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Sonia Cerdas

Sonia Cerdas Pérez. MD, FACE

Citizenship: Costa Rica.    

Specialist in Endocrinology

  • University of Costa Rica 1983 - 1985
    • Postgraduate Internal Medicine Residence: 1983- 1984.
    • Fellow in Endocrinology: 1984- 1985.
    • Acredition Title: Specialist in Endocrinology.
  • Université René Descartes, Paris, France, 1985 - 1988
    • Fellow in Endocrinology
    • Resident of Paris Hospitals
    • Foreign Assistant of Endocrinology.
    • Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Cochin Hospital.
  • Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) since 2016

Current positions:

  •       Professor of Endocrinology, University of Costa Rica
  •       Endocrinologist, Department of Endocrinology, Hospital CIMA-San José,    Costa Rica

Founder of the Costa Rican Menopause and Osteoporosis Society, 2007.

Current President of FLASCYM (Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Climaterio y Menopausia), since 2016, term ends March 2019.

Past-President and current Secretary of the Costa Rican Menopause and Osteoporosis Society.

Current President of the Costa Rican Society of Gynecological Endocrinology, term ends October 2018.

Current Member of the Latin American Regional Advisory Council for The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF).   2010 – 2020.

Current Coordinator of the Regional Committee of Experts for the Region of Venezuela, Central America and Caribbean, for The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF).  2010 – 2020.

Cofounder of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE), Costa Rican Chapter, 2014.

Current Member of the Costa Rican Endocrinology Directive Board of The Costa Rican Endocrinology and Metabolism Association (ANPEDEM), since 1999.

Member of The International Menopause Society (IMS), since 1997.

Advisory Board Member for: Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, MSD, Astra-Zeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Lilly- Boeringher., Novo Nordisk.

Main Researcher of various Phase II and III clinical trials for diabetes drugs.

Publications: various in international medical journals:

  • New England Journal of Medicine,
  • Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  • Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.
  • Current Medical Research and Opinion.
  • Climacteric.
  • The International Journal of Clinical Practice.
  • Annales d’Endocrinologie

Scientific presentations in various international congresses.

National and international medical speaker: lectures on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Dyslipidemia, Cardiovascular prevention, Menopause and Osteoporosis.

Active participation in National and Regional Programs of Medical Education.

Honorary Member of the French Society of Endocrinology, since 1987.

Honorary Member of the Peruvian Menopause Society, since 1996.

Honorary Member of the Peruvian Obstetrician and Gynecologist Society, since 2014.

Honorary Member of the Uruguay Obstetrician and Gynecologist Society, since 2014.

Honorary Member of The Panama Osteoporosis Council, since 2015.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Latin American Diabetes Association (ALAD), Gestational Diabetes, since 2015.