Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

561-297-4828

PETER A. AVERKIOU, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Integrated Medical Science 


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CONTACT
paverkiou@health.fau.edu
Tel. (561) 297-4570

 
 

Peter A. Averkiou, M.D., F.A.A.P., is a board certified pediatrician, who was in private practice for 20 years in Boca Raton, Florida. In 2012, he joined the faculty of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University as an Assistant Professor of Integrated Medical Science. Dr. Averkiou is the Co-Director of M1 and M2 Clinical Education. He is also the Director of the Newborn Nursery Clinical Rotation and the Director of the Service Learning Projects. Dr. Averkiou serves as a Learning Community/Portfolio Advisor. He is also on the Interprofessional Education Development Sessions Committee and the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Advisory Board. Dr. Averkiou is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His goal is to train the medical students to be excellent clinicians and compassionate doctors.

 

 

 


  • 1985: B.S., The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City College of New York, New York, NY
  • 1988: M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • 1988-1989: Intern in Pediatrics, Dept. of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • 1989-1991: Resident in Pediatrics, Dept. of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

 

  • 2013-present: Assistant Professor of Integrated Medical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU
  • 2012-2013: Affiliate Assistant Professor of Integrated Medical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at FAU

Duties:

    • January 2015-present: Co-Director, M1 and M2 Clinical Education 
    • October 2013-present: Director, Newborn Nursery Clinical Rotation
    • March 2014-present: Director, Service Learning Projects
    • April 2014-present: Director, Pediatric Phone Case, Institutional Competency Assessment (ICA) for Year 3  
    • March 2014-present: Learning Community Advisor/Portfolio Advisor
    • April 2013-present: Clinical Skills faculty
    • August 2014-present: Clinical Learning Group faculty
    • August 2014-present: Pathophysiology and Therapeutics faculty, IQ (Inquiry) Cases
    • April 2013-present: Science of Clinical Practice faculty  
    • April 2013-present: Simulation Center faculty
    • January 2014-present: Year 3 Institutional Competency Assessment (ICA) Planning Team
    • January 2015-present: Year 2 Institutional Competency Assessment (ICA) Planning Team
    • January 2015-present: Year 1 Institutional Competency Assessment (ICA) Planning Team
    • April 2015-present: Interprofessional Education Development Sessions (IPEDS) Committee
    • October 2013-present: Interprofessional Education Development Sessions (IPEDS) faculty
    • 2012-2013: Clinical Pediatrics instruction - FAU pre-med students, Bethesda Memorial Hospital (Dr. Ira Gelb’s course)

Other Work History:

  • 2012-present: Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Clinical Pediatrics instruction and Pediatric lectures to 3rd year medical students - Bethesda Memorial Hospital 

  • 1991-2011: Private practice - General Pediatrics at Boca Raton Pediatric Associates
  • 2014-present: YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Advisory Board
  • 2004-2007: Abbott Laboratories - Lecturer/Speaker

Peer-Reviewed Publication

  • Kaisar E., Coolahan J., Koomullil R., and Averkiou P., “Infectious Disease and Hospital Surge Capacity Impacts on Urban Transportation”, International Journal of Transportation, Vol 4, No. 2, pp-15-30, Aug. 2016. 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Kaisar E., Al-Ghandour M., and Averkiou P. , “The Impact of Junctions on the Frequency and Severity of Road Crashes in Florida”, Conference Proceedings at the 2017 Urban Street Symposium; Raleigh, North Carolina, May 21-24, 2017. 
  • Kaisar E.I ., Kapetanakis K., and Averkiou P. , “Analysis of the Impact of Junctions with Frequent Road Crashes in Urban Areas”, Conference Proceedings at the 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference; Orlando, Florida, October 6-8, 2015.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Medical Staff at Boca Raton Regional Hospital
  • Medical Staff at West Boca Medical Center
  • Medical Staff at Bethesda Memorial Hospital

Board Certification

  •  American Board of Pediatrics, Certificate # 050354

Awards

  • Outstanding Foundations of Medicine Year 1 Faculty, 2015
  • America’s Top Pediatricians
  • Honor Your Doctor Award, 2016 
  • People’s Choice Award Honored Doctor
  • Compassionate Doctor Award
  • Patients’ Choice Award
  • Rouseau Foundation-Rouseau Guardian Award, 2016


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