EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

1964-74 Elementary and high school, Crandon Institute (bilingual Spanish-English), Montevideo.

1975-76 Bachelor in Medical Sciences, Instituto Uruguayo de Estudios Preuniversitarios, Montevideo.

1977-83 Career of Medicine, School of Medicine, State University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay. Graduated as Medical Doctor, 24/January/1986, Montevideo.

1986-87 Postgraduate courses in Oncologic Radiotherapy, Oncology Department, School of Medicine, University Hospital, Montevideo.

1987-90 Ad honorem work in the National Cancer Registry, Ministry of Public Health. Acquisition of expertise in cancer registry techniques, basic statistic and epidemiology, computer operation .

1995 Summer Course on Nutritional Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, U.S.A.
(1 month)
Visitor at the Chronobiology Laboratory (Dir. Dr.Franz Halberg), Department of Medical
Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapo¬lis, U.S.A. (2 weeks)

1999 Course on Sampling and analysis of clinical data, Mathematics and Statistics Institute, Faculty of Engineering , University of the Republic, October , Montevideo.

2005 Course on “Cancer Registry: Improving Data Quality and their Analysis”, organized by the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) and the Comisión Honoraria de Lucha Contra el Cáncer (CHLCC), Montevideo.

2006 Visitor at the Epidemiology Dept., German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam, Germany, through an ICRETT Fellowship from the UICC. Work on analysis of anthropometry and breast cancer (7 weeks).
 


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