Miguel O'Ryan was born in Santiago, Chile, 1959. He received the M.D. degree from the Catholic University of Chile in 1984, Pediatric Residency degree from the Catholic University of Chile in 1987, and Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Tex, USA, in 1991. O'Ryan was an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and he was an Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile in 1991 and 1992, respectively. In 1998, he was an Associate Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile. In 2004, he was Full Professor of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile. From 2007 to 2010, O'Ryan was Director of the Microbiology and Mycology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile. Presently, he is Vice President of the Research and Development, University of Chile. In 2004, he became an Editorial Board Member for Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, in 2009, he was an Associate Editor for Journal Human Vaccines, and in 2010, he was an Editorial Board Member for Pan-Amazonian Journal of Health. He has been Member of the following scientific societies: Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of America(since 1991); Sociedad Chilena de Infectología (1992); the Asociación Panamericana de Infectología (1994); American Society for Microbiology (since 1995); Sociedad Latinoamericana de Infectología Pediatrica (since 1993); Sociedad Médica de Santiago (since 1999); World Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (since 2003); Educational Committee Board (since September 2010).
Biography Updated on 20 April 2011