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Dr. Ismael Torres
1978-1981 Medical School
Cayey School of Medicine, Cayey, P.R. , Degree: M.D.
Internal Medicine, Caguas Regional Hospital, Caguas, P.R.
1985-1987 Fellowship : Oncology Fellow
San Juan City Hospital
Puerto Rico Medical Center
Rio Piedras, P.R.
American Board of Oncology, 1998 #126584
American Board of Quality and Utilization, 1996 # 53577
American Board of International Medicine, 1991 # 126584
Federal Licensing Examination (FLEX)
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
1995-1997 President, Medical Faculty, Teacher's Hospital.
1995-1997 Chief of Executive Committee, Teacher's Hospital.
1989-1995 President Transfusion Committee, Teacher's Hospital.
1995-1997 Member Board of Directors, Teacher's Hospital.
2000 Fellow of the American College of Physician .
1999-2016 President Transfusion Committee, Auxilio Mutuo Hospital.
1985 Instructor, School of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico
San Juan City Hospital.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND SOCIETIES
1997 President, Rules and Regulations Committee, Teacher's Hospital
1997- 2005 President, Board of Directors CAMI (PSO Group).
1998- Present Active Member, Puerto Rico Society of Hematology.
1992- Present Member, American College of Physicians.
1990-2005 Co-Investigator, San Juan Community Clinical Oncology Program, (CCOP).
1991-2005 Member, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute Community Clinical Oncology Program.
1992-2005 Member, The National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP).
1998-2010 Member, Tumor Board, Teacher's Hospital
1996 Coordinator of the 35th Scientific Medical Meeting, Teacher's Hospital, San Juan, P.R.
CLINICAL PRACTICE AND INTERESTS
2019- Present Medical Director of Oncology Analytics
1986- 2021 Full private practice in Hematology-Oncology,
1981-1986 Private Practice (part time) Internal Medicine Hematology-Oncology
Breast and Lung Cancers, Lymphoma, Chronic, Leukemia, Plasma disorders and Pre-Leukemias.
Geriatric Academy of Puerto Rico, Speaker on Melanoma, May 1998
First Convention of Ex-Alunmi, Cayey School of Medicine, November 1997
Strategies for Success in Managed Care, August 1997
Capitation and Risk Sharing Seminar, August 1996
Has been invited to radio and T.V. programs to speak on Cancer-Related
Has written articles for local newspaper on Cancer Management
Dr. Fernando Cabanillas
El doctor Fernando Cabanillas Escalona, es un internacionalmente reconocido y galardonado Oncólogo Hematólogo, graduado de la Escuela de Medicina de La Universidad de Puerto Rico, donde comenzó su especialización en Hematología Oncológica y la cual terminó en Huston, el el prestigioso MD Anderson Cancer Center, donde por años lideró la sección de Linfomas. Desde allí ha liderado innumerables estudios e investigaciones sobre linfomas que lo han llevado a recibir innumerables premios y reconocimientos. Actualmente, el doctor Cabanillas es director y fundador del Centro de Cáncer del Hospital Auxilio Mutuo, es profesor de la escuela de medicina de la UPR y se mantiene trabajando continuamente para hallar aquella fórmula que le permita curar pacientes que padecen de linfoma no Hodgkin.
Dr. Sixto Pérez
1987-1991 University of Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
BS in Biology – Magna Cum Laude
1991-1995 University of Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
Doctor In Medicine – Suma Cum Laude
1995-1998 University of Puerto Rico's Affiliated Hospitals San Juan, Puerto Rico
Internal Medicine Residency
1998-1999 University of Puerto Rico's Affiliated Hospitals San Juan, Puerto Rico
Internal Medicine Chief Resident
1999-2002 University of Puerto Rico Affiliated Hospitals San Juan, Puerto Rico
Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship
2002 Harvard School of Medicine – Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Clinical Research Clerkship . Boston, MA
2002-2007 Professor of Medicine
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
2005-2007 Principal Investigator
Cancer and Leukemia Group B
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard School of Medicine
University of Puerto Rico - Associate Institution
2008-2010 Principal Investigator
Elli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company
Medical Oncology Research Division
2002 Private practice in Hematology and Medical Oncology
San Juan, Puerto Rico
2013-2015 Chairman, Scientific Division
Puerto Rico's Hematology and Medical Oncology Association
2015-2018 Vice President
Puerto Rico’s Hematology and Medical Oncology Association
2018 - President
Puerto Rico’s Hematology and Medical Oncology Association
2014 - Chairman, Hematology and Medical Oncology Division
Department of Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (1998)
American Board of Internal Medicine – Hematology (2002)
American Board of Internal Medicine – Medical Oncology (2003)
Cytogenetic Alterations in Puerto Rican Patients with Acute Leukemia – American College of Physicias San Juan, Puerto Rico (1999) also presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Atlanta , Georgia (1999).
Incidence and Prognosis of Acute Leukemia in Pregnant Women – UPR's University Hospital Experience – American Society of Hematology Proceedings (2000).
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) in Puerto Rican Patients: A Descriptive Study. Centro American Society of Hematology, Costa Rica.
Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia in a Heart Transplant Recipient Patients – A Case Presentation. Centro American Society of Hematology, Costa Rica.
Associate Investigator of Inter-Institutional CALGB's Clinical Trials (1999-2002)
American Medical Association (1997)
American College of Physicians (ACP) 1997-2002
Puerto Rican Association of Hematology and Medical Oncology (2002)
Puerto Rico's College of Physicians and Surgeons (2002)
Dr. Ignacio Echenique
State Chair Commision in Cancer, American College of Surgeons, Puerto Rico
Pasado presidente Sociedad Americana Contra el Cáncer
Pasado presidente Capitulo de San Juan Colegio Médico
Pasado Presidente Colegio Americano de Cirujanos, Puerto Rico
Fellow American College of Surgeons and Member American Society American Colorectal Surgeons
Associate Professor in surgery, UPR Medical School, surgery
Dra. Ángela Méndez
1975-1978 B.S. University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus (CAAM) MAGNA CUM LAUDE
1978-1982 University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine Rio Piedras, PR
1983-1986. Resident in Diagnostic Radiology, University (District) Hospital Puerto Rico Medical Center
1982-1983 Straight Internship in Internal Medicine San Juan City Hospital, Puerto Rico Medical Center
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
American Board of Radiology - Diplomate 1986, Medical Professional Licensure
Puerto Rico Medical License – 1986
2014-present Medical Director of OPD Radiology, Radiology Center Pavia Hospital, Santurce, San Juan, PR
2012-present Mammography Lead Interpreting Physician VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, PR
1987-2014 Staff Radiologist, Pavia Santurce Hospital, Santurce, San Juan, PR
2000-2003 Chief of Radiology Department, Auxilio Mutuo Hospital, Hato Rey, San Juan, PR
2002 Chief Women’s Imaging Center, Auxilio Mutuo Hospital,Hato Rey, San Juan, PR
1989-2000 Assistant Chief, Pavía Hospital, Santurce, San Juan, PR
1995 Chief Mammography Department, Oncology Hospital, P. R. Medical Center, San Juan, PR
1990 Staff Radiologist, Oncology Hospital, P. R. Medical Center, San Juan, PR
1986-1987 Staff Radiologists, Caguas Regional Hospital, Caguas, PR
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
2018 - Present Society of Breast Imaging (SBI)
2016-present European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI)
1998-2003 American College of Radiology (ACR)
1994-present Puerto Rico Medical Association
1992-present Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU)
1991-present American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
1986-present Radiology Society of North America (RSNA)
HONORS AND AWARDS
1998 Assistant Professor Ad-Honorem, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, PR
2014 Doctor Choice Awards
2021 Outstanding Woman in Health Award 2021, Hospital Association of PR
2021 Fellow of American College of Radiology (FACR)
CURRENT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
June 2015 Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences
Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
June 2015 Professor of Biochemistry,Department of Biochemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Medical
Sciences Campus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2016 - Present Adjunct Professor of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UT MD Anderson Cancer
Center, Houston, Texas
2014 - Present Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University,
CURRENT CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS
2005- Present Gastroenterology Staff, Oncologic Hospital, Puerto Rico Medical Center, San Juan PR
2018 - Present Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Oncologic Hospital, Puerto Rico Medical Center,
San Juan PR
2005 - Present Gastroenterology Staff, University Hospital, Puerto Rico Medical Center, San Juan PR
CURRENT RESEARCH LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
2020 - Present Executive Director, University of Puerto Rico Comprehensive Cancer Center San Juan, PR
2007- Present Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Research Program, University of Puerto Rico
Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan PR
2020 - Present Principal Investigator The Hispanic Alliance for Clinical & Translational Research, IDeA CTR
Award, Medical Sciences Campus, San Juan PR
2019- 2021. Past-President, Puerto Rico Colorectal Cancer Coalition, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2018 - Present Pan American Center for Clinical Research, Clinical Research Organization, Chief Medical
Officer, Hospital Oncologico Isaac Gonzalez Martinez, San Juan PR
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
1987-1990 B.S. General Science, Magna Cum Laude, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, P.R.
1990-1995 Doctor in Medicine (honors), University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, P.R.
1999-2003 Doctor in Philosophy in Clinical Investigation (Genetic Epidemiology)
Graduate Training Program in Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public
Health, Baltimore, MD
Thesis: Risk Factors for Loss of Genomic imprinting of insulin growth factor II gene in normal colonic tissue and blood.
1995-1996 Internship, Department of Medicine, University Hospital University of Puerto Rico, School of
Medicine, San Juan, P.R.
1996-1998 Residency in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, University of Puerto
Rico, School of Medicine, San Juan, P.R. Approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate
1998-2001 Gastroenterology Fellowship, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins