Noticias y eventos
An Interview with Dr. Henry X. Nieves Díaz, MD, DABFM: A Journey from UAG to Addiction Medicine Fellowship
Research Day Spring 2024 | UAG School of Medicine
UAG Alumni Omar Mahfouz, MD, named Physician of the Year by Abrazo Scottsdale Hospital
As part of UAG’s commitment to Puerto Rico, Dr. Aristides Colón met with our Dean Kashif Ahmad to strengthen ties and address the challenges that our future doctors will face in Puerto Rico.
Dr. Aristides Colón Peña’s Keynote Address at the UAG Premed Advisors Summit: Let’s Make Doctors 2024
UAG Med Student Takes Center Stage at World Congress 2024
UAG Alumni Chad Kingsley Officially Becomes District Health Officer in Washoe County
Surgical practice joins Stony Brook Medicine physician network
Lazaro Cherem, MD, the Experienced Nephrologist with a Multifaceted Approach
Graduates from the UAG Alumni Puerto Rico Chapter visit the UAG
Celebrating Success: UAG School of Medicine IMGs Match on Match Day 2024

UAG Alumni Sheva Khalafbeigi, MD, a Dermatopathologist with Inform Diagnostic
Dr. Deborah Arús’ Impact on Puerto Rican Healthcare
LEGACY: Sibling Edition - Barsoum Legacy
Jorge A. Serna, MD, PA-C, a Certified Physician Assistant with Clinica Medica Teocali Inc.
More than 150 students from the United States and Puerto Rico completed their medical studies and celebrated their graduation from the UAG School of Medicine.
Dr. Gregorio Antonio Cortes-Maisonet, UAG Alumni from the International Program, and six exceptional graduates honored by Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
UAG celebrated Dr. Gregorio Cortés Maisonet and six outstanding graduates from its international program for their exceptional achievements.
UAG Alumni Dr. Jose L. Cruz Melendez: A Distinguished Pediatrician Nurturing Health in Puerto Rico
Explore Dr. Jose L. Cruz Melendez's journey from UAG student to a distinguished pediatrician nurturing health in Puerto Rico.
Next Gen Inspiration: UAG’s Koziel and Berliner
UAG Alumni PR Chapter’s Fourth Meeting and Dinner: A Night of Reunion and Celebration
The UAG Alumni PR Chapter's Fourth Meeting and Dinner was a night of reunion and celebration, showcasing the enduring spirit of the UAG community.
Reviving Pediatric Emergency Care: Gogo Pediatric Institute’s Exciting Comeback in Ponce
The Gogo Pediatric Institute in Ponce is set to make an exciting comeback, reviving pediatric emergency care in the region.
Dr. Neil Berliner: A Multifaceted Journey from Psychiatry to Comedy
Explore Dr. Neil Berliner's journey from a student at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine to a distinguished psychiatrist and comedian.
Dr Gregory Marra: Excellence Beacon at UAG
Dr. Julie Ann Harrigan: A Journey of Excellence from UAG to Healthcare Leadership
Explore Dr. Julie Ann Harrigan's journey from a UAG student to a distinguished family physician and healthcare administrator.
Dr Vega III Remarkable Journey from UAG to Medicine
UAG School of Medicine Celebrates Dr. Marianne LaBarbera’s Remarkable Achievements
UAG alumni Dr. Marianne LaBarbera will be honored for her exceptional contributions to the field of medicine at the RUMC gala in New York.
Meet Our UAG Alumni: Dr. Colin Sanner’s Journey in Neurology
Explore Dr. Colin Sanner's journey from a student at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine to an accomplished neurologist.
Dr Trabals’ Healthcare Milestone at UAG
Ridgecrest Regional Hospital is thrilled to welcome the newest addition to their healthcare team, UAG Alumni Dr. Robert Schatz
UAG alumni Dr. Robert Schatz has joined the cardiology department at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, providing full-time outpatient cardiac care to patients.
Strengthening Bonds: UAG-SOM Team Reconnects with Alumni in Chicago
The UAG School of Medicine team reconnected with alumni Dr. Gary Forcier and Dr. Brenda Perez for an event at Insight Hospital in Chicago.
Dr Rodriguez Sosa Returns to Laredo
Life-Saving Lung Procedure: Patient Gratitude
Meet Gladys Laroche, MD, FAAP: A Dedicated Pediatrician at NYC
Dr. Laroche's commitment to advancing child health through her affiliations and extensive training exemplifies her excellence in the field of pediatrics.
Dr. John Bragan: A Distinguished UAG Alumni and Accomplished Emergency Physician in Texas
Dr. John F. Bragan, a standout UAG School of Medicine alumnus, has carved a distinguished career in emergency medicine, marked by expertise and excellence.
Victor Salcedo: A Compassionate Pulmonologist and UAG School of Medicine Alumni
Meet Victor Salcedo, an esteemed UAG School of Medicine alumnus, making a significant impact on healthcare in Texas.
UAG Inaugurates Innovative Laboratories for the Development of Medical Devices
UAG launches advanced Medical Device Labs with the Government of Jalisco and Biomedical Engineering Cluster, fostering biomedical innovation.

