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Dr. Ismael Torres

EDUCATION

 

1978-1981        Medical School           

                                    Cayey School of Medicine, Cayey, P.R.  , Degree: M.D.

 

1982-1985           Residency

                           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.

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Oncology, 1998 #126584

American Board of Quality and Utilization, 1996 # 53577

American Board of International Medicine, 1991 # 126584

 

MEDICAL LICENSURE

Puerto Rico

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.

 

EDUCATION -TEACHING

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

 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES:

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

 

Principal Interests:

Breast and Lung Cancers, Lymphoma, Chronic,  Leukemia, Plasma disorders and Pre-Leukemias.

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

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

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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.

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Dr. Sixto Pérez

 

EDUCATION 

 

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 

 

 

EXPERIENCE 

 

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 

                           Hospital Metropolitano 

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS 

 

American Board of Internal Medicine (1998) 

 

American Board of Internal Medicine – Hematology (2002) 

 

American Board of Internal Medicine – Medical Oncology (2003) 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

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) 

 

ORGANIZATIONS 

 

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) 

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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

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Dra. Ángela Méndez

1975-1978    B.S.     University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus (CAAM)      MAGNA CUM LAUDE

 

GRADUATE/MEDICAL SCHOOL

 

1978-1982             University of Puerto Rico,  School of Medicine   Rio Piedras, PR

RESIDENCY

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 

 

Specialty/Subspecialty Certification

 

American Board of Radiology - Diplomate 1986,  Medical Professional Licensure

 

Puerto Rico Medical License – 1986

 

Hospital Appointments:

 

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)

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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, 

                                       Baltimore, Maryland

  

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      

                                 Medical Education

 

1998-2001           Gastroenterology Fellowship, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins

                                 Hospital

Dra. Marcia Cruz Correa

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