Helena Prior Filipe, MD, MMedPhysician
Helena Prior Filipe is a Doctor in Medicine by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon and an Ophthalmologist by the Instituto Dr. Gama Pinto and the Portuguese Medical Association. She took her Master degree in Medical Education by the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon and is a fellow of the Society for Academic Medical Education (SACME) and an Associate Fellow of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE).
Helena currently practices as a Consultant of Ophthalmology at the Hospital das Forc?as Armadas/PL-EMGFA and at the Hospital SAMS in Lisbon, Portugal.
She has developed special interest for ophthalmic imaging especially ultrasound examination since her early days in ophthalmology. She has developed several courses, symposia and internships and has been invited to lecture on ultrasound with a special emphasis for ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). Helena authored several papers and a book on UBM especially aiming educational purposes.
Helena has served SPO as editor of the website, serves the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) as chair of the CPD area of interest, is a founding member and past co-chair of the AMEE CPD Committee, serves the Scholarship Committee of SACME, the ARVO CME Committee, the GAME Education Committee, is a Board Member of the College of Ophthalmology of the Portuguese Medical Association and collaborates with the Department of Medical Education of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon.