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Biography

TENURED PROFESSOR

Diego Fernando

RINCÓN CARDOZO

School of Medicine - Department of Surgery

Dieego Fernando Rincón Cardozo. The photo was taken in close-up, against a white background, with the professor centered.

Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialization Coordinator

Position 2

CONTACT

Information

diegofrc@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 3104

Professor Laureate of the Universida Industrial de Santander (UIS), entity with which she works since 1987, occupying the position of Director of the School of Physiotherapy on several occasions. She is currently the Director of Postgraduate Studies at UIS, a role she has held since 2016. Senior Researcher recognized by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Colombia (Minciencias). Leader of a research group with classification A, Minciencias. Academic peer of the National Accreditation Council. Author of articles and national research projects and international cooperation. She was elected to the presidency of the executive committee of Red Colombiana de Posgrados for the period 2021-2024.

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery


    Universidad Autónoma De Coahuila, 2018

  • Hand and Upper Limb Surgeon


    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2015

  • Orthopedist and Traumatologist


    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2014

  • Physician


    Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, 2008

Orthopedics and Traumatology Specialization Coordinator

Position 2

CONTACT

Information

diegofrc@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 3104

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Medical & Health Sciences — Clinical Medicine — Orthopedic

OFFICE

Hours

Monday

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Departamento de Cirugía,

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

  • Nominated for Best Scientific Poster: Axial carpal lesions – description of lesions and evaluation of results of a case series study


    ASOCIMANO 39°, 2023

  • Third place electronic poster: Superficial flexor tendon tenotomy for pip joint contracture due to trigger finger


    Primer curso de medio término - ifssh, Quito, 2024

  • Measurement of dorsal distal distance (DDD) in fractures of the distal radius as a determining factor of joint collapse. Cross-sectional study


    Primer curso de medio término - ifssh, Quito, 2024

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