Nikolaos E. Rodopaios is a dietitian – nutritionist and theologian. Retired Military Officer of the Greek Medical Corps.
PhD at the School of Medicine of the Department of the Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic of the University of Crete, on the doctoral thesis topic: “The effects of fasting of the Christian Orthodox Church on bone development and osteoporosis”.
PhD at the School of Social Theology and Christian Culture of the Christian Archaeology and Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, on the doctoral thesis topic: “The visual entering of the Last Supper as a witness of the Christian Food Culture”.
Postgraduate Studies Program (MSc): “Science and Nutrition” with specialization in: “Nutrition” by the University of Ioannina, Department of Chemistry.
Master (MA) in the School of Theology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Pastoral and Social Theology, field of: Liturgics, Christian Archaeology and Arts, Specialization: Christian Archaeology and Arts.
He has attended the MMedSci Postgraduate Program in Human Nutrition at the University of Sheffield, Division of Clinical Sciences.
He is a scientific associate in the Postgraduate Program “Nutrition and Dietetics” of the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics of International Hellenic University. Also, he is a scientific associate of the Research Thematic Network of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) Research Committee (Textual and Interpretive Ecclesiastical Tradition Network, KEEP).
As a Doctoral Candidate at the School of Theology, he gives lectures in the context of the course “Christian and Byzantine Archeology and Art” on the subject: “Fasting: Nutrition and Health” to undergraduate students of the School of Social Theology and Christian Culture.
He has worked in Dietetic Departments of Military Hospitals in Greece. Was Associate Professor at the Army School of Nursing in the course of Dietetics. He taught the course of Dietetics, as an hourly-paid Trainer, to quite a few Vocational Training Institute of Greek Ministry of Education.