Jorge Eugenio Valdez García
Surgeon graduated from the Medical School of Medicine Tecnológico de Monterrey, also graduated from the Institute of Ophthalmology “Foundation Conde de Valenciana” UNAM, specialist in Ophthalmology and with subspecialty in Cornea and Refractive Surgery. He obtained the degree of Master in Arts in Medical Science at Boston University School of Medicine and winner of a scholarship in Cornea Research Fellowship, recently accepted in the Mexican Academy of Surgery. Currently: – Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Tecnológico de Monterrey. – Fellow of the Academia Mexicana de Cirugía Past Directive Positions: • Dean of the Health Science Division. • General Director for Health Quality and Education. Secretaria de Salud México • General Director for Health Planning and Development. Secretaria de Salud • Academic Dean of the Biotechnology and Health School • Academic Dean for the Medical School of the Tecnológico de Monterrey. Associate Professor (Tenure Track) in the departments of: 1. Ophthalmology Department. o Chair of Cornea and Refractive Surgery o Research Chair in Ophthalmology 2. Undergraduate Basic Science Department.. o Chair of History and Method of Medicine 3. Undergraduate Basic Medical Sciences Department. o Propedeutic Chair in Ophthalmology • Former Director of the Unit of Laser Treatment and Diagnosis in Ophthalmology of the Hospital San José Tec de Monterrey. • President of the Mexican Center of Cornea 2007-2008. • Former President of the College of Ophthalmology of Nuevo León 2005-2006. • Member of the Committee on Scientific Activities of the Mexican Society of Ophthalmology. • Director of the Journal AVANCES: Medical Science Magazine. • Member of the editorial board of the Journal of emetropia. • • Member of the executive committee of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology. • Member of the International committee of International Society of Refractive Surgery of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. • Member of the International committee of the Association of Research and Vision and Ophthalmology. Scientific Activity: He has published about 30 articles in indexed nationally and internationally, as well 50 abstracts of scientific papers. He is author of two books and coauthor in other 2 Acknowledgments: Biennial Prize in Ophthalmology Mexican Society of Ophthalmology-Puis, Mexican Health Foundation Project: Automated Morphometric Analysis of Contralateral Eye in Bullous Keratopathy Keratoplasty Award and Medal Premio a la Labor Docente y de Investigación Tecnológico de Monterrey 2007 Diploma and Prize.
Affiliation: Tecnologico de Monterrey, School of Medicine and Health Sciences