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consultant , Parasitology educator

Jorge Antonio Guisantes-Del Barco, Uruguayan parasitology educator, consultant. Recipient 1st prize in human and animal mycology Spanish Association Mycology, 1990, 1st prize in medical research Academy Medical Scsi. Vitoria, 1994, International Prize "M. Cordero" in research on hydatidosis/echinococcosis, 1995.

Background

Barco, Jorge Antonio Guisantes-Del was born on January 22, 1943 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Son of Ovidio Guisantes-Ferrer and Marina (Del Barco) Guisantes.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Montevideo, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Medicine, Pamplona, Spain, 1979. Medical special in microbiology/parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Zaragoza, Spain, 1982.

Career

Associate researcher laboratory of parasite immunology University Hospital, Montevideo, 1973-1974. Associate researcher Latinoam. Center Perinatology and Human Development PAHO/World Health Organization, 1973-1974.

Consultant University Clinic University Navarra, Pamplona, 1977-1990, associate professor Faculty of Medicine, 1979-1990. Professor microbiology University Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain, 1990-1991, professor parasitology Spain, since 1991. Member Committee for Prevention and Control of Human Hydatid Disease in Navarra, Pamplona, 1986-1990.

Short-term consultant Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit, Tacuarembó, Uruguay, 1993, 94, 95.

Membership

Member International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Spanish Society Microbiology, Spanish Association for Hidatidology (foundation member, International prize 1983), Spanish Association Parasitologists.

Connections

Married Aura Pintos, December 14, 1971. Children: Eva, Isabel, Jorge-Rafael, Marina.

father:
Ovidio Guisantes-Ferrer Guisantes

mother:
Marina (Del Barco) Guisantes

spouse:
Aura Pintos

child:
Eva Barco

child:
Isabel Barco

child:
Jorge-Rafael Barco

child:
Marina Barco