Professor Vassilios Papalois, Head of Specialty for Transplant Surgery for Imperial College Healthcare Trust has recently received two prestigious awards in recognition of his contributions to research, education and clinical work.
On the 20th of June 2018, he received an Honorary Doctorate (the highest academic accolade) from the University of Thessaloniki in Greece. The award was in recognition of “his pioneering clinical, research and educational work in Transplantation Surgery in Europe and internationally”.
On the 30th of June 2018 he became an Honorary Member of the Spanish Transplantation Society (the highest honour of the Society) in recognition of his “outstanding contribution and inspirational leadership in research, education and practice of organ transplantation”. Professor Papalois is the only Transplant Surgeon who has received the Honorary Membership of the Spanish Association of Surgeons and the Spanish Transplantation Society.