Clara Azevedo, PORTUGAL

CLARA DE CAMPOS AZEVEDO. Is an Orthopedic Surgeon since 2008, and a Consultant and Head of the Shoulder Surgery Unit of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of the Western Lisbon University Hospital since 2018.
Is a PhD in Medicine student of the School of Medicine of the University of Minho since 2019 and is conducting clinical, imaging and biomechanical research on arthroscopic superior capsular reconstruction (ASCR) using the minimally invasivelly harvested mid-thigh fascia lata autograft for irreparable rotator cuff tears.

Has published several articles on shoulder surgery in peer-reviewed national and international journals, has been an invited lecturer and author of more than 20 original paper presentations about ASCR and has presented more than one hundred papers about orthopedics in national and international shoulder meetings and cadaver laboratory courses.

Has received 3 awards. Is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Shoulder and Elbow Society (SPOC) for the biennium of 2021-22, is an active member of the Scientific Workgroup of the European Shoulder Associates of the European Society for Sports traumatology, Knee surgery and Arthroscopy (ESA–ESSKA) for the biennium of 2020-21.

Is a reviewer for several journals, is a Principal Reviewer of the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) since 2020, and is on the AJSM Electronic Media Editorial Board (AJSM EMEB) since 2021.