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Abel Jesus Barragan-Berlanga, MD

(October, 2005-January, 2006) is a physician from Del. Tlalpan, Mexico and was pursuing a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion "Salvador Zubiran" at Mexico City. He obtained his medical degree from "Ignacio A. Santos" School of Medicine of the ITESM (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey) and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Hospital San Jose - Tecnologico de Monterrey, at Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. During his visit at WHO/PAHO center, he developed a curriculum for a geriatric medicine fellowship program in Mexico.

Posters

A.J. Barragan-Berlanga, O. Morey, L.F. Amador, L.M. Gutierrez-Robledo. "International Collaboration for Development of Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Curriculum"

News & Events

Dr. Rebeca Wong

UTMB researcher receives $3 million NIH grant on aging

Rebeca Wong, one of the nation's foremost experts on aging, has been awarded $3.03 million by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health to continue a groundbreaking study in Mexico. Wong will use the grant for a longitudinal aging study she and collaborators started in 2001... read full article

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