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Dr. Lester Martinez-Lopez

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Diplomat

Phone: (312) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Illinois , United States
The American Board of Preventive Medicine Inc
111 West Jackson Boulevard Suite 1110
Chicago , Illinois 60604
United States

Company Description: The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) provides this web site as a service to our clients - our Diplomates, applicants, residents, residency program...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MD
  • MPH
  • Masters , Public Health
    Johns Hopkins University
  • Doctorate in Education
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine
  • American Board of Family Practice
29 Total References
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Advisory Board |
www.vivacehealthsolutionsinc.com, 13 Aug 2015 [cached]
Lester Martinez-Lopez, MD, MPH
Clinical Advisor, Family Practice and Military Medicine
In 2005, Dr Martinez-Lopez retired from the U.S. Army with the permanent rank of Major General as the first Hispanic to head the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick, Maryland. His responsibilities included directing the Army's worldwide research portfolio that included cancer, trauma, infectious diseases, biodefense, chemical defense, nutrition, environmental health, aviation medicine, and telemedicine research. He was also the Commanding General of the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine at Edgewood, Maryland. In this assignment he directed a worldwide public health organization responsible for preventive medicine, health promotion and wellness, global medical surveillance, occupational and environmental health, and health risk communication. His awards include the U.S. Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with Three Oak Clusters, The Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army's Meritorious Service Medal with three oak clusters, the Senior Flight Surgeon Badge, the U.S. Surgeon General's Medal, and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service from Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Martinez-Lopez graduated from the School of Medicine in the University of Puerto Rico and later completed his Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. In addition he has a Doctorate in Education (Honoris Causa) degree from the Caribbean University in Puerto Rico. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Our People - National Alliance for Hispanic Health
www.hispanichealth.org, 14 May 2015 [cached]
Lester Martinez-Lopez, M.D., M.P.H.
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Dr. Lester Martinez-Lopez is the President of Martinez Medical Consulting, LLC, a firm that provides consulting services in the health care industry. Previously he was the Chief Medical Officer at Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida. There he provided leadership in optimizing medical staff performance and participation in quality, efficiency, and patient safety initiatives for a 407 bed hospital. In 2006, he was the Senior Vice-President & Administrator of the Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital in Houston, Texas where he directed a 332 licensed-bed acute care teaching hospital.
In 2005, Dr. Martinez-Lopez retired from the U.S. Army with the permanent rank of Major General as the first Hispanic to head the Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick, Maryland. His responsibilities included directing the Army's worldwide medical research, acquisition, and logistics program. He oversaw a vast research portfolio that included cancer, trauma, infectious diseases, biodefense, chemical defense, nutrition, environmental health, aviation medicine, and telemedicine research. In addition he directed the premier national biological and chemical defense laboratories and research program and led the development of the National Biodefense Campus at Fort Detrick, MD. Prior to these duties he was the Commanding General of the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine at Edgewood, Maryland. In this assignment he directed a worldwide public health organization, responsible for preventive medicine, health promotion and wellness, global medical surveillance, occupational and environmental health, and health risk communication. During his previous military career he was the commander of three distinct hospitals, he oversaw the military health support during Hurricane Mitch in Central America, and served as the Chief Medical Officer of the United Nation's Mission in Haiti.
Dr. Martinez-Lopez was born in Puerto Rico. In 1978, he graduated from the School of Medicine in the University of Puerto Rico and later on completed his Master in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
His awards include the U.S. Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with Three Oak Clusters, The Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army's Meritorious Service Medal with three oak clusters, the Senior Flight Surgeon Badge, the U.S. Surgeon General's Medal, and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service from Johns Hopkins University. In addition he has a Doctor in Education (Honoris Causa) degree from the Caribbean University in Puerto Rico.
He is a member of multiple professional organizations as well as a member and former board member of multiple professional organization including the Army' Science Board.
TechTeam Global: Investor Relations: News Release
phx.corporate-ir.net [cached]
Sytel, Inc., TechTeam Global's Government Services Division, Appoints Major General (Retired) Lester Martinez-Lopez, MD, as Executive Vice President of Health Care Solutions
Major General (Retired) Martinez-Lopez, MD, will focus on the government medical sector
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN, June 17, 2005...TechTeam Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: TEAM), (NASDAQ: TEAM), a worldwide provider of information technology IT) and business process outsourcing support services, today announced that Major General (Retired) Lester Martinez-Lopez, MD, has joined Sytel, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of TechTeam Global, Inc.) as Executive Vice President, Health Care Solutions.
Dr. Martinez-Lopez is a physician with a distinguished 27-year United States Army career that culminated as Commanding General, United States Army Medical Research and Material Command at Fort Detrick, Maryland. In this position, Dr. Martinez-Lopez managed a $1.6 billion budget and directed over 5,000 employees in a worldwide research effort encompassing chemical and biological defense, infectious disease, and trauma biomedical research. Dr. Martinez-Lopez pioneered the development and worldwide deployment of Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) health care solutions consisting of electronic medical records, medical logistics systems, handheld devices, patient centric electronic information carriers, robotics, telemedicine applications, and medical training solutions.
Dr. Martinez-Lopez graduated from the School of Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico and completed his Master's Degree in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice and is board certified in Family Practice and Aerospace Medicine.
Lester Martínez-López, M.D., ...
www.hispanichealth.org, 17 July 2014 [cached]
Lester Martínez-López, M.D., M.P.H. Brandon Regional Hospital Dr. Martínez-López is the Chief Medical Officer of the Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida. Previously he was Senior Vice President & Administrator of Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital Houston, Texas. In 2005, he retired from the Army with the permanent rank of Major General.
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Dr. Martínez-López earned his MD from the University of Puerto Rico and his M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Board of Directors
www.hispanichealth.org, 13 Nov 2013 [cached]
Lester Martínez-López, M.D., M.P.H. Brandon Regional Hospital
Dr. Martínez-López is the Chief Medical Officer of the Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida. Previously he was Senior Vice President & Administrator of Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital Houston, Texas. In 2005 he retired from the Army with the permanent rank of Major General.
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Dr. Martínez-López earned his MD from the University of Puerto Rico and his M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
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