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    Popper, Mónika, MD Ph.D.

    To make an appointment or for more information, call +36 1 489 5200, where we will receive your call every weekday between 8.00 and 20.00.

    Medical specialism

    • Diseases of the ocular surface, cornea and conjunctiva
    • Xerophthalmia
    • Glaucoma
    • Examination of cataract

    Professional experience

    • 1997: Saint Thomas’ Hospital, London, Internal medicine intern
    • 1998 – 2001: 1st Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University, Scientific Student Group medical student
    • 2000: Biomedical Institute for Research on Light and Image (IBILI), University of Coimbra
      Medical student
      Researcher
    • 2001: Department of Ophthalmology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, Medical student
    • 2001 – 2007: School of PhD Studies, Semmelweis University, Ph.D. student
    • 2002 – 2005: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences & Biomedical Institute for Research on Light and Image (IBILI) University of Coimbra
      Ph.D. student
      Researcher
    • 2005 – 2015: Department of Ophthalmology, Semmelweis University
      Ophthalmological resident
      Central intern
      Ophthalmologist candidate
      Clinicist
    • 2012: Moorfields Eye Hospital (Vitreoretinal, Medical Retina and Cornea & External Diseases services)
    • 2015: National Institute of Neurosurgery , Neuro-ophthalmology intern
    • 2016 – : Ophthalmologist private practice 
    • 2017 – : Ophthalmology, Buda Irgalmasrendi Hospital, Ophthalmologist
    • 2017 – : Buda Health Center, Ophthalmologist

    Education and qualifications

    • 1999: EUPO Course, XII. Congress European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), Stockholm
    • 2001: EUPO Course – Cornea, XIII. Congress European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE), Istanbul
    • 2001: Faculty of Medicine – Semmelweis University
    • 2002: Visual Neuroscience international Ph.D. course (Sensory systems as models for neuroscience: an overview from molecules to perception), Calouste Gulbenkian Institute, Oeiras
    • 2004: Medical-Economist degree, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Szeged
    • 2006: EUPO Course – Retina, Ghent, Belgium
    • 2007: EUPO Course – Glaucoma & Uveitis, Vienna, Austria
    • 2008: EUPO Course – Neuro-ophthalmology, Strabismus & Higher Order Vision, Genf, Switzerland
    • 2010: Ph.D. for ophthalmology
    • 2011: The American Austrian Foundation – Open Medical Institute, Salzburg Medical Seminars: Ophthalmology, Salzburg, Austria
    • 2012: 1st European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS) Update Course, Budapest
    • 2012: Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Grading Course, The Reading Centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
    • 2012: International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Theoretical Optics & Refraction qualification
    • 2013: EUPO Course – Cornea, Conjunctiva and Refractive Surgery, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • 2013: International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Basic Science qualification
    • 2014: The American Austrian Foundation - Open Medical Institute, Salzburg Medical Seminars: Ophthalmology, Salzburg, Austria
    • 2014: ESOPRS Pre-Meeting Course in Orbital, Lacrimal and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Budapest
    • 2014: EUPO Course – Retina, Nice, France
    • 2015: EUPO Course – Glaucoma & Uveitis, Vienna, Austria
    • 2015: qualifying exam in ophthalmology
    • 2017: European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS) Meeting & Teaching Course, Budapest

    Language of consultation

    • Hungarian
    • English

    Professional and society membership

    • Hungarian Ophthalmological Society
    • Hungarian Artificial Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgical Association
    • Hungarian Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (HARVO)
    • Hungarian Ophthalmological Society Cornea Division / Hungarian Contactology Society / Hungarian Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismology
    • Hungarian Medical Chamber
    • Semmelweis University Association of Friends
    • SOE Young Ophthalmologists programme

    Scientific activity

    • University lectures
      2012 – 2015: Ophthalmological practice for medical students and dentist students, 5th year, Hungarian and English course, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Dentistry, Semmelweis University

