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Manuel Martínez Báez

Manuel MARTÍNEZ BÁEZ, Mexican physician. Decoration: Officier d’Académie, France. Member Academy Nacional de Medicina (president, 1941-1942), Society Mexicana de Historia Natural, Society Mexicana de Geografía y Estadística, Academy Colombiana de Ciencias Matemáticas, Físicas y Naturales (Bogotá), American Association of Parasitologists, American Association of Clinical Pathologists, American Association of Tropical Medical, New York Academy

Background

  • Martínez Báez, Manuel was born on September 26, 1894 in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. Brother of Antonio Martínez Báez, Secretary of Industry and Commerce, 1948-1952. Son of Dr. Manuel Martinez Solorzano, Deputy to the Constitutional Congress, 1916-1917.

    And Francisca Báez.

  • Education

    • Primary studies in Morelia. Preparatory studies at the Colegio de San Nicolás, Morelia, 1911. Medical degree from the Medical School, Morelia, January 2, 1916.

      Graduate studies in malaria at the University of Paris, 1934. Professor of Histology, Anatomy, and Pathology at the University of Michoacán, Morelia, 1922-1925. Secretary General of the University of Michoacán, 1922-1924.

      Rector of the University of Michoacán, 1924-1925. Lab assistant in the School of Medicine, University of Paris, 1933-1934. Special studies in tropical diseases, Department of Public Health.

      Professor of Natural and Physical Sciences, National Teachers College, 1917-1920. Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, National School of Medicine, National Autonomous University, 1925-1932. Professor of Parasitology, National Autonomous University, 1933-1940.

    Career

    • Head of the Department of Publicity and Hygenic Education, Department of Public Health, 1926. First Director of the Institute of Tropical Diseases, Secretariat of Public Health, 1939, 1942-1943, 1952-1958. Director General of Epidemiology, Secretariat of Public Health, 1941-1942.

      Supervisory official, Secretariat of Health, 1943. Subsecretary of Health, 1943-1946. Ambassador to UNESCO, 1946-1947.

      Author of many articles on tropical diseases. Member of the National College, since 1955. President of the Mexican Academy of Medicine, 1940-1941.

      Member of the Seminar of Mexican Culture, since 1949.

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Membership

    Member Academy Nacional de Medicina (president, 1941-1942), Society Mexicana de Historia Natural, Society Mexicana de Geografía y Estadística, Academy Colombiana de Ciencias Matemáticas, Físicas y Naturales (Bogotá), American Association of Parasitologists, American Association of Clinical Pathologists, American Association of Tropical Medical, New York Academy, of Medical.

    Connections

    • Spouse Aurora Palomo González.
    • father: Manuel Martinez Solórzano
    • mother: Francisca Báez
    • spouse: Aurora Palomo González
    • children: José Manuel MARTÍNEZ BÁEZ
    • Adolfo MARTÍNEZ BÁEZ
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