Dr. José Francisco Tomas Martinez Will Speak at the Bupa Summit at the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

Dr. José Francisco Tomas Martinez is the Medical Executive Director for Sanitas. He will be a panelist for the 2nd Bupa Summit on September 27, as part of the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Martinez received his medical degree from the University of Salamanca in 1985. He received his PhD. And board-certification in Hematology in 1990. In 1991, Dr. Martinez completed his training at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle in 1994.

His clinical activity is in stem cell transplantation and lymphoid malignancies. He has at the Department of Hematology of the HU La Princesa de Madrid and was the Director of the Department of Hematology and Clinical Research of the Fundación Jimenez Díaz at the Autónoma University in Madrid from 1998-2004.

In January of 2005, he joined the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Madrid, where he served as the Director of the Hematology and Clinical Laboratories departments until 2014. Currently, he is the Executive Medical Director of Bupa-SLA and Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas (Division of Cancer Medicine. Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma).

He is member of various scientific societies including European Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Group, ASH, ASCO and EHA and has published more than 150 papers in international medical journals.

About the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress

The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress consists of five niche industry conference tracks;

  • Best Practices in Medical Tourism
  • Understanding Buyers of Healthcare
  • New Trends in Medical Tourism
  • Business Development
  • Cancer Track

With multiple initiatives and platforms to unite the thriving medical tourism industry, the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress (WMTC) is the largest medical tourism conference in the world. Riding off the success of the 2014’s event, the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress anticipates up to 2,500 attendees, from nearly 100 countries around the world.

Participants and attendees will have the opportunity to learn first-hand from leading hospitals, insurance companies, physicians, etc. and to take advantage of the collaborative forums and summits. There will also be hundreds of one-on-one networking opportunities with registrants from the combined conference of the Employer Healthcare & Benefits Conference (EHBC), and International Luxury Hotel Association (IHLA) providing six times the traffic and networking for everyone attending the conferences this year.

For more information contact:

Linda Shaifer, Education & Engagement Leader, Medical Tourism Association at [email protected] or call: 561-791-2000 x817

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