1964-74 Elementary and high school,
Crandon Institute (bilingual Spanish-English),
1975-76 Bachelor in Medical Sciences,
Instituto Uruguayo de Estudios
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,
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.
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 ,
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).
Nowadays, health is an award to moderation