Maria Karina has worked as a Medical Oncology Consultant in the UK, since 2011. After her Medical Education in Greece, she trained in Internal Medicine until 1998. Her training in Medical Oncology started in 2000 with a fellowship at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and her PhD in Gastric Cancer Immunohistochemistry Biomarkers. (Research fellow 2000-2005, thesis published 2008).
She continued with a fellowship in Clinical Trials at the EORTC Headquarters in Brussels (2005-2006). She started her Medical Oncology training in the UK in 2006, completed in 2011 (Birmingham, West Midlands’ Deanery Training Programme).