Biography: Curriculum Vitae (page 2)

Awards
AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING - Assisi Institute 1998
ALUMNI RECOGNITION AWARD (Wall of Fame) - University of Florida Medical School 1997
HUMANITARIAN AWARD - Hispanic Unity of Florida 1995
PROFILES IN LEADERSHIP AWARD - Leadership Broward 1994
CHILDRENS ADVOCATE AWARD - Child Care Connection 1993
CERTIFICATE OF MERIT - Florida Medical Association, Inc. 1993
NOVA UNIVERSITY OUTSTANDING HEALTH SERVICES LEADER - Nova University 1992
FREEDOMS FOUNDATION AWARD 1992
FORT LAUDERDALE NOTRE DAME CLUB MAN OF THE YEAR 1991
CADUCEAN MEDICAL HUMANITARIAN AWARD 1989
1st PRIZE FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH - American Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons 1977
MEDICAL DEGREE conferred with honors - 2nd in class 1973
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA MEDICAL GUILD AWARD 1972
ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA MEDICAL HONOR SOCIETY 1972
LANGE MEDICAL BOOK AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE 1971

Community Services
HEALING ARTS CENTER - Instrumental in establishing a healing arts center offering complementary modalities to augment traditional western medicine at Imperial Point Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 1996
HURRICANE ANDREW - Organized medical relief efforts in Homestead, Florida under the auspices of the Broward County Medical Association after Hurricane Andrew. 1992
HOMELESS CLINIC - Established an ongoing volunteer medical clinic at the Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the homeless. 1991
INTERPLAST SOUTH, INC. - Founded non profit organization that provides reconstructive surgery to children in developing countries. 1979

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