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Cardiologist

Jose Antonio Velasco, Spanish, German cardiologist. Vice president Heart Friends Around the World, since 1994. Member International Society Cardiology (council cardiac rehabilitation 1980-1992), Spanish Society Cardiology, European Society Cardiology, Spanish Heart Foundation (board directors 1986-1990).

Background

Velasco, Jose Antonio was born on July 31, 1937 in Valencia, Spain. Son of Luis and Maria Teresa (Rami) Velasco.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Valencia, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Valencia, 1973.

Career

Intern Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Portaceli, Spain, 1962-1963. Resident Special Lungenklinik, Hemer, Federal Republic Germany, 1963-1964, Asthma Klinik, Lipspringe, Federal Republic Germany, 1964-1965, University Hospital, Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, 1965-1966. Assistant cardiology department Hospital General Valencia, 1967-1978, subordinate-chief, 1978-1986, chief, since 1987.

Temporary adviser World Health Organization, 1974-1978, rehabilitation adviser, 1984-1990.

Membership

Vice president Heart Friends Around the World, since 1994. Member International Society Cardiology (council cardiac rehabilitation 1980-1992), Spanish Society Cardiology, European Society Cardiology, Spanish Heart Foundation (board directors 1986-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, jogging, the arts.

Connections

Married Maria Isabel Grima, June 22, 1941. Children: Isabel, Luis, Jose A.

father:
Luis Velasco

mother:
Maria Teresa (Rami) Velasco

spouse:
Maria Isabel Grima

child:
Isabel Velasco

child:
Luis Velasco

child:
Jose A. Velasco