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Irma Frank

Irma Frank is the senior associate dean for international programs and chair of the International Programs Committee at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She joined Georgetown over 25 years ago and was a member of the Latin America Initiative Faculty Committee (2016-2017).

International activities include:

  • Received Georgetown University’s silver medal for services to the Medical Center.
  • Helped to initiate the NASA telecommunications project for distance education, which linked Georgetown with universities in Latin America.
  • Received the highest honors of Orden de Comendador and Orden de Dama from Javeriana University; the Founder’s Day Award; and awards in recognition of excellence for her contribution to international medical cooperation from the Pan American Medical Society, Salvador University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the University of Santa Amaro.
  • Served on the board of directors of the International Life Sciences Institute, Xaveriana Professional Association, Victoria and Albert Gildred Foundation for Health and Education in Latin America, and the Santa Fe de Bogota Foundation for Health and Education in Latin America.

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