I am an Internist and Rheumatologist. Trained also in health care management and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound assessments with and strong interested in the application of social media to the teaching of medicine and to the change of health care. Actually doing a Phd in Health Communication.
I have received several Honors Awards and have 3 books and more than 50 published papers.
I am Editor of an Universitary Medical Journal and have Extensive Medical and Research Experience in clinical trials.
Frequent speaker at major meetings held in latin America an abroad in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Early arthritis and rheumatology networks and heath 2.0.
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Health Care Management, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Assessment. Certified Densitometrist
2011. Colombian Rheumatology Association for outstanding service to Colombian Rheumatology.
2010: Winner Objetos de Aprendizaje y Aplicaciones Web 2.0 en procesos de Enseñanza-Aprendizaje / Web 2.0 applications in learning and teaching process.
2009: Distinguished Member. Fundare (Fundación Colombiana de Apoyo al reumático/Colombian Foundation of Rheumatic patients) .
2008. Salud Reinun Award for contributions to the development of Rheumatology in Colombia
2006 Academic Merit Medal.Universidad del Norte.
2005 National Prize of Rheumatology.
1999 Outstanding ex alumni.Liceo de Cervantes
1997 Outstandig young award. Junior Chamber
1989 Distinguished Resident 3rd year Internal Medicine
1988 Distinguished Resident 2nd year Internal Medicine
President XIII National Congress of Rheumatology 2011
President Colombian Rheumatology Association 2001-3
President Exanorte 1995-7