Stavroula Andreopoulos BSc MSc PhD

Stavroula Andreopoulos and Christopher PerumallaSustained Excellence and Innovation in Life Sciences Education

Department of Biochemistry

Dr. Stavroula Andreopoulos obtained her PhD in pharmacology from the University of Toronto.  Following post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Athens and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), she joined the University as a faculty member.  She is currently an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Undergraduate Coordinator and SCS-2472 Course Director in the Department of Biochemistry.

Dr. Andreopoulos lectures in Biochemistry’s two largest life science courses, with over 2000 students registered from a wide variety of programs.  As Undergraduate Coordinator and SCS-2472 Course Director, she has contributed significantly over the years to undergraduate curriculum development and program administration, with focus on the implementation of technologically-enhanced tools and innovations, effectively introducing new modes of student interaction both in-class and online. 

She is the recipient of several awards, including, the NCDEU New Investigator's Awardee-National Institute of Mental Health, the University of Toronto Master's Fellowship, CAMH Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, the CCNP W. G. Dewhurst Travel Award, and the 2011 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in Life Sciences Award.

“Success” – it is the one word that sums up what I envision for every student that I teach. It drives my teaching philosophy daily, providing the platform on which to build a positive learning environment that in turn allows and encourages students to become independent and successful learners.