Dean of the Health Sciences

The Dean of UNIBE’s Health Sciences is responsible of promoting and coordinating academic and administrative initiatives of the department, in order to comply with the objectives established for the academic programs.

Among his obligations, the Dean develops academic and administrative policies and procedures required to meet national and international standards, obtaining a better global positioning of the career through the implementation of a relevant  curriculum of high academic quality. 

Dean of the Health Sciences

Dr. Marcos A. Nuñez C.
Dean of the Health Sciences 

Dean’s Profile:

  • Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), 1982
  • Speciality – General Surgery, Hospital Dr. Luis E. Aybar/Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) July 1984 – July 1988.
  • Sub-Specialty – Fellowship in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery – Christine Kleinert Institute/Louisville, Kentucky University – July 1990 to December 1991.
  • Faculty member at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) since January 1994. 
  • Dean of the Health Sciences at UNIBE since October 2006.
  • President of the Dominican Association of Schools of Medicine /ADOFEM/ 2009-2011. (Asociación Dominicana de  Facultades y Escuelas de Medicina).

Member of the Following Associations:

  • Colegio Médico Dominicano -1983
  • Colegio Dominicano de Cirujanos (1988)- Past President 2004-2006
  • Federación Latinoamericana de Cirujanos (Felac) 1988
  • Sociedad Iberoamericana de Cirugía – 1989
  • American Burn Association (1990) –Member Education Committee Aba -2003 to 2006
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons -1991
  • Kleinert Society – 1991
  • International Society for Burn Injuries (Isbi) – 1991
  • Founding Member and Past President of Sociedad Dominicana de Cirugía de la
  • Mano – 1998 (Dominican Association of Hand Surgery)
  • Sociedad Panamericana de Traumas – 2005
  • Aspe (Association Standardized Patients Educators). 2008
  • Alasic (Asociación Latino Americana de Simulación Médica). 2009
  • Ssih (Society for Simulation in Healthcare)- 2010

Papers, publications and presentations

  • More than 170 Scientific Works Presented in Conferences and National and International Congresses
  • Co-author Chapter regarding  Hand Trauma Book Panamerican Society of Trauma, Second Edition, 2009

Honors and Recognitions:

  • Recognition to Educational Excellence UNIBE.  June 2003
  • Honorary Member of the Dominican Association of Plastic and reconstructive Surgery (Sociedad Dominicana de Cirugía Plástica y Reconstructiva).  2003.
  • Distinguished Member of the Dominican Association of Physiatrics  (Sociedad Dominicana de Fisiatría) 2006.
  • Honorary Professor of the Health Science Department of Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo.  August 2009.


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