Dr. Dimitrios Kantas graduated from the Medical School of Ioannina, Greece in 2010. He pursued a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University Hospital of Ioannina and a one-year fellowship in pulmonary and sleep medicine at University Hospitals Birmingham, United Kingdom. He also possesses an MSc in sleep medicine from the National University of Athens, Greece. Currently, Dr. Kantas is a board-certified pulmonologist/intensivist-somnologist, research fellow/collaborator at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Ph.D. candidate working on an R01 grant on sleep CV risk and racial differences. He is Secretary of group 4.01(Sleep science- basic and translational)ERS sleep assembly 4, a member of the PAC advisory panel, young investigators forum of AASM and serves as an international ambassador of AASM for Europe. Also, he serves as associate editor of the REM section of JCSM and he is a member of the editorial board of Nature and Science of Sleep. Moreover, he is a member of the European Sleep Research Society, Hellenic Sleep Research Society, World Sleep Society, and British Sleep Society.
Dr. Dimitrios Kantas is more interested in research pertaining to translational Respiratory/Critical care and especially sleep medicine.