October 2011 – Dr. Sandra Velásquez, a dentist from Bariloche, visits Aspen

Dr. Sandra Velásquez, a dentist from Bariloche, visited Aspen as part of our medical exchange program. She was the guest of Dr. Robert Christensen in Aspen and also visited the offices of Marcus J. Blue, DDS, Roger J. Brown, DMD, PC, Eugene A. Covello, DDS, and Stephen S. Kelly, DMD. We thank the Hotel Durant and Mountain Chalet for housing Dr. Velásquez during her visit.
Dr. Maria Emilia Saavedra, cardiologist from Bariloche, visited Aspen as part of our medical exchange program. She conducted a week of peer study with valley cardiologists from Aspen Valley Hospital and Valley View Hospital. Our thanks to Drs. Gerson, George, Heilbrunn, Laird, Laws, and Rubinstein for hosting Dr. Saavedra. Also thanks to the Aspen Square for housing Dr. Saavedra. The Aspen Bariloche Medical Exchange Program is working on donating a new echocardiograph machine to be used by Dr. Saavedra in Bariloche. Dra, Saavedra recently coauthored a paper entitled Survey of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Bariloche. She was assisted in the research for this paper by the Aspen Bariloche Medical Exchange Program

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