disease Epidemiology & Antimicrobial Stewardship (IDEAS) research group. Areti has been involved in a comparative effective study of antibiotic therapy for Gram negative infections. She is currently working on a study evaluating the outcomes of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections and a study comparing oral versus intravenous therapy following appendectomy for ruptured appendicitis.

Areti attended Stony Brook University in New York for one year before completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at National and Kapodistrian University in Athens, Greece. She received her PhD degree from the Department of Forensic and Toxicology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Medicine. Her PhD work focused on the type and frequency of restrictive endonoucleases’ DNA polymorphisms on the Apo-B gene in the Greek population.

Previous to joining CPCE, Areti worked as a biologist in the Hematology Department at Aglaia Kyriakou Children’s Hospital in Athens, Greece for 23 years.

Contact Areti at 215-590-4392 or kyriakousa@email.chop.edu.