MD, graduated from the University of Villarreal, Lima, Peru and MSc CHDC of LSHTM, London, UK. MTh of the College of the Free Church of Scotland and Glasgow University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Founder of Asociacion San Lucas in Moyobamba, a Comprehensive Community Health project in the North East of Peru.
Presently, Regional Coordinator for South America of the Luke Society, Inc (www.lukesociety.org), facilitating indigenous health professionals with a call for Rural Community Health endeavours.
Married to Arch. Iris del Pilar Urquieta, with two sons (Jonathan and Nathanael, now adults) and two grand daughters (Elishevah and Rivka, just toddlers).