General Practitioner

 

Office Information

Cor. Chancellor and Blue Marlin Drive

Belize City, Belize

Tel: 501 -223-7870 /501-223-7873 EXT 126

Fax: 501-223-7867

Facility

Belize Healthcare Partners Limited

Education:

Saint Matthew’s University School of Medicine – Safehaven, Leeward 3, Grand Cayman, BWI, CAYMAN ISLANDS May 2000 – December 2004

Doctor of Medicine M.D.

Scholarship Recipient (Full Tuition)

       University of Nebraska – Kearney – Kearney, Nebraska August 1995 – July 1999 B.S. Major: Biology                      

Minor: Chemistry Emphasis: Spanish

International Student Scholarship Recipient

Employment:

Teacher’s Assistant – University of Nebraska – Kearney Physics Department

Medical Doctor – Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital 2010-2011 – Pediatrics/Obstetrics & Gynecology/General Surgery/Internal Medicine

Medical Doctor – Mercy Clinic – National Health Insurance – 2011-2014. Head Physician of Geriatric Medicine – clinical and research.

Medical Doctor – Self employed 2014

Medical Doctor – General Physician at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited 2015 – present

Medical Coordinator – PAHO/WHO and BTEC Caregiver Training – 2015

Certifications, Licenses & Awards:

USMLE Step 1 – December 2005 (United States Medical Licensing Examination)

USMLE Step 2 CS (Clinical Skills) – March 2006

USMLE Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge) – February 2007

Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate (United States ECFMG) March 2007

Medical Practitioner License in Belize General Physician – February 2011

Member of the National Committee of Geriatrics at the Mesoamerican Conference Mexico November 2013

Poster Prize Award at the 59th Annual CARPHA Health Research Conference May – 2014

Publications:

Loss of appetite and strength in the geriatric population: diagnostic symptoms for dengue Tropical Doctor. Volume 44 Issue 3, July 2014

Improving chronic patient compliance with medication using monthly blister packing (abstract) West Indian Medical Journal. Volume 63 (Supplement 2) Issue 79, May 2014

The Basics Principles of Caregiving – Training manual for Beltriade/BTEC.  March 2015

Professional Affiliations:

Belize Medical and Dental Association – 2009 – present

Portal of Geriatric Online Education – 2011 – present

Belize Alzheimer’s Association – 2014 (Founding Member)

Presentations:

Geriatrics & Mental Health – Guest lecturer at annual Mental Health Association – May 2012

Understanding Alzheimer’s – “The Clinical Aspect of Alzheimer’s Disease” – September 30th, 2013

Healthy Living – Public Service Announcement on local news network on Alzheimer’s – October 3rd, 2013

“Ageing in Belize” Documentary – National Council on Ageing. Medical Consultant.