Corália Vicente is professor at the Institute for the Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, University of Porto, (ICBAS - UP). A Coralia Vicentemathematician by academic profession, she studied at the Universities of Porto (Portugal) and Warwick (UK). She has published and taught on a wide range of mathematical and statistical subjects in biomedicine, public health and community medicine.

She was dean of ICBAS from 1992 to 2004. During her time as dean, she was responsible for the development of the degree of Veterinary Medicine of ICBAS. There was also substantial growth in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, a five-fold increase in published research activity, and an extensive programme of rebuilding and expansion of the Institute.

In addition to her research and teaching in Porto, she has a wide range of international collaborations. She has led an important programme funded by the World Bank and the Government of Portugal in the development of postgraduate medical education in Guiné-Bissau.

Corália Vicente was elected to the Executive Committee of AMSE in 2005 and as General Secretary and Treasurer in 2008. When Miša Džoljić took over the role of General Secretary in 2011, she stepped down as Treasurer in 2014, and was re-elected to the Executive as an ordinary member.