Alejandro Moreno, MBBS, MPH, JD, FACP

Assistant Dean of Clinical Integration, Associate Professor

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Dr. Moreno is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean for Clinical Integration at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. He is a practicing physician and attorney. He attended the Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud in Medellan, Colombia, graduating in 1992. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 1997 and his fellowship in General Internal Medicine in 2000, both at the Boston University Medical Center. Also in 2000, Dr. Moreno received a Master of Public Health “ Health Law“ from the Boston University School of Public Health. In 2006, he obtained a law degree from the St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas; he was admitted to practice law in Texas the same year.

Dr. Moreno has worked in medical education since 2002 first with the Internal Medicine Residency Program and now with the Department of Medical Education. He is also an expert in the care of refugees and victims of torture, an area which he has published extensively. He practices immigration law and human rights. He has testified on numerous occasions as an expert witness in cases involving human rights violations.

Dr. Moreno is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). He served as President of the Texas Chapter of the ACP between 2014-2015. He is board re-certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Research Output 2000 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)
Internship and Residency
3 Citations (Scopus)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Septic Shock
Pelvic Infection
Soft Tissue Infections
1 Citation (Scopus)

Detention: Istanbul Protocol - Development, Practical Applications, and Future Directions

Iacopino, V. & Moreno, A., Nov 4 2015, Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 220-227 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

constitutional state
civil society
human rights
3 Citations (Scopus)

Good-Bye and Good Luck: Teaching Residents the Business of Medicine After Residency

Salib, S. & Moreno, A., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of graduate medical education. 7, 3, p. 338-340 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graduate Medical Education
Internship and Residency
Internal Medicine

How can you explain this patient's thrombocytopenia during hemodialysis?

Rodriguez, M. A. & Moreno, A., Oct 2015, In : Consultant. 55, 10

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Renal Dialysis