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educator , Ophthalmologist

Jorge L. Alio, Spanish ophthalmologist, educator. Recipient Charlie Kelman award, 2008, Senior Achievement award, American Academy Ophthalmology, 2008, Secretariat award, 2008.

Background

Alio, Jorge L. was born on April 4, 1953 in Caracas. Arrived in Spain, 1960. Son of Luciano and Lucia (Sanz) Alio.

Education

Graduate with honors, Institute Cervantes, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, University Complutense, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Complutense, 1981.

Career

Resident in ophthalmology Clinica Concepción, Madrid, 1977-1981. Member staff Hospital Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain, 1981-1983. Head retinal service Hospital University, Salamanca, Spain, 1984-1986.

Professor ophthalmology, chairman University Alicante, Spain, since 1986, head department surgery Spain, 1991-1993. Fellow Wilmer Institute, Baltimore, 1987. Director Center to Prevent Blindness of Alicante, since 1987.

Founder, director Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, since 1987. Professor clinical ophthalmology, Louisiana State University, 1999. Speaker in field.

Membership

Member International Society Refractive Surgery, Highlights Ophthalmology, Ocular Surgery News, President Association University Oftalmologica de Alicante (subspecialities refractive surgery, cataract and ocular inflammation), European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgery (board directors).

Connections

Married Maria Lopez; children: Maica, Jorge, Fernando Pablo, Maria Lucia.

father:
Luciano Alio

mother:
Lucia (Sanz) Alio

spouse:
Maria Lopez

child:
Maica Alio

child:
Jorge Alio

child:
Fernando Pablo Alio

child:
Maria Lucia Alio