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Medical educator

Fernando Sanchez-Torres, Colombian Medical educator. Avocations: painting, music, reading. M C. Recipient Huesped Distinguido award Ayuntamiento, 1984. Member Academia Nacional de Medicina, Sociedad de Historia de la Medicina, Sociedad Colombiana de Obstetricia y Gin (president 1976), Club Medico (president 1988).

Background

Sanchez-Torres, Fernando was born on June 14, 1930 in Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia. Son of Luis and Carmen (Torres) Sanchez.

Education

Medico-cirujano, U. Nacional, Bogota, Colombia, 1954; gynaecologist, U. Nacional, Bogota, Colombia, 1959.

Career

Science director, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Bogota, 1973; science director, Instituto Materno-Infantil, Bogota, 1974-1976; dean faculty medicine, U. Nacional, Bogota, 1980-1982; director, rector, U. Nacional, Bogota, 1982-1984; president, Tribunal Nacional de Etica Medica, Bogota, 1985; president, Instituto Colombiano de Estudios Bioeticos, Bogota, since 1989. Consultant Pan American Health Organisation, Washington, 1971, Mexico City, 1976.

Achievements

  • Avocations: painting, music, reading. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sobre la Medicina y los Medicos, 1988, Alto Riesgo Obstetrico, 1988, Ciencia y Reproduccion Humana, 1991, Historia de la Ginecobstetrica en Colombia, 1993.

Membership

Member Academia Nacional de Medicina, Sociedad de Historia de la Medicina, Sociedad Colombiana de Obstetricia y Gin (president 1976), Club Medico (president 1988).

Connections

Married Yoheta Vargas, June 20, 1959;children: Clara Eugenia, Luisa Fernanda, Claudia, Ana Maria, Monica, Consuelo.

father:
Luis Sanchez

mother:
Carmen (Torres) Sanchez

spouse:
Yoheta Vargas

children:
Clara Eugenia Sanchez-Torres

Luisa Fernanda Sanchez-Torres

Claudia Sanchez-Torres

Ana Maria Sanchez-Torres

Monica Sanchez-Torres

Consuelo Sanchez-Torres