Latin-American & Caribbean Chapter

The American Telemedicine Association Latin-American & Caribbean Chapter (ATALACC) is comprised of professionals from Latin-American and Caribbean countries that are committed to the development and application of telemedicine and medical informatics. ATALACC also seeks to provide a forum for the sharing of information and resources in order to educate and promote telemedicine initiatives in this region.

The mission of the ATALACC is:

  • The application of telemedicine and medical informatics solutions in different political, economic, and social systems in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • The dissemination of these solutions within the respective health care systems.

  • The education and promotion of telemedicine and medical informatics solutions within the region.

  • The building of resource capacity for telemedicine and medical informatics solutions in the respective countries.

Regional Secretaries

  • North America 
    To be determined

  • South America 
    To be determined

  • Central America 
    To be determined 

  • Caribbean America 
    To be determined


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Chapter Leadership

Humberto Alves, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Vice Chair
José Fernando Florez-Arango, MD, MS, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
Founder and CEO
Informatica & Salud SAS
Evigado, Antioquia, Columbia 

Maria Carolina Nelson, MPH
Telesalud Internacional

ATALACC%20chair%20urtubey.jpgImmediate Past Chair 
Xavier Urtubey, MD, MBA
AccuHealth Group
Santiago, Chile