Dr. Ismael Concha Albornoz

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Dr. Ismael Concha-Albornoz, DVM, MVSc

      Dr. Concha was born in Santago, Chile in 1971. He is married to his lovely wife Paola and has two beautful children, Benjamin and Catalina.

     He began his veterinary career after receiving his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Santo Tomás University, Santiago, Chile in 1997. From 1997 to 2006, Dr. Concha was an Assistant professor of human anatomy Faculty of Human Medicine at Los Andes University, and the Head of the Veterinary Anatomy Unit until 2014 at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Santo Tomás. During his time in Chile, he also completed an internship in 2001 in Plastination techniques at the The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.

     In 2009, Dr. Concha received his masters of Science in Veterinary Science from Oregon State University.

    Dr. Concha’s experience in Anatomical Techniques include: Bones techniques, corrosion cast, diafanization, insufflations, epoxy and polyester polymers, anatomical models, plastination and different conservations methods. 2002 Founder member of the first Plastination Lab in Human Anatomy in Chile, at Los Andes University, Santiago Chile. 2005 Founder member of the first Plastination Lab. In Veterinary Anatomy in Chile, at Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile.

     Currently Dr. Concha is working as anatomy professor at Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee. 

     Also Dr. Concha is an artist with a vast number of drawings, painting, and scientific illustrations.



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Curriculum Vitae

I Personal information.

Nacionality: Chilean

Address:
Lincoln Memorial University

College of Veterinary Medicine

6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway Harrogate, TN 37752
DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center: 203 DeBusk Farm Drive, Ewing, VA 24248

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Web sites:

www.anato.cl

www.global.anato.cl

II Education. 

  • 1997 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Médico Veterinario, DVM equivalent)
    Santo Tomás University, Santiago, Chile. Licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in Chile

III Postgraduate training and courses. 

  • 2014: Workshop in Plastination Techniques (silicones, P40 & E32). University of Toledo, Ohio USA.
  • 2007-2009: Master in Science in Veterinary Science. Oregon State University.
  • 2007, English Language Institute. Training Program, Oregon State University.
  • 2001 Internship in Plastination techniques. College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA. Mentor Professor Dr. Robert Henry.
  • 2002  “ Clinical Anatomy of the face” Faculty of Human Medicine, Los Andes University, Santiago Chile. Mentor Professor Dr. Alberto Rodríguez T.
  • 1998   “Techniques for University Teaching” Faculty of Human Medicine, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago Chile. Mentor Professor Dr. Alberto Rodríguez T.
  • 1997   “Internacional Course of Medicine and Surgery in Small animals” The University of Concepción; Concepcion, Chile

IV Professional and Academic Experience.

  • 2015-2016: Invited Professor at College of Veterinary Medicine, Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile.
  • 2016: Chair of the Student Progress Committee at College of Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee USA.
  • 2015-2016: Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomy at College of Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee USA.
  • 1997-2006//2010-2014: Head of Veterinary Anatomy. Veterinary Anatomy 32 lectures and 30-dissection lab./year (Lecturer and Course Coordinator). College of veterinary medicine, Universidad Santo Tomas, Santiago Chile. See more at: www.anato.cl
  • 2012 – 2014Head coordinator and Professor of Internship in anatomical techniques.  80 hours lectures and practical sessions. Anatomical Techniques and Plastination Lab., Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile 
    See more at: www.anato.cl
  • 2004-2006/2010-2014: Director of Human Plastination Lab. At Departamento de Biología y Anatomía del Desarrollo. Universidad de Chile. Santiago, Chile.

  • 1997-2006Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy: Human anatomy 60 lectures and 60 dissection lab./year (assistant professor) Faculty of Human Medicine,  Universidad de los Andes, Santiago Chile
  • 2005-2014: Director of www.expo.anato.cl The group of anatomists at Santo Tomas University have performed anatomical exhibitions in different Schools and Zoo near Santiago.
  • 2010: Member of the coordinating committee of Human Anatomy preparation Workshop of  ”VIII Symposium 2010. Regional Human anesthesia and pain medicine”. Clínica las Condes, Santiago Chile.  
  • Since 2008- Director of www.global.anato.cl/ A Web with the mission of work as an Anatomical Cooperative where teachers, assistants, and students can publish their lab work.
  • 1999 – 2008Director and professor of course of anatomical technique, 8 lectures and 8 demonstration lab./year. Santo Tomas University and Los Andes University, Santiago Chile See more at www.anato.cl 
  • 2002 – 2006/2013: Professor of basic neuroanatomy of the dog, 3 lectures and a demonstration lab/ year Institute of Veterinary Neurology, Santiago Chile.
  • 2005-2006 Professor  of human anatomy for artist, 15 lectures and 15-demonstration lab/year. University of Chile, Santiago Chile.  See more at:  
  • 1992-1996: Teaching Assistant - Veterinary anatomy. College of Veterinary Medicine, Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile 
  • 1996-1997: Teaching Assistant - surgery in small animals. College of Veterinary Medicine, Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile
  • 1995- 1996: Teaching Assistant- Animal Anatomy and physiology. College of Agronomy, Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile


V  Publications & Scientific Papers. 

