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President  -     

Prof. Dr. Gustavo Zubieta-Calleja

Director of the Instituto Pulmonar y Patología en la Altura IPPA de la ciudad de La Paz, BOLIVIA.
May 1985-to Date: Principal physician in charge of initial consultations of residents and foreign visitors to La Paz, Bolivia. Also doing research in physiology and pathophysiology of high altitude in the pulmonary department. IAMAT (INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO TRAVELLERS) certified physician. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal "HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY" Invited Editorial reviewer at WILDERNESS AND ENVIROMENTAL MEDICINE.Member of the Children at high altitude: an international consensus statement by an ad hoc committee of the International Society for Mountain Medicine. Member of the International consensus statement on chronic and subacute high altitude diseases. Collaboration with Prof. Poul-Erik Paulev, attending invitations to speak in different medical centers and Academy of Sciences in Europe and Latin America. Participating in research at Glostrup Hospital. Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Zubieta University. Creator of the Poul-Erik Paulev High Altitude Diving LaboratoryOrganizer and Scientific Committee: II Symposium on the effect of Chronic Hypoxia on Diseases at High Altitude. Scientific Chairman of the First World Congress on High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. President of the 3rd,5th and 6th Chronic Hypoxia Symposium. Book: High Altitude Pathology at 1200 ft., Imprenta Publicidad PAPIRO, La Paz-BOLIVIA, 1989. Chapter in a Book: “Facts that Prove that Adaptation to Life at Extreme Altitude (8848m) is Possible” Adaptation Biology and Medicine: Health Potentials. Volume 5, 2007. Editors, L.Lukyanova, N. Takeda and P.K. Singal. Narossa Publishing House. New Delhi, India. Co-organizer, secretary and founder of the FIRST WORLD CONGRESS ON HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE AND PHYSIOLOGY in La Paz, Bolivia 1994. Organizer and speaker of the FIRST COURSE ON HIGH ALTITUDE PATHOLOGY in La Paz, Bolivia 1991. Invited speaker to the THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE in Xining, Quingai, People's Republic of China. Invited speaker to the SECOND WORLD CONGRESS ON HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE AND PHYSIOLOGY in Cusco, Perú. 1996. Invited to the CONGRESS OF PHYSIOPATHOLOGY in Kiev, Ukraine. Invited speaker to the THIRD WORLD CONGRESS OF MOUNTAIN MEDICINE AND HIGH ALTITUDE PHYSIOLOGY AND THE 18TH JAPANESE SYMPOSIUM ON MOUNTAIN MEDICINE in Matsumoto, Japan 1998. Invited to the "bodas de Platino" de la FEDERACION VASCA DE MONTAÑA, en San Sebastian, España, Oct 1999.Invited speaker to the 3RD UKRANIAN CONGRESS OF PATHOPHYSIOLOGISTS in Odessa Ukraine, May 2000 Invited speaker to the BERLIN FREI UNIVERSITY FISIOLOGY CONFERENCE in 2005. Invited speaker to the 6TH WORLD CONGRESS ON MOUNTAIN MEDICINE AND PHYSIOLOGY in Xining, Quingai, Peoples Republic of China and Lhasa, Tibet. 2004. Invited speaker to the VIII WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR ADAPTIVE MEDICINE (ISAM), June 21-24, 2006. Invited speaker to the course ACID-BASE in Vejle, Denmark, 2005. Invited to a seminar Seminar at the Centre for Cardiovascular Research Czech Republic.Invited to the conference Advances in Pneumology at the University of Opole, 2004. Invited to the conference Advances in Pneumology at the University of Opole, 2005.Adaptation of the highlanders retina to Sea Level and its application to the treatment of Diabetes. Joint research at the Glostrup Hospital under the direction of Prof. Michael Larsen and in collaboration with Peter Kofoed.Software programming in BASIC, CLIPPER, QBASIC, HTML, PHP. Proficient in WINDOWS and LINUX environments. Development of medical databases fot the High Altitude Pathology Institute, with on-line analog digital sampling since 1981 up to date. Hardware development of multiple respiratory equipment, spirometers, Exercise ergometry on treadmill, Electrocardiographic and vectocardiographic equipment. Electrophoresis equipment, Computarization of Photometers, Timers, analog-digital converters, Solenoid valve application, automatized sample coloration, Monitor development and adaptation of transducers for pressure, temperature and oxygen and pressure sensing. Development and construction of a computerized Hyperoxic/Hypoxic adaptation chamber, and the Chacaltaya High Altitude Pyramid laboratory located at 5300 m. Co-organizer of the Soccer game played on the summit of Mount Sajama in 2001 at 6542 m. Electrical engineering installation, computer cable links, setting up of Hubs and Channels of the building of the Zubieta Unviersity.Website development of the High Altitude Pathology Institute in La Paz, Bolivia http://altitudeclinic.com and www.zuniv.net.Designer and constructor of the Chacaltaya Pyramid Laboratory at 5300 m

