Panayota SOURTZI, RN, PhD. She earned her PhD from the University of Birmingham UK (1995) by working on a research, which evaluated health promotion activities in primary health care and community nursing. She is professor in Occupational Health Nursing at the Faculty of Nursing, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She teaches, occupational health in the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, health education methodology, etc. and has published mainly in the fields of health promotion and education and occupational health. Her research interests include occupational and environmental health and nursing, health promotion of the working population and nursing education.