Camilo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics, currently serving as Research Director for the Center for Sport and the Center for Brain Health at Tulane University School of Medicine. In this position, he fronts the Centers’ efforts to build, expand, and strengthen its research portfolio, as well as oversees all research-related operations across all divisions.
Over the last 15 years, Camilo has accrued significant international experience in multiple facets of clinical and translational research, spanning the T0-T4 continuum, in both academia and industry. He has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, monographs, editorials, and abstracts, and continuously participates as a member of scientific/organizing committees for CME activities endorsed by various medical/scientific associations. He has spoken on diverse science and technology topics nationally and internationally and is the recipient of numerous awards. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries. He holds 6 international and US patents.
Camilo earned his medical degree from the William C. Gorgas School of Health Sciences in Panama City, completed his internship and residency in medical centers in Panama City and Louisiana, and received fellowship training at the Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health in New Orleans, LA, and the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, TX. He has also received training in business administration from the INCAE institute in Costa Rica; training in clinical research from the University of Louisville, the National Institutes of Health, and Harvard University; and training in data science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Sports Cardiology
- Exercise Physiology
- Heart Failure
- Cardiovascular Imaging
- Digital Health
- Preventive Cardiology