Lourdes de Fátima Ibañez-Valdés
Dr. Lourdes de Fátima Ibañez-Valdés was born on October 13, 1963 in Havana City, Cuba. She graduated as a Medical Doctor from Havana University in 1998. She is also a specialist in family medicine, has her MSc in neuro-infectology, and is an aggregated scientist researcher at the Cuban Academy of Sciences. Currently she works for Department of Neurology at Walter Sisulu University, Nelson Mandela Academic Central Hospital in Mthatha, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa where she is the Head of Epilepsy and NCC-clinic. She has presented more than 60 papers at national and international medical conferences, published 8 chapters in text books and more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of 10 medical societies worldwide.