Our Team 2020-2021

Our Team 2020-2021

 

Here you will find the members of our team elected for the 2020-2021 management, in charge of leading many of our projects, know their functions and if you need, do not hesitate to contact them!


BOARD AND ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Santiago Arias Henao

Santiago Arias Henao - President

I’m the face of the association, the representative for legal entities, and other organizations. In charge of guiding it in order to fulfill our mission and vision. I also have the task of expanding our work nationally and internationally. Finally, I must constantly accompany all the other members of the association's council of directors.

Manizales, Caldas
Universidad de Caldas
Paula Andrea Jiménez Bahamón

Paula Andrea Jiménez Bahamón - VPI

I'm in charge of working for the internal development of the association, supporting the members of the executive board (EB) in complying with their work plan, being part of the commission that is responsible for accompanying events, acting as a mediator in conflicts and problems that involve local associations and the EB, planning the annual meeting of the EB, working closely with local associations and national officials and guaranteeing the proper internal functioning of our association. All of the above, through articulated work with the EB, local associations and of course with a great team of local vice presidents.

Ibagué, Tolima
Universidad del Tolima
Juan José Otero Rodríguez

Juan José Otero Rodríguez - VPE

Vicepresident for External Affairs. (VPE?) I am in charge, together with my work team, of establishing a direct relationship with everything that is outer of ASCEMCOL, I do direct contact with sponsors and we generate agreements to work with them on behalf of ASCEMCOL, all this working with the presidency . On the other hand, we help our ASCEMCOL members to be part of all the external representation that we can participate, IFMSA, FELSOCEM events or events of some of our agreements such as assemblies, brigades, congresses, among others. In addition, we are in charge of guiding the new future Local Associations (LA), looking for potential LA in universities that are not yet linked to us. Finally, we work with the National Advertising and Media Officials to strengthen our image at a national and international level.

Barranquilla, Atlántico
Universidad del Norte
Laura Isabel Gómez Aristizábal

Laura Isabel Gómez Aristizábal - Treasury

My responsabilitys are to preserve and ensure the proper management of the assets of ASCEMCOL, all of this with the presidency. In addition, together with my work team, the Network of Treasurers of Local Associations, we intend to seek strategies that allow the increase of patrimony from Local Associations, facilitating the payment of the annual support fee, thus seeking, jointly, the economic strengthening of ASCEMCOL, allowing it to be used for its benefit and for its operation, maintenance, growth and projection.

Medellín, Antioquia
Universidad CES
Daniela López Cepeda

Daniela López Cepeda - General secretariat

I made and keep in order all the minutes of the meetings that we have as Board or EB and those of the general assemblies (GA) or extraordinary assemblies (EA) of ASCEMCOL, so that they can later be consulted, in addition, together with the presidency we prepare and sign all the documents that are necessary for the association. Likewise, I am in charge of preparing the agenda together with the rest of the EB for carry out each GA or EA with a stipulated agenda and according to the needs of the association and each committee and after this, i designed and sent a survival kit to each local association so that their delegates and sub-delegates learn about the dynamics of the assembly.

Cartagena, Bolívar
Universidad de Cartagena
Mateo Díaz Miranda

Mateo Díaz Miranda - Fiscal

My job is always to ensure the proper functioning and organization of the Association. The Office of the Prosecutor is a position for control, observation and regulation of all the processes that are carried out within ASCEMCOL, always seeking to preserve the Association from any difficulty or problem that may arise. As a regulatory entity we are here to help all the members of the Association, to be a support and a guide in times of difficulty or doubt. We are a network of prosecutors willing to help, serve and preserve ASCEMCOL's statutes.

Montería, Córdoba
Universidad del Sinú - Elías Bechara Zainúm
Amada Rosa Morales López

Amada Rosa Morales López - Permanent Secretariat

I’m in charge of the conservation and management of the academic, financial and administrative archives of the association; digitize the entire database and history of ASCEMCOL and maintain good communication among its members. Among some of the most important functions that a file of each local association is being carried out with information that includes: affiliation, members, activities carried out, among others.

Cali, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Libre

NATIONAL EVENTS DIRECTORS

Álvaro José Rodas Morales

Álvaro José Rodas Morales - CUMIS Director

I am in charge of coordinating a team of more than 40 people, among whom we are organizing for you the event with the greatest impact on the community and social projection of our association. We are a team that works to provide you with the best quality intervention and field research spaces.

