16th International Symposium on Maritime Health

Under the auspices of:

16th International Symposium
on Maritime Health

ATHENS, October 5-8, 2023


Dear Colleagues!

On behalf of the ISMH16 Organizing Committee, we cordially invite you to join us at the 16th International Symposium on Maritime health: «Maritime Medicine-From the Antiquity to Present Day”, which will be held in Athens, Greece, 5-8th October 2023.

We sincerely believe that the ISMH in Athens will bring together experts in maritime health from all over the world, who will share with us their research findings, practical knowledge and experiences regarding the care of seafarers.

Dr. Ilona Denisenko
Chair ISMH16


  • Autonomous shipping
  • Chemical and physical hazards
  • Chronic diseases
  • Covid-19
  • Cruise medicine
  • E-health and shipping
  • Environment and health
  • Ethics in maritime medicine
  • Infectious diseases and vaccinations
  • Inland waterway shipping
  • Harbours and Health
  • Health and Wellbeing of Fisheries
  • Mental health and psychosocial factors
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Miscellaneous
  • Musculoskeletal disorders / ergonomics
  • Offshore medicine
  • Port health
  • Pre-employment medical examination
  • Preventive medicine
  • Research and education in maritime medicine
  • Sea rescue
  • Ship sanitation
  • Telemedical Maritime Assistance Service (TMAS)
  • Travel medicine
  • Wellbeing, gender and culture
  • Women’s Seafarers Health and Wellbeing

The Venue - Eugenides Foundation

The conference will take place at Eugenides Foundation; a modern landmark in close proximity to the city centre. The foundation’s conference centre is of high standards, providing us cutting-edge facilities for a comfortable conference experience.

Read more about the venue here.

The foundation’s building is easily accessible by car or public transport from anywhere in the city.

Read more about how to get to the EF here


Eugenides Foundation
387, Syggrou Ave.
17564, P. Faliro

(Entrance from 11 Pentelis str.)

Affiliate Partners

Scientific Committee

ISMH16 Scientific Committee


🇸🇪 Despoina Andrioti Bygvraa


🇺🇦 Anatoliy Gozhenko
🇱🇻 Andra Ergle
🇵🇭 Don Eliseo III Lucero-Prisno
🇮🇳 Girija Pillay
🇬🇪 Gregory Tchkonia
🇵🇦 James Denham
🇳🇴 Jon Magnus Haga
🇩🇪 Jorg Abel
🇷🇺 Konstantin Logunov
🇫🇷 Lucas David
🇳🇱 Lucas Viruli
🇵🇭 Margarita Huerte
🇵🇱 Maria Jezewska

🇪🇸 Maria Luisa Canals
🇻🇪 Maria Manuela Rodriguez
🇵🇱 Marta Grubman-Novak
🇻🇳 Nguyen Truong Son
🇬🇷 Nikolas Ioannidis
🇩🇰 Olaf Jensen
🇹🇭 Pangrun Yongcharoen
🇧🇪 Rob Verbist
🇬🇧 Sue Stannard
🇲🇦 Tarik Galian
🇩🇰 Torben Leth
🇩🇰 Victoria Corman
🇮🇳 Vijay Belani