Vega de Ceniga Melina, Bizkaia, Spain – Tutoress

CV Melina Vega de Ceniga


Academic training:

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of the Basque Country (1992-1998). Award for Extraordinary Achievement.
  • PhD Cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery, University of the Basque Country 2013. Thesis: Assessment of biomarkers and predictive models for abdominal aortic aneurysm growth.

Professional experience:

  • Training in Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid (1999-2004).
  • Consultant in the Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Hospital de Galdakao-Usansolo, Bizkaia (2004-today).
  • Exchange programs in: Montefiore Medical Center, The University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York 2002; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland 2011; Stanford School of Medicine, Palo Alto 2011.
  • European Board of Vascular Surgery 2006.
  • SVS International Scholarship 2010.
  • Spanish Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery (SEACV) Executive Board (2013-2017), Vicepresident (2017-today).

Editorial experience:

  • Associate Editor for: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (2014-today), EJVES Short Reports (2016-today), Angiología (2009-2011).
  • Reviewer for: Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, EJVES Short Reports, Atherosclerosis, Thromb Vasc Biol, Ann Vasc Surg, Angiología, Vasc Endovasc Surg, Heart Vessels, McMaster Online Rating of Evidence.

Scientific and teaching experience:

  • 101 published original papers
  • 112 oral presentations (national/international)
  • 43 lectures/teaching
  • ESVS Guidelines Committee (2013-today).
  • Scientific Committee of the SEACV (2009-2013).