Log In

Demetrios George Halkias Edit Profile

educator , microbiologist , pathologist

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Medical Microbiology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, writing, church music and chanting.

Connections

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