Natural of Santander and a graduate of the Colegio El Rosario in Colombia, Fred “Freddy” Rincon studied Medicine and Surgery at the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Bogota. He participated in non-formal post-graduate education in Vascular Biology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and then served as a resident in Internal Medicine at Lincoln Hospital in the South Bronx and Neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York. After his residency, he was a clinical fellow in Neurocritical Care and Vascular Neurology under the guidance of Stephan Mayer and Ralph Sacco. During this time, he was a National Institutes of Health (NIH) trainee and was awarded the prestigious SPORTRIAS (Specialized Program on Translational Research in Acute Stroke) educational grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). After his training in Cerebrovascular Diseases he served as a fellow in Critical Care Medicine under the mentorship of R. Phillip Dellinger and Joseph E. Parrillo. Additionally, he has earned a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University and a Master of Bioethics from the Center of Bioethics of the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified in several specialties and sub-specialties and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, American Heart Association, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is a member of the Neurocritical Care Society, and American Academy of Neurology. Among a long list of publications, he is the author or co-author of several original articles, invited reviews and editorials, and a few book chapters. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Jefferson College of Medicine and Thomas Jefferson University.
Biography Updated on 10 March 2013