Get to know Dr. Valentin, a Distinguished Alumni of the UAG School of Medicine and Guest Speaker for the Class of 2027
Dr. María de los Ángeles Valentín Mari, a graduate of the UAG School of Medicine, was the first in her family to choose this profession.  
Salvatore J. Dellacona, MD, FACEP: UAG Alumni and Emergency Physician in Private Practice
Meet UAG School of Medicine alumni, Dr. Salvatore J. Dellacona, an established emergency physician in private practice.
Jessica Baik: UAG Alumni Graduates alongside 10 Accomplished Peers from MVHS
Eleven doctors recently graduated from the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Alexander Sabre: Distinguished UAG Graduate and Accomplished Obstetrician in Arizona
The UAG graduate currently stands out as one of the best in his field in Phoenix, Arizona, and his great passion sets him apart.
Introducing Dr. Luis A. Barranco Santana, MD: Anesthesiologist at Dulces Sueños, LLC within Hospital Metropolitano Dr. Pila
Discover the Expertise of Dr. Luis A Barranco Santana, an Anesthesiologist Serving Patients in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Dr. González Vega fulfills a dream by returning to San Salvador representing Puerto Rico
The sports medicine specialist makes her debut in those realms in the same place where she swam and won medals for Puerto Rico in 2002.
Celebrating the Graduation of a New Generation of International Medicine Program Doctors at UAG School of Medicine
UAG School of Medicine celebrates the graduation of a new generation of international medicine program doctors. Join us in their success story. 
Montville Township BOE Member Dr. Karen Cortellino Elected President of the New Jersey School Boards Association
Dr. Karen Cortellino has been elected president of the NJ School Boards Association, pledging top-notch education for every child in New Jersey's schools.
Dr. Robert A. Graebe: A Journey of Medical Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Explore Dr. Graebe's impressive journey in obstetrics and gynecology as he shares his achievements in medical education and contributions to the field.
EliteCare Welcomes New Doctor, Francisco Hernandez Mendez, MD.
Introducing Francisco Hernandez Mendez, M.D., a bilingual Family Medicine physician, now practicing at EliteCare Health Centers in Homosassa.
Insights from an UAG Alumni: A Conversation with Nnamdi Orakpo, Recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Dr. Nnamdi Orakpo, a distinguished sleep medicine physician and UAG alumni, shares his expertise and insights on sleep health in an interview with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Jorge Martnez Trabal: The Puerto Rican Vascular Surgeon Revolutionizing Blood Clot Treatment with the Hybrid Venous Thrombectomy Procedure

Dr. Jorge Martnez Trabal, a UAG graduate and a well-known vascular surgeon in Puerto Rico.

Advancing Critical Care: Meet Dr. Christopher Burdick, MD, an Intensivist and Neurocritical Care Physician with Texas IPS - Intensivist, Pulmonary-Sleep Medicine
Get to know Intensivist & Neurocritical Care Physician Dr. Christopher Burdick, who serves patients in San Antonio, Texas.
Get to Know Dr. Jaime R. Gierbolini, MD, a Trailblazing Neurologist with BayCare Medical Group Primary Care

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Jaime R. Gierbolini, who serves patients in Riverview, Florida.

The Accomplished Oncologist, Dr. Julio A. Peguero: Director of Research at Oncology Consultants and Affiliated with Top Houston Hospitals
Dr. Peguero is an accomplished oncologist currently serving as the Director of Research at Oncology Consultants. 
Meet UAG Alumni Dr. Anthony Perella: Critical Care/Intensivist at Rockledge Regional Medical Center
Dr. Perella is a critical care/intensivist in the intensive care unit at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. 
Dr. Nestor Gerardo Astorga: Specialist in Internal Medicine Practicing in Weslaco, Texas
Meet Nestor Gerardo Astorga, an internal medicine practicing in Welasco, Texas!
Dr. James T. D’Olimpio: From Boston to Guadalajara and Back Again
During my time in Guadalajara in the 70s, I learned a new language and had the opportunity to experience a new culture while having an incredible time.
Meet UAG Alumni, Angel Luis Soto, MD, a General Practitioner with Wellness Alliance

Dr. Angel Luis Soto is a general practitioner serving patients in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. 
Meet UAG Alumni, Paul Dionisopoulos, MD, an Emergency Physician from Rhode Island

