SOLACI Board 2023-2025

President: Dr. Mario Araya (CHI)

  • Interventional Cardiologist
  • Former Director of SOLACI Sessions
  • Member of the Steering Committee of the SOLACI-LATAM Bif Registry
  • President for 6 years of the Department of Hemodynamics of the Chilean Society of Cardiology (SOCHICAR)

Vice President: Dr. Ricardo Costa (BRA)

  • Interventional Cardiologist at the Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology
  • Post graduation at Columbia University, New York, USA
  • PhD from the University of São Paulo
  • Post Doctorate from the Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology
  • President of the Brazilian Society of Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology (SBHCI), 2022 / 2023

Treasurer: Dr. Omar Santaera (ARG)

  • Interventional Cardiologist
  • Former President of the Argentine College of Interventional Cardioangiologists (CACI)
  • Head of Interventional Cardiology Service – Provincial Private Clinic – Merlo – Buenos Aires Argentina

Secretary: Dr. Pedro Hidalgo (VEN)

  • Interventional cardiologist trained at the Dante Pazzanese Institute
  • Director of the Cath Lab. Amado Polyclinic. Maracaibo Venezuela
  • Former president of SOVECI

Andean Region: Dra. Bertha Gonzáles (Peru), Dr. Carlos Uribe, (Colombia)
Central America and the Caribbean: Dr. Juan José Flores Molina, El Salvador
Southern Region: Dr. Luis Urna (Bolivia), Dr. Rogério Sarmento Leite (Brazil)
Alternate Vocals
Dr. Federico Borges (Venezuela)
Dr. Jorge Cortes Lawrenz (Mexico)


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    Dear Team,

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    Jessie Alison
    Program Director
    Hypertension 2018