Academic Rank:
Clinical Instructor, UBC
Pathologist/Microbiologist at Nanaimo General Regional Hospital
Affiliation(s):
Nanaimo General Hospital Laboratory
Short Bio:

General pathologist with American and Canadian certifications in anatomical pathology and clinical pathology. As a general pathologist I have mostly duties in general surgical pathology and autopsy pathology.  My favorite field in clinical pathology is microbiology however I also  have daily duties in the field of hematological pathology.

Academic background

  • Cardiff University, Wales, UK, Clinical Dermatology, Postgraduate Diploma. July 2010
  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomical and Clinical Pathologist. September 1989
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, General Pathologist. June 1989
  • Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination, Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, May 1989
  • National University of Mexico, MD. 1982
  • Escuela Mexicana de Medicina, Universidad LaSalle. 1981

Professional Qualifications

  • American Board of Medical Microbiology, Medical and Public Health Microbiology, Aug 11, 2009.
  • International Society of Travel Medicine, Certification Examination in Travel/Tropical Medicine, May 2007
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Standard ECFMG certificate, revalidated indefinitely, March 2001
    USMLE/ECFMG Identification No. 0-359-593-1
  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomical and Clinical Pathologist, September 1989
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, General Pathologist, June 1989
  • Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination, Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, May 1989
  • Examination of the Postgraduate Studies Division, National Autonomous University of Mexico, January 1983
  • Medical Council of Canada, Evaluating Examination, September 1982
  • Evaluating Committee for Medical Residency Candidates, Ministry of Health Sector Hospitals, Mexico, November 1981

Publications

  • Isaac-Renton M, Morshed M, Galanis E, Mak S, Loyola V, Hoang L. Tularemia in British Columbia: A case report and review. BC Medical Journal 2010;52:303-307. 2010

Research Interest

  • Microbiology