Board of Trustees Members at IUSOM Bonaire Main Campus
Founder, Co-Founders, and Members of the Board of Trustees of the Main Campus
of International University School of Medicine (IUSOM) located in Bonaire, Dutch
Caribbean (Formerly Netherlands Antilles (N.A.)) include:
- Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ghaus Choudhry, D.Sc. (Univ. Amsterdam), Ph.D. (Univ.
Amsterdam), M.Sc. (Univ. Punjab), B.Sc. (Univ. Punjab), Chairman & President;
- Dr. Octavio Cervantes-Pava, M.D. (Univ. Cartagena), Vice-President Academic;
- Mr. Harlton Eleoterio Emerenciana, B.Sc. (Hons.) (Westerhonk Nederland
School of Nursing), B.Sc. (Groningen School of Agriculture), Vice-President
- Dr. Miguel Angel Gonzâlez-Gonzâlez, Ph.D. (Univ. de Los Andes), M.D. (Univ.
de Los Andes), Vice-President Research.
Academic and Professional Scientific Qualities of Dr. Choudhry, Chairman &
The Founder, Dr. Choudhry, Ph.D., D.Sc. has strong acaemic professional insight in
the sectors of education and training as well those of innovative analytical organic
chemistry laboratory services in the EU including The Netherlands and in the North
America. He has a great perseverance. He has good financial insight. He has good
professional relationships with the residents of The Netherlands and other EU-
countries and with those of Canada and USA. He has very strong professional
competence in education and training area along with in the innovative analytical
organic chemistry field in which he has struggled to start delivering medical
educational and research services through the supreme and active involvement of
co-partners and co-founders of IUSOM.
Dr Choudhry has gained about 13 years' experience for lecturing to undergraduate
and graduate students covering courses on Environmental Chemistry, Pesticide
Chemistry, Mechanistic Organic Chemistry, Organic Photochemistry, Organic
Thermochemistry, Biochemistry and Soil Humic Substances Chemistry along with
Applied Calculus and Modern Physics at the Xavier University School of Medicine
(2004-2005), the University of Amsterdam (1978-1983) as well as at the University of
Manitoba (1983-1989) and the University of Windsor (1989-1990). In addition, he
has obtained one year’s experience for teaching Organic Chemistry and Physical
Chemistry at Islamia College (Degree College) (1971-1972), Quetta, Pakistan.
Moreover, Dr. Choudhry has acquired about one year’s experience (2004–2005) at
the Xavier University School of Medicine, Bonaire Campus for providing leadership
and guidance for setting up new PreMED Courses covering General Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. In addition, he has obtained a total of
6 years’ experience for working as the Acting Director (1985-1986) along with as the
Associate Director (1983–1985 and 1986-1989) of the Pesticide Research
Laboratory (PRL) at the Department of Soil Science, University of Manitoba, Canada.
He administered the PRL and performed a leadership role by providing supervision
and guidance to the Undergraduate and Graduate Students and to other Technical
and Office Staff.
Dr. Choudhry also has about 30 years’ hands-on-experience for utilizing modern
analytical chemistry equipments such as HPLC, GC, bench-top GC-MS, HR-GC-MS,
ICP-MS, HR-ICP-MS, NMR and IR instruments. Moreover, he has five and a half
years’ North American innovative, administrative and leadership experience as a
CEO and Lab Manager of an innovative environmental and analytical chemistry
laboratory situated in Ontario, Canada. He always appreciates to work in a
cooperative social environment. He has also gained similar seven years’ European
experience by leading a chemical laboratory in The Netherlands. He possesses very
strong innovative, organisational and administrative experience both in the university
and industrial environments. He takes always initiatives to invent new analytical
methodology and technology in environmental chemistry field and in their commercial
applications. He dares to take risks in the technological innovative business(es). He
is very good decision-maker. By publishing 5 books and 119 research articles, in his
field of innovative expertise, through the American and other international publishers,
he has acquired a unique position and reputation among the international innovative
environmental, toxicological and clinical scientific community.
In order to view Dr. Choudhry's complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and a List of
Publications, please click here.
To view Traditional DUTCH CEREMONIES OF AWARD OF DOCTOR OF SCIENCE
(D.Sc.) Degree to Dr. Choudhry by the University of Amsterdam, click here.