 Dr. Dionisopoulos is an emergency physician whose main focus at present is addiction medicine. 
Clinica Sierra Vista appoints UAG alumni as permanent CEO
Kern's largest chain of community health clinics has promoted its former chief medical officer to become permanent CEO, seven months after the nonprofit named her to the job on an interim basis.
Valley Medical Group Welcomes Chair of Primary and Urgent Care Services and Medical Director of Quality, UAG Alumni Ivannette Juarbe-Ramos, MD

Valley Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Ivannette Juarbe-Ramos, MD, as Chair of Primary and Urgent Care Services and Medical Director of Quality for Valley Medical Group. 
Meet UAG Alumni Kiri P. Brandy, MD, a General Surgeon with St. Lawrence Surgery

Learn about General Surgeon Dr. Kiri P. Brandy, who serves patients throughout the State of New York.


UAG Alumni Michelle LaRue believes the right to good health should not depend on a person’s income
She studied biology at Pennsylvania State University and medicine at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara and interned for a year in New York.
Meet Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, an Orthopedic Surgeon with the Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jose J. Monsivais, who serves patients in El Paso, Texas.

UAG Alumni David M. Williams, MD is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

UAG alumni David M. Williams, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who for his notable contributions to healthcare at Southside Medical Center.

Meet UAG Alumni Dr. Tamarah M. Manning!
Dr. Manning has over 38 years of experience in the OB/GYN field.
UAG Alumni settling in as Mohave County Health Director
He’s only been in his high-profile job for 60 days, but Dr. Chad Kingsley has kept up a hectic pace as Mohave County’s new director of public health.
Parkinson’s Society adds UAG Alumni to Board of Directors

Upstate Parkinson’s Society (UPS) has announced that Kathleen V. Woschkolup, M.D., has accepted a position on its board of directors as medical director and vice chair.

This UAG Alumni OBGYN helped deliver a baby as Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico!
'We, as women, take care of basically everything and everybody.'
Decreased Mobility and Pain in Patients Inspire UAG Alumni Dr. Lionel Lazaro’s Business

The orthopedic surgeon seeks to improve the quality of life of patients in Puerto Rico with the latest advances in hip reconstruction treatments.

UAG Alumni Dr. Yaritza Arriaga-O’Neill joins Haute Beauty Network as an Emergency Medicine Expert Representing Davenport, FL.
Yaritza Arriaga-O'Neill, MD, FAAEM, is a highly skilled physician with a passion for delivering top-quality, personalized care.
Meet South Florida’s Medical Experts 2022: UAG Alumni Julián Abruña, MD
Dr. Julián Abruña is a primary care physician at FAU Medicine in Boca Raton.
Cardiac Merger: Dr. Fred Talarico to Head Up Cardiac Services at Mohawk Valley Health System
A well known Mohawk Valley Cardiologist is leaving private practice and merging with Mohawk Valley Health System.

Interview with Ofer "Avi" Werthaim, MD, an Old Bridge Primary Care Doctor Fluent in Three Languages

Ofer “Avi” Werthaim, M.D., embraces the belief that it’s better to take care of a small problem before it becomes a big one.

First-ever Latin Leadership and Personal Development Global Summit features two speakers from the South Side

The Latin Leadership and Personal Development Global Summit is headed to San Antonio on September 3. 
Former County Health Commissioner Gets VP Role With Hospital Network
Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein has been named Catholic Health's chief public and community health officer.
Meet Miguel Pagan Velez, MD, an Internist in Private Practice
Learn about Dr. Miguel Pagan Velez, an intrnist in Caguas, Puerto Rico. 
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara held the first Texas Alumni Event in San Antonio
After what have been tumultuous years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first Texas Alumni event for Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara was held. 
Meet Family Physician Dr. Darlene Espinosa, who serves patients in Rancho Cucamonga, California!

Get to know Family Physician Dr. Darlene Espinosa, who serves patients in Rancho Cucamonga, California.


F. Clark Cantrell Jr., MD, a Pediatrician with Summit Pediatrics
Get to know Pediatrician Dr. F. Clark Cantrell Jr., who serves patients in Marietta, Georgia.
Community Medical Center Welcomes Gerardo Chiricolo, MD, FACEP, as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine

We are proud to announce the addition of Gerardo Chiricolo, MD, FACEP, to the Community Medical Center team, part of RWJBarnabas Health. Dr. Chiricolo will serve as the Chairman of...


