Lourdes de Fátima Ibañez-Valdés

Walter Sisulu University, Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital

Dr. Lourdes de Fatima Ibañez Valdés, born on October 13, 1963, in Havana City, Cuba, graduated as a Medical Doctor from Havana University in 1998. She is a specialist in family medicine, holds an MSc degree, and is an aggregated scientist researcher working for the Department of Neurology at the Nelson Mandela Central Hospital in Mthatha, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, where she is head of Epilepsy, NCC, and Neurodegenerative Clinic; she has presented more than 60 papers in National and International Medical Conferences and published 6 chapters in text books and more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of 10 medical societies worldwide.

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