2012, Number 4
Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas 2012; 11 (4)
Dra. Maria del Carmen del Valle y PortillaTeacher of teachers example for Current and future generations
Rodríguez MG, Rosales RSA
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: Dr. Maria del Carmen del Valle y Portilla started teaching at the Dentistry Faculty of Havana on February 2nd, 1962. This biographical sketch is carried out after the 50th anniversary of her teaching career.
Objective: to show her academic, scientific and politic evolution along these years.
Methods: this work was made starting for the consultation of her teaching file and data contained in the book Contributions to the History of the Cuban Dentistry by Dr. Felix Companioni Landín.
Results: the writing stands out several aspects related to her university studies, teaching and assistance work as well as elements related to her specialty, scientific work and recognitions received along his working life.
Conclusions: the life of this outstanding stomatologist reflects her commitment with our revolution and the education of new generations of professionals of the buccal health in both pre and post graduated courses turning her into teacher of teachers of this Centennial faculty.