ANTONIO ALARCÓ HERNÁNDEZ is president of the International College of Surgeons (Spanish Section). Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of La Laguna (ULL). He holds a degree and a PhD in Information Sciences from the New Information Trends Program in the European Community. He holds a PhD in Sociology.
Visionary and faithful follower of new technologies, Alarcó has been able to take them and implement them in the health field through the European project Telcimac, as technical manager of the project. The objective of the Telcimac project is to promote the development of a Transnational Cooperation Network in the field of telesurgery between the Canary Islands, the Azores and Senegal.
He is the Doctor Diego Guigou Research Prize of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Tenerife, Agustín de Bethencourt Research Prize in the field of medicine, awarded in three other occasions with the Research Prize of the Insular Cabildo of Tenerife, convened by the Royal Academy of Medicine of Tenerife.
He belongs to numerous national and international scientific societies, among them the Spanish Society of Surgery, the Spanish Society of Digestive Pathology, the Spanish Society of Emergency Surgery, the World Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery Association, a member and Governor of the International College of Surgeons.
Author of more than 600 articles in daily newspapers. Former vice president of the Cabildo, senator, Senate management team, member of the National Board of the PP, president-spokesperson of the Popular Party of La Laguna, president of the Local Committee of La Laguna.
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