  • 2014/ Concha I, Iliff S, Henry RW: New multidimensional stain for plastination. J Plastination 26(1):24.
  • 2012/ Book: “Anatomía del Perro”. Ediciones Universidad Santo Tomas. 2012
  • 2012/Concha,I;Stieger-Vanegas,S; Cebra,C. Computed tomographic features of the osseous structures of the external acoustic meatus, tympanic cavity, and tympanic bulla of llamas (Lama glama). January 2012, Vol. 73, No. 1, Pages 42-52 doi: 10.2460/ajvr.73.1.42
  • 2006/ Borroni, C; Concha, I.; Soto, R; Córdova l. Estudio descriptivo macro y mesoscopico de la irrigacion de piezas dentarias superiores en perro (Canis familiaris) Mediante replecion con tinta china. Int. J. Morphol.24(4):555-559, 2006
  • 2004/ Concha-Albornoz, Ismael; Adaro, L; Borroni, C; Altamirano, C. “Consideraciones anatómicas sobre la musculatura intrínseca del miembro torácico del puma (Puma concolor)”, Int. J. Morphol. 22(2):121-125.  2004.
  • 2004/ Protocols for Anatomical practice lab. A publication of Santo Tomas University, Santiago, Chile.  2004
  • 2004/ Guide of Anatomy of the Dog. A publication of Santo Tomas University; Santiago,  Chile.  2004
  • 2000/ Concha,I; Rodríguez, A; Santana, R. “Características morfológicas del nervio digital  palmar de equinos mestizos (Equus caballus). Estudio macroscópico e histológico” Rev. Chil. Anat., 18(1), 2000
  • 1999/ Cartagena,I; Benavente, A; Gecele, P; Concha, I; Benavente, J.M.,   “The transport function in  camelids:   and archaeozoological approach” . Progress in South American camelids research. EAAP publication Nº 105 GÖttingen, Germany. 27-29 may 1999
  • 1996/ Adaro, L; Benavente,A; Concha, I; Gecele,P. “ Características osteológicas en llamas (Lama glama) rasgos diferenciadores de edad y sexo, Rev. Chil. Anat., 14(2), 1996

VI Scientific Abstracts and Presentations.

