McMaster University

McMaster University

Alexopoulou Iakovina


Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Division Director, Anatomical Pathology
Discipline Director, Anatomical Pathology
Acting Chief of Laboratories for Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program

McMaster University
2N19 Health Sciences Centre
905-521-2100 ext. 76317

Assistant: Mallory Purser

Alexopoulou Iakovina

Faculty Biography

Education and Professional Standing

  • FRCPC, 1980
  • MD, University of Athens Medical School (Greece), 1974


As a Pathologist, Dr. Alexopoulou provides service through the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program. She is also actively involved in the Undergraduate (M.D.) and Postgraduate Medicine Educational Programs.

Dr. Alexopoulou's research interests include Autopsy and Renal Pathology.

Selected Publications

  • Baumgardner DJ, Summberbell R, Krajden S, Alexopoulou I, Agrawal B, Bergeson M, Fuksa M, Bemis C, Baumgardner MA. Attempted Isolation of Blastomyces Dermatitidis from Native Shrews in Northern Wisconsin, USA. Journal Medical Mycology, March 2005.
  • Fung M, Churchill D, Alexopoulou I, Ingram A. IgA nephropathy and pulmonary hemorrhage in an adult. Am J Nephrol. 2001 Jul-Aug;21(4):318-22.
  • Margetts PJ, Churchill DN, Alexopoulou I. Interstitial nephritis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with mesalamine. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2001 Feb;32(2):176-8.
  • Ludwin D, Alexopoulou I, Esdaile JM, Tugwell P. Renal biopsy specimens from patients with rheumatoid arthritis and apparently normal renal function after therapy with cyclosporine. Canadian Multicentre Rheumatology Group. Am J Kidney Dis. 1994 Feb;23(2):260-5.
  • Ludwin D, Alexopoulou I. Cyclosporin A nephropathy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Br J Rheumatol. 1993 Mar;32 Suppl 1:60-4. Review.
  • Simon GT, Lhotak S, Alexopoulou I. Immunoelectron microscopic diagnosis in nephropathology. Am J Kidney Dis. 1989 Nov;14(5):369-76.
  • Keating S, Simon GT, Alexopoulou I, Kay JM. Solitary fibrous tumour of the pleura: an ultrastructural and immunohistochemical study. Thorax. 1987 Dec;42(12):976-9.
  • Steele BT, Goldie J, Alexopoulou I, Shimizu A. Postpartum haemolytic-uremic syndrome and verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli. Lancet. 1984 Mar 3;1(8375):511. No abstract available.
  • Hood IC, Qizilbash AH, Salama SS, Alexopoulou I. Basal-cell adenoma of parotid. Difficulty of differentiation from adenoid cystic carcinoma on aspiration biopsy. Acta Cytol. 1983 Sep-Oct;27(5):515-20.
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