Dr. Miguel Angel Acanfora: Argentina, Nominee for INPEA Treasure,
Miguel Angel Acanfora is working in Geriatrcs Medicine and Geriatric
Rehabilitation. Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital (ALPI) Buenos
Teaching in two Universities in Schools of Medicine in Pregraduate and
Postgraduate Courses. Director Master of Gerontology.
Heading and participating in research about
"Risk Factors of Fragility in aged People",
“Detection of Early Memory Troubles",
"Standards of Quality in Health Services”, and
“Technology and Aging”.
Dr. Miguel Angel Acanfora: CV
Specialistic Doctor in Gerontology and Geriatrics (University of Buenos
Specialistic Doctor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (University of
Member Argentinean Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (SAGG)
Member Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SEGG)
Member of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
Member Argentinean Gerontological Association (AGA)
Adviser of Health and Aging of the World Health Organization (from 1997)
Secretary General of Latin American Regional Committee of
IAGG(COMLAT) (1992 - 1999)
International Liaison Member of the Association International of
Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) (2001 - 2004)
Member “Organizing Committee the International Forum of NGO of the
World Assembly on Aging, Madrid 2002
Member Organizing Committee of the International Valencia Forum
(previous to the World Assembly)
Representative Member of the Official Delegation of the Argentinean
Republic in the World Assembly on Aging, MADRID 2002.
Academic and Educational activity:
Director Masters in Clinical Gerontology. University of Health Sciences
H.A.Barcelo Foundation. Buenos Aires. Argentina.
Ex- Director Masters of Management in Gerontology. University ISALUD
Ex- Head Professor “Biology of Aging” University ISALUD.Masters of
Management in Gerontology.
Ex- Associate Professor Belgrano University. Psychology and Human
Associate Professor, University of Toronto. Department of Geriatrics.
Head Professor Geriatrics and Rehabilitation. Maimonides University.
Consultant Professor, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics. University of Health
Sciences. H.A.Barcelo Foundation. Buenos Aires
Ex- Coordinator Course of Geriatrics Medicine Specialists. Society
Argentinean Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics. School of Graduated
in Argentinean Medical Association.
Medical and Labor activity:
Medical Director, Institute of Rehabilitation “Marcelo J. Fitte”, ALPI
Email: direccionmedica@ alpi.org.ar