Luis Vargas Fernández

Luis Vargas Fernández

Fellow: Awarded 1941
Field of Study: Medicine and Health
Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Medicine and Health

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Education: Servicio Nacional de Salubridad

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1941

Appointed from Chile:

VARGAS FERNÁNDEZ, LUIS:  Appointed for experimental studies in the field of endocrine pathology; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1941.

Born June 10, 1912. Education:  Catholic University of Chile, 1930–31; University of Concepción, 1932; University of Chile, M.D., 1937.

Assistant in Anatomy, 1931–32, Assistant in Histology, 1932—, Catholic University of Chile; Assistant in the Medical Clinic, 1937–39, University of Chile; Assistant in Experimental Medicine, National Health Service, 1938—; Assistant in the Radium Institute, 1939-40; Assistant in the Medical Service, 1940, Salvador Hospital.

Publications:  Articles in Revista de Medicina y Alimentación, Anales de Biología de la Universidad Católica de Chile, Revista Médica de Chile, Archivos de la Clínica Médica (Universidad de Chile), Comptes Rendus de la Société de Biologie de Paris, Lancet, Cancer Research, Endocrinology, El Día Médico de Buenos Aires, Revista de Higiene y Medicina Preventiva.

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