At 18 years old, Marianna Kapsetaki placed in the nation’s top 0.5% at the national university entrance examinations in Greece and entered the Medical School of the University of Crete.
During her medical training she completed 96 courses, undertook 29 projects, and had daily clinical experience at the University of Crete teaching hospital and affiliated departments in Crete. These clerkships (1-3 months each) included Neurology, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Anaesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary-Respiratory Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Primary Health Care Fieldwork Training. She was also offered an Erasmus scholarship to attend clerkships at hospitals in London.
Marianna obtained a Medical Degree (1st Hons), ranked 2nd among the 85 medical students graduating in 2015 and was presented with the Parisianou S.A. Award and Greek State Foundation scholarships (4 consistent years) for achieving top grades.
She then obtained a MSc degree (Distinction) in Performing Arts Medicine from University College London, obtaining clinical experience at the Royal National Throat Ear Nose Hospital in London, and was subsequently presented with the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine Award for Best MSc dissertation. In 2021, she was included in the Forbes '30 Under 30' Europe list in Science & Healthcare.
She is a member of the Medical Association of Heraklion and is currently working as a doctor in Greece. She continues to attend multiple educational workshops, courses, and conferences in medicine.
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