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Portilla, MD

Maria G. Portilla, MD

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  BS, Zoology, University of Maryland (1973)
  MD, Universidad del Valle Medical School, Cali, Colombia   (1980)
  Public Health Service – General Medicine, Hospital San Jose, Buga, Colombia (1980–1981)
  Pediatric Intern, Tulane University School of Medicine/Charity Hospital (1981–1982)
  Pediatric Resident, St. Louis University School of Medicine/ Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital (1982–1984)   Ambulatory Pediatric Fellowship, St. Louis University School of Medicine/Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital (1984 –1986)

Clinical and Research Interests

Eating disorders
Resident Education

Personal Interests

Spending time with my husband, family and friends

Advice for Students

With the pressure of academics, it’s important to remember to take the time to take care of yourself; emotionally, mentally and physically.

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