Founders Week Lecture - Dr. Fernando Martinez

Dr. Fernando Martinez
Wed, 11/15/2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
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Founders Week Lecture

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Speaker: Dr. Fernando Martinez, Director of the UA Health Sciences Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center, the Swift-McNear Professor of Pediatrics, the Chalfont/Moore Chair on Respiratory Medicine, Regents Professor and Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics - GIDP and BIO5 Institute
Location: DuVal Auditorium
When: Friday, November 15, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm

A light lunch will be served.

Fernando Martinez, MD, received his medical degrees from the University of Chile, Santiago and the University of Rome, Italy. He completed his residency in paediatrics at the University of Rome, specialising in paediatric pulmonology. He has been at the University of Arizona since 1987.

Dr Martinez is a member of the National, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Advisory Council and member of the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child.  He has been a member of the Board of Extramural Advisors of the NHLBI, and of the Pulmonary and Allergy Drug Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration. He was also a member of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program’s Expert Panel, which developed the last two versions of the NHLBI Guidelines for the Treatment of Asthma, and currently serves as a member of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Advisory Council.

Dr Martinez has written more than 250 journal articles, book chapters and editorials, and has lectured in over 50 countries across the world.

Event Location: 

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, DuVal Auditorium
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

Contact Info: 

Lupe Gastelum, (520) 626-0998 or lupeo@email.arizona.edu