Our Team 2021-2022

Our Team 2021-2022

Here you will find the members of our team elected for the 2021-2022 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

Carlos Javier Novoa Saenz

Carlos Javier Novoa Saenz - 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.

Bogotá D.C
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Yedselt Valentina Ospina Serrano

Yedselt Valentina Ospina Serrano - 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.

Medellín, Antioquia
Universidad de Antioquia
Paula Natalia Dominguez Alvarado

Paula Natalia Dominguez Alvarado - 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.

Bucaramanga, Santander
Universidad de Santander
Jairo Alberto Medina Salazar

Jairo Alberto Medina Salazar - 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.

Palmira, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Santiago de Cali
Valentina Brito Alvilez

Valentina Brito Alvilez - 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.

Montería,Córdoba
Universidad del Sinú - Elías Bechara Zainum
Sergio Andrés Molina Montealegre

Sergio Andrés Molina Montealegre - 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.

Neiva,Huila
Universidad Surcolombiana
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

Santiago Moreno Moriano

Santiago Moreno Moriano - Director CECIM

Together with my local association, ACEMUSC, we are in charge of hosting the XXXI version of the Colombian Student Congress of Medical Research. We want to invite you to participate in this magnificent event, which we hope will be a space for your personal and academic growth in matters of "Internal Medicine and Emergencies". So, cheer up, we await you with open arms in Cali, the Sucursal del Cielo!

Palmira, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Santiago de Cali
Yesney Arcila Posada

Yesney Arcila Posada - Directora CNA

I am in charge, together with my local association, of organizing one of the three ASCEMCOL flagship events. 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 ACEMUCEVA, the Central Unit of Valle del Cauca and Tuluá, we are waiting for you for the XXI CNA "Infectology and Clinical Microbiology: Challenges of the XXI century"

Tuluá, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Central del Valle del Cauca

NATIONAL OFFICERS

Miguel Fernando Franco Orozco

Miguel Fernando Franco Orozco - 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.

Tuluá,Valle
Universidad Central del Valle del Cauca
Stephanie Mápura Alvarez

Stephanie Mápura Alvarez - 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

Palmira, Valle del Cauca
Universidad Santiago de Cali
Allan Ignacio Galvan Zawady

Allan Ignacio Galvan Zawady - 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.

Barranquilla,Atlántico
Universidad Libre
Camilo Andrés Torres Tavera

Camilo Andrés Torres Tavera - 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.

Tunja,Boyacá
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
Juan José Acosta Velásquez

Juan José Acosta Velásquez - 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.

Manizales, Caldas
Universidad de Caldas
Amalfy Piedad García Lombana

Amalfy Piedad García Lombana - 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.

Cartagena, Bolívar
Corporación Universitaria Rafael Núñez
Sebastián Cédula

Sebastián Cédula - 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.

Medellín, Antioquia
Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia
Jorge Andres Castrillón Lozano

Jorge Andres Castrillón Lozano - 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.

Medellín, Antioquia
Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia
Mariana Vanessa Becerra Granados

Mariana Vanessa Becerra Granados - NOCB

Capacity Building Division is ASCEMCOL's most important tool for evaluating and building medical capabilities and skills specific to each of its associates in the search for the generation of full, proactive and self-aware physicians. Our events, workshops, sessions and protocols seek to empower medical students in the 19 cities in which our association is present, generating spaces for professional and personal growth. Capacity Building in search of strengthening today's student leaders, to be their best version as tomorrow's medical leaders

Tunja,Boyacá
Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia
Hellen Giseth Bonilla Vergara

Hellen Giseth Bonilla Vergara - 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.

Ibagué,Tolima
Universidad del Tolima
Salomé Guerra Villegas

Salomé Guerra Villegas - 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.

Medellín, Antioquia
Universidad de Antioquia
Carolina Medina Miranda

Carolina Medina Miranda - 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.

Cartagena,Bolivar
Corporación Universitaria Rafael Núñez

FELSOCEM

Mateo Valentín Carrillo Restrepo

Mateo Valentín Carrillo Restrepo - 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.

Barranquilla, Atlántico
Universidad Libre
Luis Miguel Tobar Betancourt

Luis Miguel Tobar Betancourt - 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.

Cali, Valle del Cauca
Universidad del Valle
María Isabel Dávila Lobo

María Isabel Dávila Lobo - Directora MVL FELSOCEM

Montería, Córdoba
Universidad del Sinú - Elías Bechara Zainúm

ADVICE COUNCIL

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. 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
Dr. Juan Camilo Londoño

Dr. Juan Camilo Londoño - A.C. Member

Armenia, Quindío
Universidad del Quindío
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

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