      

 

Past- President (Deceased)  -  Rector   

Prof. Dr. Gustavo Zubieta-Castillo

Director of the Instituto de Patología de la Altura Clínica IPPA de la ciudad de La Paz, BOLIVIA. Miembro de numero de la ACADEMIA  NACIONAL DE CIENCIAS DE BOLIVIA.  Miembro de número de la ACADEMIA BOLIVIANA DE LA LENGUA CORRESPONDIENTE DE LA REAL ESPAÑOLA. Professor of Universidad Mayor de San Andres over 25 years. Ayudante de Fisiología, año 1949. Jefe de trabajos prácticos, año 1952. Profesor Interino de Fisiología de la Facultad de
Odontología, año 1954.  Profesor Interino de la Facultad de Medicina, año 1954.   Profesor Titular de la Cátedra de Fisiología de Medicina, año 1955.  Profesor Titular y FUNDADOR de la Cátedra de Fisiología y Anatomía Comparadas de la Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, año 1955.  Fundador del Instituto de Patología de la Altura, año 1970. .-   Estudios de Bioquímica para personal selecto de Latinoamérica en el curso de Post-graduados de la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de Tulane USA 1964. Curso sobre:  "Selected Topics in Modern Biochemistry", en Houston, Texas, septiembre de 1964, dictado por siete Premios Nobel en Medicina. W:M: Stanley, Severo Ochoa, F.H. Crompton Crick, Arthur Kornberg, H:A: Krebs, (George H. Mahon), Vivent Du Vigneaud, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi.  Research Fellow (miembro investigador) del National Institute of Health, en el Departamento de Fisiopatología Pulmonar de la escuela de Medicina de Tulane, USA. Visiting Profesor de la Escuela de Medicina de Tulane Dr. Gustavo Zubieta Castillo, Invitado de la Universidad de DALHOUSE para dictar conferencias sobre fisiología de la Altura,   Halifax, CANADA.Post-Graduate Course on "PULMONARY FUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASE". Jefe del Servicio Médico C:N:S:S: Sección Fisiopatología del Hospital Obrero (Memorandum No. 447/58).  Fisiólogo del Hospital Militar de La Paz.  Jefe de Servicios de la C.N.S.S.  En misión de Coordinador Médico en el Servicio de Fisiopatología del INSO. President of the First World Congress on High Altitude Medicine and Physiology. President of the 1st and 2nd Chronic Hypoxia Symposium.

      

 

Past Vice- President  -  Vice-Rector   

Jorge R. Asín Capriles.
Graduado en Historia y Desarrollo Economico Maestría, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Maestria, Manejo de Puertos y Bahias, Universidad de Anveres. Doctorado (sin tesis), Univ. de Anveres. Doctorado en Humanidades y Educación (en Progreso, Univ. de San Andres, La Paz). Diplomados: Mercados Internacionales, IMI; Harvard University Campus. International Manpower Institute, Wash., D.C., Eco Development. Trabajo: Consultor en USA, Asia, Africa, y casi todos los paises de America Latina. Gerente de Division de Proyectos de Desarrollo Internacional para International Business Systems, Wash, D.C. Gerente de Proyectos de Energia: Estudios Economicos y otros para Energy Systems International, Wash., D.C. Professor a tiempo parcial: USDA, Graduate Program. Benjamin Franklin Univ., Wash., D.C. University of Idaho. Dept of Commerce, US- Trabajo en Bolivia: Catedrático: Post-Grado: Academia Diplomatica (Maestria) Univ de La Salle. Universidad Privada Boliviana. Univ. Católica. Director de tres programas de TV: Rastros: Cultura y Ciencias Sociales Escribiendo la Nueva Historia Dialogo Internacional. Consultor para misiones de: Belgica, Reino Unido, España.



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