Cohort 
2018

Myriam De la Cruz Puebla, MD, PhDc

Neurologist & Scientist

It is important to develop local and regional strategies involving stakeholders in the creation and spreading knowledge to promote awareness and the development of health and social policies.

Current Work

Myriam is a neurologist and researcher, currently working at The Migraine Adaptative Brain Center in the Vall d'Hebron Hospital and Vall d'Hebron Research Institute.

Personal Hero

Marie Curie

Words of Strength

Strong empathy with people

Vision

To reduce the impact of dementia, it is important to develop local and regional strategies involving stakeholders in the creation and spreading knowledge to the population to promote awareness and the development of health and social policies in the field.

Strategy

Myriam is working with the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium on Dementia (LAC-CD) looking for common regional problems in order to solve them, such as the lack of dementia diagnosis guidelines.

Motivation

Post stroke cognitive impairment is underestimated in Ecuador. Early intervention by multidisciplinary teams is one of the most remarkable strategies for success rehabilitation in public hospitals with limited resources.

Education & Experience

Myriam De la Cruz Puebla received medical training from The Latin American Medicine School in Cuba. She received her neurologist degree from University of Medical Science of La Havana, and she is completing her neuroscience PhD degree at Autonoma University of Barcelona.

Awards & Honors

2005 Winner of the Scholarship competition to study medicine at the Latin American Medical School. 2007 Outstanding student in the High Academic Performance group of the Latin American Medical School. 2011 Gold Medal Degree of the Latin American Medical School. 2011 Best Graduated of Medical Studies of the Latin American Medical School. 2011 Integral Student of Medical Studies of the Latin American Medical School. 2011 Best Foreign Graduated Student of Medical Studies of the Latin American Medical School. 2012 Winner of worthiness Scholarship Competition for Medical Specialty studies of Neurology. 2015 Best Postgraduate student graduated in the Specialty in Neurology 2018 Best evaluated professor of Ambato Technical University

2018
Best evaluated professor of Ambato Technical University
2015
Best Postgraduate student graduated in the Specialty in Neurology
2012
Winner of worthiness Scholarship Competition for Medical Specialty studies of Neurology
2011
Best Foreign Graduated Student of Medical Studies of the Latin American Medical School
2011
Integral Student of Medical Studies of the Latin American Medical School
2011
Best Graduated of Medical Studies of the Latin American Medical School
2011
Gold Medal Degree of the Latin American Medical School
2007
Outstanding student in the High Academic Performance group of the Latin American Medical School
2005
Winner of the Scholarship competition to study medicine at the Latin American Medical School