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Demetrios George Halkias

Demetrios George Halkias was American microbiologist, pathologist, educator. Diplomate American Board Medical Microbiology. Standard Oil Corporation fellow, 1958, 59, Royal E. Cabell fellow, 1961.


  • Halkias, Demetrios George was born on August 6, 1932 in Kosma, Arcadia, Greece. Came to the United States 1951. Son of George Chris and Kalliope (Golegos) Halkias.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1957. Master of Science, Loyola University, Chicago, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago, 1964.


    • Instructor Creighton University, Omaha, 1963-1966, assistant professor, 1966-1969, associate professor, 1969-1972, University São Paolo. Florida, Tampa, 1972-1978, professor microbiology and pathology, from 1978. Chief microbiologist J.A. Haley Vets Hospital, from 1972.

      Lecturer University Miami School Medicine, since 1984. Consultant St. Joseph Hospital, Tampa, since 1976.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Medical Microbiology.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


    Party affiliation: greek Orthodox Church


    Denomination: Greek Orthodox Church


    President St. John Greek Orthodox Church, Tampa, 1980-1983, 91—. Vice president Panarcadian Society, Tampa, since 1990. Treasurer American Foundation Greek Language and Culture, since 1992.

    Member American Society Microbiology, Association Kosmiton, Hellenic Professional and Cultural Society, Tampa Bay Microbiology Group, Ahepa.



    Fishing, writing, church music and chanting.


    • Married Evangeline Chris Paraskevas, June 10, 1962. Children: George Kalliope, Chris, Evangelos.
    • father: George Chris Halkias
    • mother: Kalliope (Golegos) Halkias
    • spouse: Evangeline Chris Paraskevas
    • children: George Kalliope Halkias
    • Chris Halkias
    • Evangelos Halkias
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    Born August 6, 1932
    Died April 19, 2008
    (aged 75)
    • 1957
      University Illinois
    • 1957
      Loyola University
    • 1964
      Loyola University
    • 1963 - 1966
      Instructor, Creighton University
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1972 - 1978
      Instructor, Creighton University
      Tampa, Florida, United States
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