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Education:

1995    FACS    Fellow of American College of Plastic Surgeons
1981    Ph.D.    McGill University, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada
1976    FRCS[C]    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1970    M.D.    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
1965    B.Sc.    Albright College, Reading, PA

Professional Experience:

2008-Present Adjunct Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New York University Medical Center
2010-Present Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery Columbia University Medical Center
1989-2011    Adjunct Faculty, Old Dominion University, Biomedical Sciences Program, Norfolk, VA
1993-2011    Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
1993-2011    Program Director, Microsurgical Research Center, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
1995-2011    Member, Systems Biology and Biophysics Tract, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
1985-2011    Graduate Faculty Member, Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program, Old Dominion University and Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Teaching Experience:

1965-1967    Neuroanatomy Instructor, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
1972-1974    Anatomy Demonstrator, McGill University, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada
1975-1977    Lecturer, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1978-1981    Assistant Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada
1981-1983    Associate Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
1993-2011    Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
1993-2011    Program Director, Microsurgery Program, Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
2008-Present Adjunct Professor, Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, New York University Medical Center
2010-Present Adjunct Professor, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Certifications:

1976    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
1976    Fellow of Quebec College of Physicians and Surgeon
1976    Canadian Board of Plastic Surgery
1983    American Board of Plastic Surgery
1990    American Board of Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification for Surgery of the Hand
1995    Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Awards and Honors:

1977    James Barrett Brown Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
1981    Gold Medal in Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
1987    Academy Achievement Award, AHEPA Educational Foundation
1987    The Emanuel Kaplan Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
1991    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, Second Prize, Investigator Category
1992    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, First Prize, Senior Award
1996    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, First Prize, Investigator Category
1997    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, First Prize, Clinical Research Award
1997    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, First Prize, Basic Science Category
1997    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Senior Clinical Research Award
1998    Woman of the Year Award, Salute to Women, Daughters of Penelope
1998    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, Investigator Award
1999    Awarded the Best Presentation Award from the Award Committee of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons
2000    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Scholarship Contest, Investigator Award
2000    James Barrett Brown Award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
2001    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Scientific Essay Contest, First Prize, Clinical Research – Senior Category
2002    Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Essay Contest, First Prize, Clinical Science Senior Category
2005    PSEF Essay Contest, First Prize, Clinical Science, Senior Category
In 2008, she received the Clincian of the year award, American Association of Plastic Surgeons.
In 2009 she received the Distinguished Fellowship Award from the American Association of Plastic Surgeons
In 2010 she was the recipient of the PSEF Outstanding Achievement in Basic and Translational Research Award.
She was the recipient of the 2010, Best Paper Award in the Clinical Category by the American Society of the Maxilofacial Surgery.
Finally, also in 2010, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons honored her by extending Honorary Membership in ASPS- currently only six plastic surgeons hold this honorary membership worldwide.

Publications – Books:

Dr. Terzis has over 200 publications. Most of these are in peer reviewed journals. Also, she has numerous chapters in textbooks and invited contributions.
1977    Daniel, R.K., Terzis, J.K.: Reconstructive Microsurgery. Little Brown Co.
1984    Terzis, J.K.: Peripheral Nerve Microsurgery – Clinics in Plastic Surgery. W.B. Saunders Co.
1987    Terzis, J.K.: Microreconstruction of Nerve Injuries. W. B. Saunders.
1990    Terzis, J.K., Smith, K.: Peripheral Nerve: Structure, function and reconstruction. Raven Press.
2004    Terzis, J.K., Guest Editor. Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Paralysis, Part 1. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Thieme.
2005    Terzis, J.K., Guest Editor. Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Paralysis, Part 2. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Thieme.
2007 History of Microsurgery

Professional Memberships:

1975    International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (Founding Member)
1975    Society for Neuroscience
1976    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
1976    Canadian Society for Surgery of the Hand – MANUS (Founding Member)
1978    Association of Plastic Surgeons of Quebec
1975    American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.
1981    International Microsurgical Society (Past-President, 1989-1992)
1983    American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc.
1983    American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (Founder)
1983    American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
1983    American Association of Plastic Surgeons
1985    Societe Françoise de Chirurgie de la Main (GEM)
1986    Plastic Research Council (Past-Chair, 1986)
1986    International Society for Developmental Neuroscience
1986    American Association for Hand Surgery
1990-1992    American Society of Peripheral Nerve (Founding President)
1995    American College of Surgeons
1997    Sir Charles Bell Society (North American liaison Council Member)
1999-2003    World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (Secretary General)
2002    American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (President)
2007    World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (President)
2011 European association of Plastic Surgeons (President)