2013 Founders' Award:
Dr. Vikentia Katsanevaki
Dr. Vikentia Katsanevaki graduated from medical school at the University of Crete, Greece, in 1994, where she also completed her residency, a PhD and a refractive fellowship from 1995 to 2003. She served at the refractive department in the same setting from 2003 to 2006 and then completed a cornea and external disease fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, in 2007.
Since 2007 she has been in private practice, running the refractive department at Orasis Eye Center in Athens, Greece.
Dr. Katsanevaki currently chairs the International Counsel of the International Society of Refractive Surgery and is a member of the Program Committee of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. She is member of the editorial boards of Eurotimes and Ocular Surgery News (Europe edition). She has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and scientific book chapters and is a reviewer for Journal of Refractive Surgery and Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Katsanevaki was awarded with the Achievement Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2007.