Cali, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Icesi
Laura Marcela García Gómez

Laura Marcela García Gómez - Directora CNA

I am in charge, together with my association, of organizing one of the three flagship events of ASCEMCOL. We work hard so that you can live an experience full of learning and knowledge in a congress that will undoubtedly make you fall in love a little more with medicine. From ASEIMUQ, the University of Quindío and Armenia, we are waiting for you for the XX CNA "Maternal and newborn health"

Armenia, Quindío
Universidad del Quindío

NATIONAL OFFICERS

 Camilo Antonio Vega Useche

Camilo Antonio Vega Useche - NOME

I’m in charge of coordinating medical education projects, these include from basic/clinic and scientific academic training to intercultural medical care and a well-based medicine student education, from a local to a national or even an international level, always looking for an active participation of the students in their learning process and national interaction. If you have any ideas on how to complement your program to improve  your academic development and of your peers, don’t hesitate to reach out to me.

Tunja, Boyacá
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
 Néstor David Navarro Álvarez

Néstor David Navarro Álvarez - NORA

I am the one who is in charge of coordinating those activities that include any of the issues that we deal with at SCORA, if you are encouraged to impact the world on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights, you can contact me and join a team full of agents of change that unites all the SCORAngels of the world, we promote safe spaces, remember that your ideas can change your environment, your city, your country and the whole world, and working all in education, awareness, screening based on our focus areas, we will build a world be

Barranquilla, Atlántico
Universidad Libre
 María José Lara Patiño

María José Lara Patiño - NORP

I’m the person in charge of coordinate the activities, campaigns and projects relates with the SCORP theme. You can come to me if you want to participate in some of the national activities that we are realizing; if you want to take advantage of the opportunities of support and participation in international trainings or campaigns; if you need orientation in how develop your own local or national activities with a Human Right focus, aimed at build peace or provide humanitarian aid; if you want know more about SCORP and the topics that it takes, and receive capacitation and education.

Cali, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Libre
 Anny Esther Arroyo Castillo

Anny Esther Arroyo Castillo - NPO

I am here to support local, regional and national initiatives, these can be activities, projects or campaigns for health promotion and disease prevention, in this way our committee is always in contact with people because one of our pillars is community intervention; we are also interested in public health policies and how they work both nationally and internationally; in addition the committee promotes peer learning in the various health brigades. We have several projects underway of which you can also be a part.

Barranquilla, Atlántico
Universidad Libre
Lina Margarita Charry Jiménez

Lina Margarita Charry Jiménez - NORE

I am the person in charge of coordinating the professional exchanges of ASCEMCOL students. My job is to be the communication channel between students from Colombia and their destination country. Through the CPRII-SCOPE committee our students gain access to a great number of opportunities that help them to be part of other cultures, understand other health systems and learn what it is like to study medicine in another country. In addition, with the NEO In, we coordinate activities of the committee in terms of promoting international academic mobility.

Tunja, Boyacá
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
Jhonathan David Montoya Meneses

Jhonathan David Montoya Meneses - NEO-IN

I am the person in charge of coordinating the assignment of all foreign students who wish to come to Colombia for clinical internships or to see non-clinical course classes, in the universities that have the capacity and requirements to receive them. In addition, in collaboration with the "NEO OUT", we coordinate activities of the committee on issues related to the promotion of international academic mobility.

Pereira, Risaralda
Fund. Universitaria Autónoma de las Américas
 Cristhian Danilo Padilla Medina

Cristhian Danilo Padilla Medina - NEO-OUT

I am the person in charge of coordinating the professional exchanges of ASCEMCOL students. My job is to be the communication channel between students from Colombia and their destination country. Through the CPRII-SCOPE committee our students gain access to a great number of opportunities that help them to be part of other cultures, understand other health systems and learn what it is like to study medicine in another country. In addition, with the NEO In, we coordinate activities of the committee in terms of promoting international academic mobility.

Popayán, Cauca
Universidad del Cauca
Valentina Parra Cabezas

Valentina Parra Cabezas - ONEDEC

I am the person in charge of leading, supporting and encouraging all initiatives and projects related to scientific development, research and science. Our career and future profession is based on scientific advances and discoveries that every day allow us to see health problems in human beings and possible solutions to them from another perspective; This is why it is essential to cultivate and promote research at the undergraduate level

If you need guidance to structure and develop your own initiatives with a scientific approach at a local, national or international level, if you need personalized advice and guidance about the committee or if you want to know more about our scientific journal "Colombian Journal of Medical Students", please contact me.

Tunja, Boyacá
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
Ricardo José Freile Ávila

Ricardo José Freile Ávila - NOCB

As a National Training and Coaching Officer, I´m responsible of working with other committees in the identification of shortcomings or failures within medical students and the Colombian community, so we can intervene through training and coaching, our fundamental axes in the division.

