QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor inPremedicine, University of Panama, 1960. Doctor in Medicine, University of Panama, 1964; Master of Science and Hygiene (Microbiology), Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; ECFMG Certificate No. 74952, 1960; numerous courses and seminars for updating knowledge locally and internationally over the years.
ACADEMIC, ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Dr Martin is curently President of the Board of Directors, Universidad Popular de Desarrollo Sostenible de Las Americas;President/Rectora, Instituto Superior Internacional de Intercambio Tecnologico y Capacitacion. She is the first woman and African Descendant to be elected as Dean of the Faculty of Medicne, University of Panama. For many years she served in the follwing capaacities: Full Professor, Medical Microbiology and Chairperson of the Department of Microbiology, University of Panama; University representative on Interinstitutional Commission (Ministry of Health) for Teaching-Research-Service; President, Interinstitutional Commission on Certification in Medicine; and Consultant in Bacteriology, Social Security Hospital, Panama. Research interests: Aflatoxins in food; sickbuilding syndrome/microbiological indoor air quality; epidemiology of cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis and paracoccidioidomycosis in Panama.Over 85 scientific publications.Private practice, San Fernando Clinic, Panama.Recipient of national and international awards.
NGO/COMMUNITYEXPERIENCE:Directed and participated in health fairs for the community; radio and TV programs/panels on health; newspaper publications on health;gave lectures in meetings for youth, for women; member of Institute for Women.
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