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Ruiz, Fredy

Title: Adjunct Lecturer

Phone: 305-348-1951

Email: frruiz@fiu.edu

Department(s): Humanities, Health and Society

Where are you from?

I am from Bogota, Colombia.

How long have you been with the PA program at FIU?  

I joined the program in January 2017.

Role in the PA program:

I am one of the members of the faculty, I teach Physiology I & II and am participating faculty in Clinical Assessment I & II.

Education:

Medical Doctor, Family Practice from Juan N  Corpas Medical School, Bogota Colombia 1990, Master in Medical Sciences from Saint Francis University, 2016

Physician Assistant from Miami Dade College 2016

Something unique about you:

I love to serve undeserved communities; I have been involved in different types of services for populations in need.

Favorite Quote: 

“When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” - Unknown

Clinical Interests:

Family Medicine is my favorite practice.

I love Education especially using clinical simulation, I was director of Clinical Simulation during 3 years at Miami Dade College

Memberships and Service:  

I am a member of FAPA, AMA and the American Academy of Anti-aging Medicine.

I am currently working for the Miami Veterans Hospital in the Hepatology and Primary Care Departments. I also have more than 10 years of experience teaching Basic Sciences and Clinical Sciences at Miami Dade College.