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physician , researcher , Medical educator

Aurelija Vaitkuviene, Lithuanian medical educator, physician, researcher. Achievements include research in laser surgery, optical biopsy, optical medicine; invention of Lithuanian Medical Laser Scalpel-Coagulator Medula; directed its clinical investigation in 1990-1991; invention of medical equipment clinical investigation at Vilnius City University Hospital, phase 1 and 2, collaboration with Lund Laser Medicine Centre, 1997, 2001.

Background

Vaitkuviene, Aurelija was born on September 18, 1948 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Daughter of Povilas Steponenas and Viktorija Steponeniene.

Education

Diploma of High Education, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1984.

Career

Physician, obstetrics-gynecology division Vilnius Clinical Hospital, Lithuania, 1973—1985. Senior researcher faculty medicine Vilnius University, Lithuania, 1985—1987, assistant professor Lithuania, 1987—1994, associate professor clinics of obstetrics-gynecology Lithuania, since 1994, head department laser surgery Institute Materials Science and Applied Research Lithuania, 1992—2002, head department of biomedical and information technical Lithuania, 2002—2004. Consultant division of obstetrics Vilnius Clinical Hospital, Lithuania, since 1994.

Chairperson National Practical Conference and Seminar Progressive Technology in Medicine, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1998—1999. Co-chairperson of science session, laser gynaecology and urology Laser Florence International Congress, Italy, 2001—2004. Chairperson International Conference Eurogin-East, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2001.

Invited lecturer Italian National Day-Surgery Workshop, Catania, 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in laser surgery, optical biopsy, optical medicine. Invention of Lithuanian Medical Laser Scalpel-Coagulator Medula. Directed its clinical investigation in 1990-1991.

    Invention of medical equipment clinical investigation at Vilnius City University Hospital, phase 1 and 2, collaboration with Lund Laser Medicine Centre, 1997, 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member organizing committee III Congress of Lithuanian Women, Vilnius, 1999—2000. Member, representative for East Europe, European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia, Paris, 1997. President Soroptimist International Lithuania, Vilnius, 1998—2000.

Member International Organization Ultrasound in Obstetrics-gynecology, Edinbourg, 1998, Europe Federation, Lithuanian Union, Vilnius Old Town Club, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1992. Member of Lithuanian One Day Case Surgery Association, Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Lithuania, International Society Ultrasound Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Academy for Laser Medicine and Surgery (founding member), International Society Optical Engineering.

Connections

Married Juozas Vidmantis Vaitkus, March 19, 1941. Children: Vytautas Vaitkus, Monika Vaitkute.

father:
Povilas Steponenas

mother:
Viktorija Steponeniene

spouse:
Juozas Vidmantis Vaitkus

child:
Vytautas Vaitkus Vaitkuviene

child:
Monika Vaitkute Vaitkuviene