“Promote Biomedical Engineering in Latin America and the Caribbean.”


To be a meeting point reference for Latin American and Caribbean countries to promote:

(1) Professional and academical meetings and events.
(2) Research and teaching.
(3) Interchange of students and teachers.
(4) Publication of books and magazines in the region.
(5) Networks for innovation and experience exchanges.
(6) Opportunities for new perspectives and initiatives to continuously improve Biomedical Engineering.
(7) Entrepreneurs and innovation.

Officers & Committees

CORAL Officers  2017 – 2019


Eric Laciar Leber, Chair

~ Other members to be announced ~

CORAL Officers – 2013 – 2015


Prof. Renato Garcia OJEDA, President
Biomedical Engineering Institute, UFSC, Florianópolis, Brazil
E-mail: [email protected]

Prof. Guillermo Avendaño CERVANTES,Vice-President
Department of Biomedical Engineering, UV, Valparaiso, Chile
E-mail: [email protected]

Prof. Eric Laciar LEBER, Secretary
Department of Medical Technology, UNSJ, San Juan, Argentina
E-mail: [email protected]

Prof. Luis VILCAHUAMAN, Treasurer
Department of Biomedical Engineering, PUC, Lima, Peru
E-mail: [email protected]

Representatives of IFMBE affiliated Societies and IEEE EMBS Chapters

Chairman Committees


Prof. Miguel Cadenas Méndez ,
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico.
E-mail: [email protected]

EMBS-IEEE Representative

Prof. Martha Zequera Díaz
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia.
E-mail: [email protected]

IFMBE Representative

Prof. Jorge Monzón
Universidad Nacional Del Nordeste, Argentina
E-mail: [email protected]