At the age of 17 and a half, I performed his first Hypnosis without taking any course. This would forever mark his life as a physician and his clinical approach to his patients.
After graduating in medicine, I practiced hospital medicine.
He later became DIRECTOR of the Department of Community Health in the Ministry of Health and Deputy Director of Primary Care.
He was a PROFESSOR for 17 years at the University of Costa Rica in Health Systems Research, Epidemiology, Pediatrics, and Community Health in the Masters of Public Health and Family Medicine and the undergraduate of Medicine.
For 11 years, I was CONSULTANT for the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and UNICEF.
He was FOUNDING MEMBER and, for 10 years, PRESIDENT of the International Center for Health Research and Advisory Services (CIIAS). I directed and executed projects financed by international organizations, especially by Canada’s Institute Development Research Center (IDRC).
For 15 years, I was a REVIEWER AND CORRECTOR of the Pan American Journal of Public Health articles published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
He was a collaborator of the Biocenosis Magazine of the National University of Costa Rica, publishing articles.
He was a Scientific Advisor and representative of the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica in Science and Technology (1990-1994).
From 2000 to 2015, I wrote in the weekly column MEDICINA DEL SIGLO XXI: HACIA EL SER HUMANO INTEGRAL of the newspaper La Prensa Libre.