  • 2014, MayInvited professor by the committee of Global Festival Chile. Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia. Bucaramanga, Colombia. Director and professor of the course ¨Anatomical techniques and plastination¨.
  • 2012, OctoberInvited professor by the committee of VIII Congreso Colombiano de Morfología. Tunja, Boyacá, Colombia. Director and professor of the course ¨Anatomical techniques and plastination¨.
  • 2012, SeptemberInvited professor by the committee of XLIX Congreso Argentino de Anatomía. II Congreso internacional de anatomía. IV Jornadas Argentinas de Anatomía para Estudiantes de ciencias de la salud. Professor of the course ¨Anatomical techniques and plastination¨.
  • 2011, OctoberInvited professor by the committee of XLVIII Congreso Argentino de Anatomía. I Congreso internacional de anatomía. III Jornadas Argentinas de Anatomía para Estudiantes de ciencias de la salud. Professor of the course ¨Anatomical techniques and plastination¨.
  • 2011, August. Invited professor by the College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences to Present ¨Our work at Santo Tomas University¨. Pomona, CA, USA.
  • 2011, August.
    Meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA).
    Oral presentation: Anatomical description of the lungs of Burmeister’s porpoise (Phocoena spinipinnis). College of veterinary medicine, Cornell University. NY USA.
  • 2010, October 25-30
    Invited professor XVII Congreso Panamericano de Anatomía. XXXI Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, XII Congreso de Anatomía del Cono Sur. Invited by Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía to give the conference ¨Imagenología, disección e ilustración. Técnica combinada con arte en la búsqueda de una solución quirúrgica a un problema clínico veterinario¨. Invited by Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía to give the course ¨Técnicas anatómicas tradicionales y plastinación¨
  • 2009  July 14-16.
    Annual meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA).
    Oral presentation: “global.anato.cl, a cooperative website for life-long anatomy learners”. College of veterinary medicine, Oregon State University. OR USA.
  • 2006, November 3 y 4
    II Congreso de Morfología, Medellín Colombia. Invited by Sociedad Colombiana de Anatomía to give the conference: “Plastinación, experiencia en Chile” Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia.
  • 2006, October 08 al 12
    XXVII Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, VIII Congreso de Anatomía del Cono Sur. Florianópolis. Brasil
    -Vice-president of  the Chilean Conference
    - Co-author of: Plastinación de piezas anatómicas previamente restauradas.(Awarded by the Scientific CommitteeSee more
    - Uso de espuma de poliuretano en Spray en confección de preparados anatómicos
  • 2006, October 05 al 07 XLIII Congreso Argentino de Anatomía, Rosario. Invited by the Conference committee as a lecturer in  Curso de Técnicas Anatómicas. Declared Official Host of the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, sep.15 (Resolución: 2495/2006)
  • 2005, October XXVI Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, VII Congreso de Anatomía del Cono Sur. -Member of the Organizing Committee. Treasurer - Conference Topic: “ Plastinación” - Abstracts: - Estudio morfológico de los músculos epiaxiles de un puma. - Estudio macro y mesoscópico de la irrigación de las piezas dentarias del perro
  • 2003, November XXIV Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, XL Congreso Argentino de Anatomía, V Congreso del Cono Sur.Temuco, Chile. - “Consideraciones anatómicas sobre la musculatura intrínseca del miembro torácico del puma (Puma concolor)”, panel. - “Hallazgo de espondilosis en esqueleto de delfín Austral”, panel - “Posicionamiento de estructuras anatómicas para plastinación con siliconas”, panel - Estudio de la microirrigación del nervio glosofaríngeo del canino (Canis familiaris)”,
  • 2002, October. XX Congreso Brasilero de Anatomía, XXIII Congreso Chileno de Anatomía IV Congreso de Anatomía del Cono Sur, XXXIX Congreso de la Asociación Argentina de Anatomía. Maceio, Brasil. - “Estudio de la segmentación esplénica del bazo del canino (Canis familiaris)”
  • 2002, October. Congreso de Medicina Veterinaria, Chillán, Chile  “Maquetas anatómicas para la docencia en Anatomía Veterinaria”, panel. “ Estudio de los puntos motores de los músculos que limitan la axila”, panel
  • 2001, October. Research Conference, Santo Tomás University. Santiago, Chile. “Descripción anátomo quirúrgica de los nervios de los músculos que limitan la axila del perro”
  • 2001, July. Anatomy Workshop, Chilean Anatomy Society. University  de Los Andes, Santiago Chile. “ Plastinación” Monograph.
  • 2000, July. Working session of Chilean Anatomy Society. de los Andes University, Santiago Chile. “ Órgano vomeronasal”. Monograph.
  • 1999, October. Working session of Chilean Anatomy Society de los Andes University, Santiago Chile.
  • 1999 I Congreso de Anatomia del Cono Sur, XXXVI Congreso de la Asociación Rioplatense  de Anatomía, XX Congreso Chileno de Anatomía. Mendoza, Argentina. “Características morfológicas del nervio digital palmar de equinos mestizos (Equus caballus). Estudio macroscópico e histológico”.
  • 1998,  April. X Congreso nacional de Medicina Veterinaria, asociación de facultades de medicina veterinaria de chile. Austral University;Valdivia, Chile.“Segmentación esplénica en porcinos (Sus scrofa domesticus)”.
  • 1997, November. XVIII Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía. Católica University of Valparaíso Valparaíso, Chile. “Identificación de patrones óseos de función productiva en llamas (Lama glama)”,  “Segmentación esplénica en porcinos (Sus scrofa domesticus)”.
  • 1997, September. ” Segmentación esplénica en porcinos, estudio por diafanización”.Working session of Chilean Anatomy Society de los Andes University, Santiago Chile.
  • 1996, November. XVII Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía. University  of Concepción, Chile “Características osteológicas en llamas (Lama glama), rasgos diferenciadores de edad y sexo. Estudio preliminar.

VII Experience as Scientific illustrator.

