San Juan City Hospital.San Juan, Puerto Rico
HONORS AND AWARDS
1.Magna Cum Laude(4.0) – UPR – B.S. Natural Sciences – 1978
2.JUNIOR ELECTION – ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA Honor Medical Society – Chapter of Puerto Rico – 1982
3.FIRST PEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGIST – formally trained of Puerto Rico – 1987
4.Invited Guest Professor- First Symposium Panamericano(PANLAR), II Congreso de Reumatología de America Central- Caribe- Andino (ACCA), IX Congreso Peruano de Reumatología – November 19-23,1996
5.Special Recognition Award by the Senior Residents of Pediatrics – June 27,2003
6.Doctor’s Choices Award in Pediatric Rheumatology – for 13 consecutive years: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
7.Recognition 2009 Honoree- Puerto Rico Association International Meeting(PRAIM) 2009- First Caribbean Congress of Pediatric Rheumatology
8.Dama Distinguida de San Juan 2009- seleccionada por Personalidades Distinguidas de PR. Inc.
9.Medalla de Excelencia en Pediatría – 28va. Convención Asociacion de Medicos Pediatras Region Oeste(AMPRO) 2010
10.PATIENTS ‘ CHOICE AWARD 2010- selected by my patients – American Registry
11.LEADING HEALTH PROFESSIONALS of the WORLD 2011- selected by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England- awarded to individuals who have made a significant enough contribution in their field.
12.Guest Professor Recognition – XVII Congress of Pan American League, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic- April 2012.
- Baylor College of Medicine – Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology Section – supervisor of medical students, interns, residents and fellows 1987-1988
- San Juan City Hospital- Department of Pediatrics- Supervisor of medical students, interns and residents – 1988 – present
- University Pediatric Hospital –Department of Pediatrics- Supervisor of medical students, interns and residents; and mentor of residents – 1989 – present