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educator , Medical researcher

Ricardo Uauy, Chilean medical researcher, educator. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Perinatal Medicine. National Institutes of Health grantee, 1987, 93. Fellow American Academy Pediatrics; member Society for Pediatric Research, American Society for Clinical Nutrition, Chilean Nutrition Society (past president), Latin American Pediatric Research Society.

Background

Uauy, Ricardo was born on December 29, 1948 in Santiago, Chile. Son of Nicolás A. and Olga I. (Dagach) University.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Chile, Santiago, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977.

Career

Associate professor University Chile, 1976-1981, professor, 1981-1984, since 1991, director Institute Nutrition, 1994. Associate professor Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1985-1991. Member NTSS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1989-1993.

Member protein-energy committee Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/World Health Organization/UNU, Rome, 1981. Member fats and oils committee Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations)/World Health Organization, Rome, 1993. Research in field.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Perinatal Medicine.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Pediatrics. Member Society for Pediatric Research, American Society for Clinical Nutrition, Chilean Nutrition Society (past president), Latin American Pediatric Research Society.

Connections

Married Teresa V. Valdivia, March 2, 1973. Children: Nicolás, Ricardo, Cristóbal.

father:
Nicolás A. University

mother:
Olga I. (Dagach) University

spouse:
Teresa V. Valdivia

children:
Nicolás Uauy

Ricardo Uauy

Cristóbal Uauy