  • 2016: Nine Scientific illustrations in Guide to dissection of horse and ruminants, Terri L. Clark; Louise C. Abbott; Lynn M.Ruoff, 2016. Bluedoor,LLC.
  • 2015: Scientific illustration in the paper: J. A. Williamson, K. Hecker, K. Yvorchuk, E. Artemiou, H. French, C. Fuentealba “Development and validation of a feline abdominal palpation model and scoring rubric”. Veterinary Record 2015 177: 151 originally published online July 22, 2015 doi: 10.1136/vr.103212
  • 2014: Scientific Illustration for guide of dissection of small ruminant. Oregon State University
  • 2012: Numerous scientific illustrations printed in the Book “Anatomia del Perro”, published by Santo Tomas University. 
  • 2009 Scientific illustrations for the article “Cut to the bone”, published by Terra Magazine, an online magazine of Oregon State University.
  • 2008-2009 Nine illustrations of small ruminant. The dissections and illustrations are being used in gross anatomy course at Oregon State University. This material is posted in www.global.anato.cl.
  • 2004: Three illustrations representing endocrine illness, published in Dukes Physiology of Domestic Animals, 12 Edition. Cornell University Press. Endocrine Glands, Chapter 37, pp. 647, 651, 662.
  • 2000- 2006: Numerous scientyfic illustrations of dog Anatomy. Those drawings have been used in the Guide of Anatomy of the Dog. A publication of Santo Tomás University, Santiago, Chile.
  • 2001:  Illustration of Sympathetic pathways of the head of the dog. This drawing is used in University of Tennessee, Oregon State University and Santo Tomás University.  
  • 1998:Nine medical illustrations in “Carta Quirurgica”, a publication of Chilean Society of Human Surgery, n° 114, Santiago, Chile.
  • 1993: One illustration in “Boletin tecnico”, a publication of FAO & SAG (agricultural and cattle Chilean service)

See portfolio of Scientific Illustrations at www.anato.cl

VIII Experience in Anatomical Techniques. 

  • Since 1996 Experience in bones techniques, corrosion cast, diafanization, insufflations, epoxy and polyester polymers, anatomical models, and different conservations methods.
  • 2015-2016 Plastination techniques at Lincoln Memorial University. Mentor professor Dr. Robert Henry.
  • 2013-2014, Plastination of Marine Specimens for Museo de Historia Natural, Valparaiso, Chile. We plastinated a giant squid, two sharks, an octopus and numerous small marine animals as part of the new exhibition at Museum of Natural History in Valparaiso Chile. See more
  • 2011 August, Colaboration in dissecion of a Humpback Whale Flipper. Virginia Tech University, USA. See more
  • 2005 Director and founder member of the first Plastination Lab. In Veterinary Anatomy in Chile, at Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile.
  • 2002 Director and founder member of the first Plastination Lab in Human Anatomy in Chile, at Los Andes University, Santiago Chile.
  • Since 1996 experience in traditional dissections in humans and animals.

See portfolio of anatomical techniques works and dissections

IX  Grants and awards.

  • 2013-2014, Plastination of Marine Specimens for Museum of Natural History, Valparaiso, Chile. $ 23.000
  • 2014, Plastination of veterinary anatomical specimens for Students at Santo Tomas University, Santiago Chile. US $ 8450
  • 2006, October 08 al 12. Awarded by the scientific committee of the International Conference for the presentation “Plastinación de piezas anatómicas previamente restauradas” (Plastinated anatomical specimens previously restored)
    XXVII Congreso Chileno de Anatomía, VIII Congreso de Anatomía del Cono Sur. Florianópolis. Brasil
    -Vice-president of the Chilean Conference
  • 2003. Concha-Albornoz, I; Concha, MJ; Guerrero, J. Santo Tomas University. “Elaboración de un programa computacional para el ramo de Anatomía Veterinaria”(Computational program for veterinary gross anatomy course). US  $ 1.600.
  • 2000. Concha-Albornoz, I; Santana, R; jara, M. Santo Tomas University. “Maquetas anatómicas en resina epóxica (Anatomical models with epoxic resine)” US $ 1.800
  • 1999-2000: Concha-Albornoz, I; Riquelme,L; Ubilla, M; Pantoja, M; Serrano,S, Ferrada,P. Santo Tomas University    and Ayacara Fundation.  “Elaboración de esqueletos  y muestras anatómicas de museo, de animales que habitan la  península  Huequi,   Comuna de Chaitén, Provincia  de Palena,  X Región, Chile” (Squeletons and museum specimens of animals of Huequi Peninsula, Chaiten Chile ) US $ 940

X  Professional Societies

  • 2009- present: Member of American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA)
  • 1998 – present: Member of Chilean Anatomy Society
  • 2001- present: Member of International Society for Plastination (ISP)
  • 2002 – 2007: Member of the Directory of Chilean Anatomy Society

 

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