Institute of Tropical Medicine Alexander von Humboldt, Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia, Peru
Full Professor, Department of Medicine Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia.Director, Institute of Tropical Medicine “Alexander von Humboldt”. Director, Department of Transmissible Diseases, Hospital Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú.
Education and Training:
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima – Perú. MD Medicine. 1973.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima – Perú. Internal Medicine Residency. 1979.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima – Perú. Infectious Diseases Residency. 1981.
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima – Perú. Master Medicine. 1985.
Most important Honors and positions:
1996-2000. President Elect of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID).
1996-present. Director, The Gorgas Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú.
1999-present. Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama, School of Medicine. 2004-present. Member, Advisory Committee – Fogarty International Training Program in HIV/AIDS and TB – University of Miami - School of Medicine.
Nov 2004 - 2009. Member, Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats – Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
2005. Corresponding Member of The Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences of Belgium.
October 2007. Society Citation Award. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
2009-2010. Member of the Steering Committee of Zoonosis Diseases (WHO)
2011-2012. Member of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on Neglected Diseases (STAG-NTD) (WHO).
Member of the Editorial Board in several journals: Journal of Travel Medicine, Infectious Diseases Clinics of North America, Clinical Infectious Diseases, International Board of the Lancet Infectious Diseases. Author of 375 publications on Peruvian and International Journals, 44 chapters in American and Latin-American Books.