Medellín, Antioquia
Universidad de Antioquia
Juan Sebastián Arturo Abadía

Juan Sebastián Arturo Abadía - NPM

We are responsible of looking after the association´s image and it´s correct diffusion. Another of our duties is to listen to National and Local Officer´s ideas, and try to capture and project them in publicity. Additionally, we capacitate and give Local Officers accompaniment in marketing and publicity to raise all of the Local Association´s images, and with so ASCEMCOL´s, because more than a division we are a family. We are also responsible of creating and distributing our official products, and we are behind of the maintenance of this web page, the official blog, social networks and much more.

Manizales, Caldas
Universidad de Caldas
 Stefania Tigreros Muñoz

Stefania Tigreros Muñoz - CoNPM

We are responsible of looking after the association´s image and it´s correct diffusion. Another of our duties is to listen to National and Local Officer´s ideas, and try to capture and project them in publicity. Additionally, we capacitate and give Local Officers accompaniment in marketing and publicity to raise all of the Local Association´s images, and with so ASCEMCOL´s, because more than a division we are a family. We are also responsible of creating and distributing our official products, and we are behind of the maintenance of this web page, the official blog, social networks and much more.

Palmira, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Santiago de Cali
 Lorena Ortega Sánchez

Lorena Ortega Sánchez - NECOS

I am the person who works with the Board of Directors, the Committees, the Divisions and directly with the Local Associations to implement in their work plans a more eco-sustainable vision and projects or activities with the mission of working from ASCEMCOL in favor of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). You can participate in the growth process of DECOS or in the activities that are carried out, educate yourself a little more on environmental issues, the SDG and how they are integrated with medicine, in order to contribute initiatives in your day-to-day life. can promote the creation of alternatives for these topics.

Montería, Córdoba
Universidad del Sinú - Elías Bechara Zainúm

FELSOCEM

José Daniel Pérez Olaya

José Daniel Pérez Olaya - FELSOCEMs Delegate

We're part of the General Assembly of the federation on behalf of each of the associations that belong to ASCEMCOL, we participate in ordinary and extraordinary assemblies and in other meetings programmed by committees and zone meetings, our objective is make the best decisions for our association within FELSOCEM, in addition to having them informed of each new opportunity to participate (projects, activities, scholarships, courses, congresses) and to render reports to the FELSOCEM directives when required. Likewise, oversee that each FELSOCEM position is carrying out their respective tasks and complying with the statutes.

Montería, Córdoba
Universidad del Sinú - Elías Bechara Zainúm
Ariel Camilo Marrugo Ortiz

Ariel Camilo Marrugo Ortiz - FELSOCEMs Subdelegate

We're part of the General Assembly of the federation on behalf of each of the associations that belong to ASCEMCOL, we participate in ordinary and extraordinary assemblies and in other meetings programmed by committees and zone meetings, our objective is make the best decisions for our association within FELSOCEM, in addition to having them informed of each new opportunity to participate (projects, activities, scholarships, courses, congresses) and to render reports to the FELSOCEM directives when required. Likewise, oversee that each FELSOCEM position is carrying out their respective tasks and complying with the statutes.

Cartagena, Bolívar
Universidad de Cartagena
María Isabel Dávila Lobo

María Isabel Dávila Lobo - Directora MVL FELSOCEM

Montería, Córdoba
Universidad del Sinú - Elías Bechara Zainúm

ADVICE COUNCIL

Dr.  Johan Alejandro Gamba Segovia

Dr. Johan Alejandro Gamba Segovia - A.C. President

I’m in charge of coordinating the communication and internal functioning of the Advice Council, in addition to maintaining close communication with the elected Council of Directors. I provide training and advice in the exchange committees (CPRII-SCOPE - SCORE) and in the building division (CBD), I also provide advice in basic neuroscience research.

Bogotá D.C
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Dr. Juan Camilo Toro Jiménez

Dr. Juan Camilo Toro Jiménez - A.C. Member

As a member of A.C, I provide advice on bylaws, internal administrative processes and support at the time of conducting an exchange review commission.

Pereira, Risaralda
Fund. Universitaria Autónoma de las Américas
Dr. Santiago Loaiza Betancurt

Dr. Santiago Loaiza Betancurt - A.C. Member

As a member of A.C, I provide advice on the organization of events, disciplinary matters (including COES) and procedural matters of the Association, as well as academic initiatives related to antibiotic resistance and bacterial infections.

Manizales, Caldas
Universidad de Caldas
Dr. Leonel Santiago Vega Useche

Dr. Leonel Santiago Vega Useche - A.C. Member

As a member of C.A I provide research advice in the area of ​​public health, epidemiology and anesthesiology. Similarly in administrative matters and holding academic, scientific and social projection events.

Tunja, Boyacá
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia

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