Dra. Margarita Alegría is the second woman from Puerto Rican to be elected to the IOM. The first was Dr. Antonia Novello, who was the second Puerto Rican elected. Dr. Alegria is the fifth Puerto Rican to be elected. The fourth, after Dr. Walter Frontera was Francisco Gonzalez Scarano, presently dean of Univ of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio.
Manuel Martinez Maldonado