      2012: Biophysics and Optical lectures for ophthalmological specialist assistant trainees, Pharmaceutical and Medical Quality and Organizational Development Institute (GYEMSZI)

      2007: Ophthalmological exercises for general medical students, V. year, Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University
       
    • Awards, scholarships
      2014. Certificate of Recognition for Academic Excellence, Salzburg Weill Cornell Seminar in Ophthalmology, The American Austrian Foundation - Open Medical Institute, Salzburg, Austria

      2014. Grant for The American Austrian Foundation - Open Medical Institute, Salzburg Medical Seminars: Ophthalmology, Salzburg, Austria

      2013. European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) Residency Exchange Grant

      2013. Grant for The American Austrian Foundation - Open Medical Institute, Salzburg Medical Seminars: Ophthalmology, Salzburg, Austria – due to accident and knee surgery this was not fulfilled

      2012. European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) 2012 Educational Grant for Ophthalmologists-in-training

      2011. Grant for The American Austrian Foundation - Open Medical Institute, Salzburg Medical Seminars: Ophthalmology, Salzburg, Austria

      2009. European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO) Residency Exchange Grant

      2009. European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) 2009 Educational Grant for Ophthalmologists-in-training

      2007. Hungarian Ophthalmological Society 15th of March, I. place for tenders

      2007. Hungarian Artificial Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgical Association (SHIOL) annual congress, award for „Legjobb Fiatal Előadó 1. helyezés”, Keszthely

      2005. ARVO Foundation / Lapp Travel Grant Award

      2005. Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian utazási ösztöndíja (ARVO 2005 congress)

      2003-2005. Fundaçao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (FCT), Lisszabon, Portugália PhD hallgatói (“Bolsa Doutoramento”) scholarship (SFRH/BD/13710/2003)

      2003. Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian utazási ösztöndíja (EVER 2003 congress)

      2002-2003. INFARMED Investigation Scholarship, University of Coimbrai, Portugal, „Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Biomedical Institute for Research on Light and Image (IBILI)” research scholarship

      2001. Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungariae Foundation for Student Exchange Movement Specialist Foundation scholarship (for the research at University of Coimbra, 2001. October)

      2001. Hungarian Medical Association of America (HMAA) scholarship for training (Ophthalmology) in the USA, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Ophthalmology (2 month in the cornea- and general, 1 month in the paediatric ophthalmology section), Buffalo, NY, USA

      2000. „Teva-Biogal Díj” tender by Biogal-Teva Pharma Rt.

      2000. Rector tender: 1. award (I. Department of Ophthalmology, doctoral advisor: Prof. Dr. Ildiko Suveges)

      2000. 1. Award and the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society Special award at the Semmelweis University 2000. Scientific Conference

      2000. 1. Award („First Prize for the Outstanding Research”) at the 8th Annual International Ain Shams Medical Students Congress, Cairo, Egypt

      1999. The Ophthalmology section (presentation and poster) 1. award (“Award for The Most Outstanding Ophthalmology Presentation“)at the 10th European Students Conference at the Charité, Berlin, Germany

      1999. Justice Medical Institute annual academic competition 1. place

      1999. I. Department of Ophthalmology annual academic competition 3. place

      1999. 2. award Semmelweis University 1999. Scientific Student Conference

      1998. Rector tender: 2. award (Institute of Pathophysiology, doctoral advisor: Prof. Dr. Lajos Szollar)

      1997. I. Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research annual academic competition 3. Place
       
    • Publications
      Number of articles in specialist journals (Peer-reviewed Papers): 12
      Number of articles in international journals: 4
      Number of articles in domestic journals: 8
      Number of book chapters: 1
      Number of quotable abstracts: 28
      Number of presentations at conferences: 49
      Number of presentations at international conferences: 31
      Number of presentations at domestic conferences: 18
      Number of references: 106
      Invited critics activity: 2007— Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging

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