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Gabriela D. Kaplan is a distinguished diagnostic radiologist specializing in neuroradiology and imaging. Born in Quito, Ecuador, Gabriela attended the Colegio Americano in the city of her birth. During her formative years, she studied piano under the tutelage of Francoise Lambert, Countess of LaPorte at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Quito. Mme. Lambert had been invited by Ecuador’s government to teach there after winning the First Prize in the piano competition at the Paris conservatory of Music in France. Following this musical education, Gabriela was awarded a scholarship to study at Whittier College in California, U.S.A., where she earned her Bachelor of Art’s degree. Later, Gabriela graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico with a doctorate in medicine. There, during her final three years, she was elected Medical School Class President. She then completed her internship with the New Jersey School of Medicine. Following this, she pursued residencies in surgery and radiology at New York City's Lenox...
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  Scot LeTellier, MD, joined the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center team. LeTellier earned his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico, completed his internal medicine residency at Staten Island University in Staten Island, New York, and completed his hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. LeTellier’s goal is to offer the most up-to-date medical knowledge, as well as emotional support, to all patients. He values opportunities for participation in clinical trials. His research has focused on acute leukemia. Outside of the clinical setting, Dr. LeTellier enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. They can often be found on playgrounds, soccer fields and hiking trails. source: bbjtoday.com www.peacehealth.org
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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 the people he works with every day at Mercy Medical Center—North Iowa. That includes six other doctors, two advanced practice providers and multiple other nurses who help treat his patients with the utmost care. "The positiveness in this hospital, there's something you can't put your finger on," Thorn, 69, said. "That's the way it, the kindness. Even people who follow me here from Minnesota ... everybody was like 'Wow, now I know why you're here.'" Thorn spent more than 20 years as a doctor in Albert Lea before Phil Lee, a physician at Mercy, finally convinced him to move to Mason City. He's been here since 2012, and has been amazed by the nurses and doctors from the day he started. Communication is key, Thorn said. "That's...
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The first graduating class from the UAG School of Medicine four-year international program was named after Dr. William De La Pena By Sean Burrows January 19, 2018 (Newswire.net -- January 18, 2018) -- The Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine just held commencement ceremonies for their first graduates of their new four year program. Many may wonder why this would be considered news at all since most medical programs in the United States are four years. But this isn’t about a medical school in the United States, nor do they produce doctors like most schools in the United States produce. UAG alumni and advisory board member, Dr. William De La Pena explains, “There is an acute shortage of doctors that are both bilingual and bicultural here in the U.S. Being able to speak a second language isn’t enough, so seeing how medicine is practiced in other countries is a valuable asset to our communities. We need more family practitioners with this cultural understanding.”...
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