The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Katia Lugo, MD, as “Best in Medicine”
 The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Katia Lugo, MD, as “Best in Medicine” in recognition of her contributions and achievements. Having spent 11 years working in the hea...
New York City, New York Nov 2, 2021 ( – Recognized as a caring and compassionate pediatrician, Dr. Ivker is affiliated with Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Physician Partners Ped...
Global Health Narratives Interview Series: Meet Dr. Ann Marie Nelson
Ann Marie Nelson, MD has been a long-time hero of mine from afar. If you don’t know who she is and what she has done, then after reading this interview – you will see why! She is brilliant, sel...
A heart’s desire: Cameron County welcomes its only female cardiologist
Dr. Danielle Stone: From nurturing seniors to specializing in hearts, she's now Cameron County's sole female cardiologist, elevating care at South Heart Clinic and Harlingen Medical Center.

Get to know Physiatrist Dr. Javier A. Placer, who serves patients throughout the State of Florida.
Javier A. Placer, MD, a Physiatrist with The Spine and Scoliosis Center and with Specialized Rehabilitation Physicians Group(The Magazine Plus Editorial):- New York City, Aug 20, 2020 (Issuewire....
Oncology Expert Dr. Cassandra Matney Joins Global CRO
DURHAM, N.C., August 3, 2020 — Premier Research continues to build its oncology expertise with the addition of Cassandra Matney, M.D., as Senior Medical Director. Matney joins a diversely...
Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola selected by Mexican Embassy to Receive Prestigious Ohtli Award
 Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the 2020 recipient of the Ohtli Award one of the highest civil honors that the Mexican government bestows to those who have given assistan...
Healthcare hometown hero: Boca internal medicine physician works through COVID-19 pandemic
By: David DiPinoContributing WriterFrom a primary care perspective, Dr. Raul Perez-Vazquez is providing treatment for a long list of common ailments during COVID-19 in his Boca office.Dr. Per...
Julisa Paredes, MD, a Pediatrician with NeoMed Center Trujillo Alto
July 23, 2020(YourDigitalWall Editorial):- New York City, Jul 22, 2020 ( – Trusted pediatrician, Dr. Paredes, sees patients at NeoMed Center Trujillo Alto in Puerto Rico...
Get to know Rheumatologist Dr. Edward C. Allegra II, who serves patients throughout the State of New Jersey
 May 13, 2020 issuewireEdward C. Allegra II, MD, FACR, a Rheumatologist with Allegra Arthritis Associates, PC / Hackensack Meridian Health(Spin Digit Editorial):- New York City, May 13,...
Alejandro Alva, MD, a Psychiatrist with Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists
March 12, 2020Get to knowPsychiatrist Dr. Alejandro Alva, who serves patients throughout the State ofCalifornia.(The MagazinePlus Editorial):- New York City, Mar 11, 2020 (
Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, an Orthopedic Surgeon with The Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso
 January 8, 2020 issuewireGet to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jose J. Monsivais, who serves patients in El Paso, Texas.(Spin Digit Editorial):- New York City, Jan 8, 2020 ( ...
UAG School of Medicine 2019-01 Graduation Live cast!
Graduation day @uagschoolofmedicineDon’t miss out, you can watch it live here! More...
Tanner Walsh, M.D., Became A Staff Pediatrician At Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Crozer-Keystone Health System added five physicians to its pediatrics roster this year, significantly expanding the department’s service to the community.Tanner Walsh, M.D., became a staff pedia...
Graduation Ceremony International Medical Program UAG Class 2018-02
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We want to Congratulate to our UAG School of Dentistry graduate, Dr. Vincent Graves
Congratulations to our UAG Alumni Doctor Hector Del Castillo.
Baby doctor at Memorial Hermann celebrates last of more than 9,000 deliveriesHe will still practice medicine serving women as a gynecologist. However, he delivered his final child Wednesday morn...
Before Retiring, Dr. Stephen Thorn Will Deliver Baby To Mom, Dad He Delivered More Than 20 Years Ago.
MASON CITY  Dr. Stephen Thorn has helped deliver more than 7,000 babies as a obstetrician and gynecologist.But in roughly a half-hour interview with the Globe Gazette, he made sure to credit t...
General Announcement
General AnnouncementGraduates of the International Program of Medicine General Knowledge Exam (Examen Profesional)July 20, 2018 The next General Exam of Knowledge (Examen Profesional)...
UAG Welcomed New Students To The School Of Medicine International Program
During the orientation week, all students participated in the white coat ceremony in which the students received their white coat that symbolizes the beginning of their medical career. Furthermore, ...
Dr. Leigh S Galatzan Medical Director Of Round Rock, Texas Facility
First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Dr. Leigh S. Galatzan, as the Medical Director of its new Round Rock facility...
Help Others Live A Good And Healthy Life
Dr. Allen Alvarez works with a simple guiding mission – help others live a good and healthy life. His practice is unique because he is a board-certified general surgeon fellowship-trained in minim...


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