Place Category: Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Eliopoulos is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT where he earned a BS with Honors in Neuroscience. He then became a Peace Corps volunteer in the Solomon Islands, South Pacific before attending the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City and postgraduate medical training at Denver Health Medical Center for General Surgery and Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Eliopoulos’ many academic awards, publications and honors include: the Fogarty International Fellowship for Malaria Research and Vaccine Development at the National Institutes of Health; the Ben Kean International Fellowship at Weill Medical College of Cornell University; and was the Physician Scholar in International Health at Yale University/Johnson & Johnson.
As a Peace Corp volunteer, he taught secondary school and worked with the World Health Organization on their malaria and filariasis control projects. He’s also researched malaria extensively in Mali, South Africa and the Solomon Islands.
Originally from Westchester, New York, Dr. Eliopoulos has enjoyed a lifelong passion for martial arts and grappling, accruing numerous achievements. He continues to compete today, recently winning the Masters Championships on the national and world level in International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Competitions. When not spending time with family or grappling, he also loves to climb rock and ice and whitewater kayak.