Academic and Professional Scientific Qualities of Dr. Cervantes-Pava, Vice-
The Co-Founder, Dr. Cervantes-Pava, M.D., has outstanding academic professional
insight in the several sectors of the medical profession aiming Medical Practice both
as a Private and a Governmental Family Doctor in Barranquilla, Colombia and in
Curacao and Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean (Formerly Netherlands Antilles(N.A.)).
Dr. Cervantes-Pava has acquired more than 34 years’ experience as a Private
Medical Practitioner in Barranquilla (1970–1974) and in Bonaire (1976-2006). In
addition, he is in possession of about 35 years experience as a Local Medical
Practitioner in various Non-Governmental and Governmental clinics and hospitals
such as Clinica Materno Infantil (1971), San Francisco de Paula, Pediatric Hospital
(1972), Clinica del Prado (1973), Clinica Bautista (1973), Clinica Colombia (1974),
and Clinica del Terminal Maritimo (1974) located in Barranquilla, Colombia as well as
St. Elisabeth Hospitaal (1975) in Curacao (N.A.), Clinica Antriol (1976–2003),
Hospitaal Sant Franciscus (1976–2006), and Kasdi Kwido (1996–2006) situated
In order to view Dr. Cervantes-Pava's complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and a List of
Publications, please click here.
Academic and Professional Scientific Qualities of Mr. Emerenciana, Vice-
The Co-Founder, Mr. Emerenciana, B.Sc. (Hons.), possesses very superb academic
professional insight in the several sectors of the applied health and education
professions both in Private and Governmental atmospheres in Kralendijk, Bonaire,
Dutch Caribbean (Formerly Netherlands Antilles (N.A.)).
Mr. Emerenciana has gained one year’s experience as a Commissioner (“Minister”)
of Economics Affairs in the Government of Bonaire Island in Bonaire, N.A. (2006–
2007). For one year, he performed daily duties of a Minister covering Economics
Affairs of Bonaire Island as well as several other Island Portfolios such as Tourism,
Seaports & Related Logistics, Traffic & Transportation, Telephone &
Telecommunications (TELBO N.V.), and Airport Affairs. In Addition, he participated in
the weekly meetings of the Island Executive Council (“Cabinet”) and provided expert
advice and guidance.
In addition, Mr. Emerenciana possesses about two years’ experience (2007-2009) as
a Compulsory Education Civil Servant (“Leerplichtambtenaar”) at SEK, Department
of Education, Government of Bonaire Island, Kralendijk, Bonaire.
Similarly, Mr. Emerenciana has acquired about 7 years’ professional experience
covering Health Care and Education as a Chairman Board of Trustees at Special
Olympics Bonaire (2000–2001), Section Director at Stichting ‘Kuido pa Personanan
Desabilitá (F.K.P.D.) (2000–2001), Board of Trustees Member at Special Olympics
Bonaire (2001–2006), Chairman Board of Trustees at Fundashon kuido pa Bista i
Oido (2001–2006), Project Leader at Formashon pa Mañan (FORMA) (2001–2006),
and Board of Trustees Member at Coöperatie Kriabon (t.b.v. Landbouw, Veeteelt
Tuinbouw (2006 – to present), all located in Kralendijk, Bonaire.
In order to view Mr. Emerenciana's complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and a List of
Publications, please click here.
Academic and Professional Scientific Qualities of Dr. Gonzâlez-Gonzâlez,
The Co-Founder, Dr. Gonzâlez-Gonzâlez, Ph.D., M.D., is in possession of descent
academic professional insight in the several sectors of the medical profession aiming
Medical Surgery and Medical Practice both as a Private Practitioner and a
Governmental Surgeon General in Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean (Formerly
Netherlands Antilles) and in Venzuela.
Dr. Gonzâlez-Gonzâlez has gained about 31 years’ experience as a Private Medical
Practitioner in Barquisimeto, Venezuela (1977–2008). In addition, he possesses
about 29 years’ experience as a Surgeon and Surgeon General at several hospitals
in Barquisimeto, Venezuela (1980–2008) and at San Francisco Hospital in Kralendijk,
Bonaire (2009 – to present).
In order to view Dr. Gonzâlez-Gonzâlez's complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and a List
of Publications, please click here.
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