Dr. Timos K. Naskas

Joint Editor & Senior Program Manager, Greece

Timos graduated with a BSc in Optics and Optometry from the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece (Now University of Patras). After that, he attended the MSc in Clinical Ophthalmology and Vision Research in Glasgow Caledonian University. His thesis was a research project in which he tried to assess the correlations between anthropometric measurements and anterior chamber depth. His supervisor in this endeavour was Dr. Sven Jonsucheit. Following completion of MSc studies, Timos was awarded a scholarship from the macular society, to carry out a PhD research project in Queens University Belfast. His PhD assessed the structure-function relationships in age-related macular degeneration through the application of multimodal imaging techniques. His supervisors where Dr. Ruth Hogg and Prof. Usha Chakravarthy. His PhD project, resulted in the largest sample worldwide in the field of AMD, that is 748 persons, from which Timos personally examined over 400 persons. Finally, Timos is also interested in health economics. In April 2021, he was awarded the Master Project Manager title as well as fellowship from the American Academy of Project Management.