Latin American Research Team

Ecuador Hospital Eugenio Espejo, Quito
 
Site PI Dr. Edison Manuel Jibaja Vega
Site Coordinator Dr. Diego Fabian Barahona Pinto
Follow-up Dra. Katty Alexandra Trelles Vasquez
Lic. Veronica Patricia Trufiño Valverde
  Hospital Luis Vernaza, Guayaquil
 
Site PI Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Site Coordinator Dr. Saul Vicente Zavala Pluas
Follow-up Lic. Juan Arturo Flor Mosquera
Lic. Sandra Alarcón
Observation Site Investigators
 
Brazil Dr. Antonio Luis Eiras Falcao
Uraguay Dra. Corina Puppo
Columbia Dr. Ricardo Romero Figueroa
Argentina Hospital de Emergencias, Rosario
  Carlos Rondina MD
(3.4 calendar months). Dr. Rondina is Principal Investigator responsible for the Latin American subaward.  He is Director of the ICU and oversees study activities at HECA.  In addition, he has oversight responsibility for the fiscal aspects of the study in Argentina, annual meetings, and translation.  As an investigator, he participates in preparation of manuscripts and presentations and dissemination of study findings. Dr. Rondina is a founding member of LABIC and the President of Fundacion ALAS.  He has collaborated with Drs. Chesnut, Temkin and Dikmen on prior Latin American studies.
  Gustavo Petroni MD MCR
Dr Petroni shares with Dr. Lujan the role of Latin American site personnel trainer, coordinator, and monitor.  He is Vice President of Centro de Informatica y Investigaciones Clinica (CIIC).
  Silvia Lujan MD
Dr. Lujan shares with Dr. Petroni the role of Latin American site personnel trainer, coordinator, and monitor.  She is President of Centro de Informatica y Investigaciones Clinica (CIIC), a data management group developed as a result of our prior and ongoing research and capacity building efforts.
Posadas National Hospital, Buenos Aries
  Walter Videtta MD
Dr. Videtta is Co-Investigator and a founding member and President of the Latin American Brain Injury Consortium.  He was instrumental in site selection and is also involved in training. As an investigator, he participates in preparation of manuscripts and presentations and dissemination of study findings. He has collaborated with Drs. Carney, Chesnut, Temkin and Dikmen on all of their prior Latin American studies.
Bolivia University Hospital San Juan De Dios, Santa Cruz de la Sierra
 
Site PI Dr. Victor S. Alanis Mirones
Site Coordinator Dr. Erick Garcia Sanchez
Follow-up Dra. Rosmery Gross
Lic.  Maria Luisa Chavez Bonilla
  Hospital Japones, Santa Cruz de la Sierra
 
Site PI Dr. Gustavo La Fuente Zerain
Site Coordinator Dr. Juan Pablo Merida
Follow-up Lic. Maria del Carmen Valverde
Lic. Elisa Villca Huaylla
  Hospital Viedma, Cochabamba
 
Site PI Dr. Arturo Lavadenz Cuentas
Site Coordinator Dra. Vianka Valle Eduardo
Follow-up Lic. Jesusa Torres Mamani
Lic. Maria Julia Maida
  Hospital San Juan de Dios, Tarija
 
Site PI Dr. Heinrich Roberto Merida Maldonado
Site Coordinator Dra. Maria Isabel Navajas Krutzfeldt
Follow-up Dra. Rita Isabel Cervantes Zambrana
Dr. Fernando Justiniano
  Country Coordinator, La Paz, Bolivia
  Dr. Freddy Sandi Lora