The Universidad Central del Caribe Congratulates Sandra Rivera Beltran, MS III.


The Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) congratulates Sandra Rivera Beltran, MS III student, for having won the second prize of the American College of Surgeons, Puerto Rico Chapter, with the Poster Transabdominal ligation of the thoracic duct with pericardial-peritoneal shunting in a case of primary idiopathic chylous pericardial effusion. Not only is the prize an honor, but this case was also selected for publication in the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Surgery. We would like as well to congratulate her mentor, Dr. Victor Ortiz, pediatric surgeon, who offered inspiration and guidance with these important accomplishments of her burgeoning professional life. We wish her the best and much continued success!