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FINKELSTEIN, Dr SILVIO was born on February 2, 1934 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Colegio Nacional Number 1, Argentina, 1947-1951, B. University of Buenos Aires, 1952-1958 Doctor ol Medicine. Ohio State University, United States of America, 1963-1965, Master of Science.

Spoken languages: English, French, Spanish.


Chief, Aviation Medical Section, Air Navigation Bureau(s), International Civil Aviation Organization since 1970. Senior Staff Scientist, Department of Aerospace Medical, Lovelace Foundation for Medical Education & Rch, United States of America. Resident & Senior Assistant Resident, Department of Aerospace Medical, Ohio State University, United States of America.

Aviation Medical Special, Civil Aviation Air Base, Argentina.


Member: International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine (past Director, present First Vice President). Aerospace Medical Association (Fellow, past Vice President). Latin American Association of Aviation Medicine (past President).

Civil Aviation Medical Association (past President).


  • Other Interests

    International aviation medical standards. Studies on human performance in aviation. Interactions between human beings, machines, environments in context of civil aviation.

    Ageing of flight crew. Effects of jet-lag on crew members and passengers. Studies of the evolution & sociological aspects of tango music, travelling through the developing world, trans-cultural differences & similarities.


Spouse Olga C, National of Argentina.

Olga C