Dr. Helena Prior Filipe

The Instituto de Retina de Lisboa

Clinician and Patient Perspective Team

ORBITAL: Member of Supervisory Board, Member of Communication and Public Engagement Sub-Committee

Helena Prior Filipe is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Hospital Egas Moniz, West Lisbon Hospitals Center (Portuguese NHS) and IRL.

She is a Fellow of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education and of the Association for Medical Education in Europe.

With a Masters’ degree in Medical Education by the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon, Helena currently serves at the Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon and at the Center for Interdisciplinary Investigation of Egas Moniz, Portugal. She has been engaged in Medical Education, serving several committees of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, such as those of the International Council of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Foundation, Global Alliance for Medical Education, College of Ophthalmology of the Portuguese Medical Council, and of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

She has been engaged in Research as Investigator and Clinician Advisor in: Ocular Surface Diseases and Ocular Inflammation domain of IOGP in the European Vision Institute Network. Clinical Trials. Sites of Excellence. EVI.CT.SE, 2008-2015Surf Lenses M-ERA.NET/0007/2012, FCT. (2012-2016)Clinical trial Drug Delivery Solutions APs – MC2 Biotek Group. (2014-2016)StereoStrat Sterilization of Clinically Active Hydrogels: Looking for Efficient Strategies, PTDC/CTM-BIO/3640/2014 (2016-2019)and  PTDC/BTM-MAT/3118/2020 Smart Ocular Lenses for the Treatment of Diabetic Eye Diseases.



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