Prior to joining the fellowship I was an Associate Professor of Medicine within the BMT/Hematologic Malignancies Section of the Knight Cancer Institute at OHSU. Given the expanding population of older adults with blood cancers, I decided to pursue additional training in geriatrics. I chose OHSU's fellowship program given the broad exposure to all aspects of geriatric care-through the VA, OHSU, community clinics, subspecialty clinics and hospitals-this program offers. My goal is to bring this deeper understanding of caring for older adults back to the realm of oncology to help better support patients, caregivers and the treatment teams. In addition, I hope to further research efforts into understanding resilience in older adults with cancer and optimizing management for these patients through and after their treatment program.
I was born and raised in British Columbia, Canada and went to St. George's University for medical school. After completing residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona I decided to work as a hospitalist in Grants Pass, Oregon for the past 4 years. I am excited to join OHSU as an incoming geriatric fellow to pursue my career goals and eventually work in geriatric hospital medicine. In my free time I enjoy exercising, playing basketball and exploring Portland.
Juan Cintron Garcia
I am originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico where I did my internal medicine training. After training completing transfusion medicine in Georgia and bone marrow transplant in Salt Lake City, I find that understanding the specific needs of the older population and their ever changing functional status is key to provide high value of care. This fellowship is a great opportunity to gain in-depth experience while training in different settings and aspects of geriatric medicine. OHSU is an amazing institution, plus the city is definitely awesome and the great outdoors are not too far away.
Carlos Matute Mandujano
I was born in Honduras where I completed med school, then moved to North Dakota where I did residency in Family Medicine. I chose OHSU for the great experience we gain taking care of geriatric patients in multiple environments.
Portland is a beautiful city with a lot of outdoor activities available.