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Ophthalmologist , Medical educator

José L. Munoa, Spanish ophthalmologist, medical educator. Recipient First prize Jorn. International Cine Medico, 1971, Gold Hipocrates award Stampa Medica, 1984. Fellow International College Surgeons, Royal College Ophthalmologists; member Sociedad Española Oftalmologia (Premio Arruga 1965), Premio Castroveijo, Societe Française D'Ophtalmologie, American Academy Ophthalmology, Sociedad Española Historia de la Medicina.

Background

Munoa, José L. was born on February 14, 1926 in San Sebastian, Spain. Son of Claudio and Purificacion (Roiz) Munoa.

Education

Degree in medicine, University Complutense, Madrid, 1951. Doctor of Medicine, University Salamanca, 1964.

Career

Resident in ophthalmology Hospital Clinic University San Carlos, Madrid, 1951-1954, St. Clare's Hospital, New York City, 1955-1956. Private practice ophthalmology Policlinica Guipuzcoa, San Sebastian, since 1958. Chief surgeon department ophthalmology Hospital Cruz Roja Espanola, Spain, 1970-1975.

Head department ophthalmology Hospital Nova Scotia Aranzazu, 1975-1985. Professor ophthalmology University Basque Country, 1977-1991, professor history of medicine, 1977-1987, professor medical ethics, deontology, 1990-1995, emeritus professor, since 1995.

Membership

Fellow International College Surgeons, Royal College Ophthalmologists. Member Sociedad Española Oftalmologia (Premio Arruga 1965), Premio Castroveijo, Societe Française D'Ophtalmologie, American Academy Ophthalmology, Sociedad Española Historia de la Medicina.

Connections

Married Maria P. Salvador. Children: Laura, Nelida.

father:
Claudio Munoa

mother:
Purificacion (Roiz) Munoa

spouse:
Maria P. Salvador

child:
Laura Munoa

child:
Nelida Munoa