Doctors Amado Alejandro Báez, Esteban Prieto and Carles Roersch were recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (MESCyT), the latter of which received posthumous recognition.
The National Research Profession of Science, Technology and Innovation was established in 2018 by the regulations of the National Council for Higher Education, Science and Technology (CONESCyT), with the aim of promoting the advancement of science, engineering and technology and innovative activities tailored for national dynamics.
Amado Alejandro Báez was honored on this occasion 2021 Scientific Researcher in the Field of Health Sciences. He is a distinguished undergraduate graduate, graduated with honors from medical school, and subsequently, the first foreign physician completed his emergency medicine residency at Mayo Clinic. She has a subspecialty in Critical Care and Intensive Therapy from Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital and similarly has another subspecialty in Clinical Research from Albert Einstein Medical Center.
In addition, he completed his Masters in Public Health (MPH) and Health Care Policy and Management (MSC) at New York Medical School, and also completed his graduate studies in Health Information Technology (UCONN), Leadership in Healthcare (Cornell), and Data and Decision Sciences (PhD from the University of Barcelona) and is currently completing a MA in Intelligence and Security Studies at the University of Augusta.
Esteban Prieto Vicioso has been recognized as a Scholarly Scholar 2021 in engineering fields, including computational engineering and related and emerging fields.
Prieto Vicioso has an impressive track record of investigations. He was the Principal Investigator of the project “The Impact of the Environment on the Deterioration of Building Materials in Historic Buildings and Proposals for their Preservation”, funded by the National Fund for Innovation, Scientific and Technological Development (FONDOCyT).
Co-Investigator of the ECODSE project “Assessment of the dynamic behavior of the soil structure of historic factory buildings through non-destructive and semi-destructive tests. Status: Catedral Primada de América”, funded by FONDOCyT 2016-2017.
Carles Roersch, who received posthumous recognition for his career in medicinal plants for use in the Dominican Republic, was Director of Dr. Henri Alain Liogier Herbarium at the University, was a member of the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic and Professor-Researcher at UNPHU School of Medicine.
He studied pharmacy at the University of Amsterdam and received his Ph.D. in pharmacology (medicinal plants of the southern Andes of Peru). He made important contributions to the investigation of a variety of medicinal plants found in the country, contributed to the work of a glossary with information on their properties and also wrote more than 15 articles related to the topic.
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