Fostering Bidirectional Collaborative International Partnerships Between Neurology Departments
Join us at a joint webinar event hosted by the World Neurology Foundation (WNFO) and the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Global Health Section where Dr. David Urion, MD, FAAN of Boston Children's Hospital and Dr. Juan Cabello, MD of the University of Valparaiso (Chile) will discuss the establishment of bidirectional international partnerships between neurology departments.
August 15, 2022 @ 1:00PM EST
Dr. David Urion, MD, FAAN - Boston Children's Hospital
David K. Urion, MD, FAAN serves as the Director of Education as well as the Director of Behavioral Neurology Clinics and Programs for the Department of Neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital. He holds the Charles F. Barlow Chair in the department, and previously served as the residency Program Director for the Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities residency programs sponsored by the department. He is the Co-chair of the ethics Advisory Committee at BCH. His outpatient practice focuses on behavioral neurology, and his inpatient time is predominantly spent on the Neurocritical Care consultation service.
Dr. Juan Cabello, MD - University of Valparaíso, Chile
Dr. Juan Cabello, MD is the head of the Pediatric Neurology Training Program at the University of Valparaíso in Chile. After finishing his neurology training, he developed a specialized interest in the area of inborn errors of metabolism and newborn screening, and has directed the Laboratory of Genetics and Metabolic Diseases of INTA, University of Chile, a national reference center for such conditions. He is currently the president of the Latin American Society for Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Newborn Screening (2013-2015) and member of the International Development Committee of the International Society for Neonatal Screening. During his neurology training, he was a visiting fellow at Boston Children's Hospital and has since developed a training exchange partnership providing both Chilean and American neurology trainees with an international education experience in metabolic diseases that emphasizes the importance of collaboration between neurologists across borders.