Alexia Chatziparasidou MSc, PMI-RMP
Consultant Clinical Embryologist, Director of Embryolab Academy, Co-Founder of Embryolab Fertility Clinic
Mrs. Alexia Chatziparasidou is a Consultant Clinical Embryologist with an experience of more than 45.000 cycles in assisted reproduction (ART). Since 2007 she has developed a special interest in efficient Total Quality Management (TQM) and Risk Management (RM) in ART units in the context of process optimization and standardization and the implementation of risk mitigation strategies
In 2004, Mrs Chatziparasidou co-founded Embryolab, a well-known and modern state of the art fertility clinic, located in Thessaloniki, Greece.
In 2007 she was awarded her Master degree (MSc) on Clinical Embryology (Leeds University) and in 2008 she was certified by ESHRE as senior Clinical Embryologist.
In 2013 Co-founding Embryolab Academy and co-organized a series of international workshops on TQM and RM for ART units, cryopreservation and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGT).
In 2020 she was certified with the PMI Risk Management Professional diploma.
Alexia Chatziparasidou travels the world as invited speaker in conferences and hands on workshops, is actively involved in research projects and training for all the modern ART lab techniques and is the author of a number of scientific articles, posters and chapters.
Her latest project is her thesis under the title: “The genetic basis of Azoospermia- The mystery that needs to be unraveled” in collaboration with the University of Thessaly. The aim of this project is to shed light on the genetic basis of azoospermia and set the basis for the development of personalized therapeutic options for men suffering from azoospermia.
Alexia Chatziparasidou enjoys to spend time with family and friends. She regards herself as very fortunate for being able to live her passion for science and be a part of all the latest scientific developments in the field of assisted reproduction but above all she feels extremely blessed for being able to serve and support men and women in their most wonderful journey. The journey to parenthood!
2020PMI Risk Management Professional diploma.
2013-presentCo-founding Embryolab Academy and co-organized a series of international workshops on TQM and RM for ART units, cryopreservation and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGT)
2008Senior Clinical Embryologist, ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology)
2006M.Sc. (distinction): ‘Clinical Embryology and Assisted Reproduction Technology’, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, University of Leeds, UK.
2004-presentFounding member & Director of Embryolab Fertility Clinic, Thessaloniki,GR
2004Scientific Associate in the Assisted Reproduction Clinic, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larisa.
1996Operation of an Assisted Reproduction Lab, Larissa, GR
1995-2002Clinical Embryologist in private assisted reproduction Clinic, Thessaloniki.
1993-1995Training on Assisted Reproduction, 4th Obstetrics & Gynecology University Clinic, Assisted Reproduction Unit at Ippokrateio Hospital, Thessaloniki, GR
1992Degree in Biology, Faculty of Biology, School of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)