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Education and Training:
Undergraduate - Hunter College, City University of N.Y. Bachelor of Arts, 1969.
Graduate - Autonomous University of Guadalajara Doctor of Medicine, 1972.
1. Rotating Internship - Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Medical Center, 1973.
2. Pathology Residency - Univ. of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 1973 – 1976.
3. Clinical Immunopathology Fellow - U of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology,1977.
4. Juris Doctor Degree - Abraham Lincoln University, School of Law, 1997-2001.
5. University of Florida, Forensic Toxicology Masters Degree, 2004.
6. RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, Graduate Diploma in Toxicology, 2005.
Masterâ€™s in Applied Toxicology, 2009.
7. University of Edinburgh, MSc Program Translational Medicine, 2012 to present
Certification, Licensure and Fellowship:
American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical)
American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine)
American Board of Forensic Toxicology
Medical Licenses: Available Upon Request
Civil Surgeonâ€™s Identification Number (CSID #), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Number: Available Upon Request
Appointments and Positions:
1978-1979 Co-Director, Upjohn Laboratory Procedures, Inc.
1978-1987 Director, Diagnostic Pathology Associates
1980-present Medical Director at Private Medical Center
1980-present Private Hospital, Private Medical Center
1987-present Medical Director of Private Hospital
1999-present Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology, Private University
2001-present Director - Private Toxicology Laboratory
2001-present Director - Private Research Laboratory
Scholarship - Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Fellow of the American Cancer Society
Fellow of the College of American Pathologists
Award Mayor Bradley for Senior Health Care Program
Centro de Amistad Award for donated services to Latino Community
County of L.A. Supervisor Mike Antonovich award for public service
City Attorney Office Award for Services to Victims of Crime
Keck USC School of Medicine, Professor of the Year (2002, 2004)
Teaching Fellow, School of Cytotechnology of the University Health Center of Pittsburgh, 1974 to 1977.
Associate Laboratory Instructor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, 1974 to 1977.
Guest Lecturer, California State University - Advanced Immunology Review, August 1978.
Regular Lecturer, University of Southern California, School of Medicine, 1983 – 1984.
Postgraduate Fellowship Training, Olive View Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1988-1989.
Career Consultant, California State University at Northridge, 1989 – present.
Centro de Amistad Physician Consultant for abused women and children, 1986 – present.
Lecturer Valley Presbyterian Hospital - Health Education Center - Hispanic Prenatal Care Program, 1993.
Human Resource Center, Inc. - President - a non-profit community clinic serving the indigent and elderly, 1984 – 1996.
Chabad of the Valley - A non-profit organization - volunteer staff physician serving indigent community members , 1981 – present.
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank - local director of distribution center - San Fernando Valley, 1995.
Consultant - Contributing Forces for Battered Women, 1995 – 1997.
Research: Available Upon Request
Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies:
College of American Pathologists, Diplomate
Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons
American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
Publications: Available Upon Request
Presentations: Available Upon Request