Carlos Vallejos Sologuren
Carlos Vallejos Sologuren is principal member of AUNA, one of the most important private healthcare services in Perú. In 1996, he founded the Sociedad Peruana de Oncología Médica, being its first President until 1997. In 1998, he was re-elected as President of the Sociedad Peruana de Oncología Médica. He was regional delegate of the “Federation Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Cancerología”. In 1999, he created ONCOSALUD, the largest private oncological services provider in Perú. One year later, he was elected Principal Investigator of Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), one of the most important scientific organizations in the World. From December 2002 to July 2006, he was the Director General of INEN. In July 2003, he was chosen as Regional Representative of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) for South America, and became part of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Oncology. He is the author of the thesis “Mieloma Múltiple” (1968); and “Leucemia Aguda” (1987). He participated in more than 169 research projects related to oncology and published more than 60 scientific articles and almost 118 abstracts in several books and magazines. Vallejos Sologuren was Minister of Health of Perú, from July 2006 to December 2007. He has received over 46 awards. In 2008, he was elected Vice-President of the Executive Committee of the World Health Organization. In 2010, he was named Director Member of the International Affairs Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology – ASCO and became member of International Education Council of Molecular Targeted Therapy of Cancer (MTTC) as chair under ESMO’s sponsorship. He returned to the role of Institutional Head of the Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas (INEN), from February 2008 to January 2012. In 2011 he was named President of the Latin American Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (SLACOM). In May 2012 he was named as Visiting Professor at the Universidad del Salvador in Argentina.