Professor Mary-Carmen Amigo MD, FACP

Professor Mary-Carmen Amigo MD, FACP

ABC Medical Center

Mary-Carmen Amigo is Professor of Rheumatology and Head of the Rheumatology Division at ABC Medical Center, Mexico City. She qualified in medicine (Summa Cum Laude) from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Medical School in 1974, after which she undertook her residency at Hospital Español, Mexico City before starting her fellowship in rheumatology at the Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez in 1980. Professor Amigo served as Associate Professor of Rheumatology at UNAM (1986–2006) and was a member of the national system of researchers in Mexico between 1994 and 2008. She became a Master of the Mexican College of Rheumatology in 2010 and has held academic affiliations with St. Thomas’ Hospital London in 1997, 2000 and 2012.

Professor Amigo is a member of numerous professional societies and has held several posts on the Mexican Board of Rheumatology and at the Mexican College of Rheumatology. She is on the Editorial Boards for the journals Lupus, Reumatología Clínica and Current Opinion in Rheumatology.

Professor Amigo’s main clinical research interests focus on on antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus, in particular cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal and pregnancy complications. To date, she has published 27 book chapters and 54 scientific papers.



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