HONORS & AWARDS

2015-2017 Selected as a “Leading Physician of the World” by the International Association of HealthCare Professionals
2013-2018 National Researcher National System of Researchers of Mexico, (CONACYT-National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico), Level III, based in Canada (2013-18). This is an honorific position that the government of Mexico gave me through the CONACYT due to my overall scientific productivity
2011-2012 Bronze medal. Third most productive clinical researcher, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
2011 Selected as an international rising star in the field of epilepsy by the journal epilepsy and behavior
2009-2013 National Researcher National System of Researchers of Mexico, (CONACYT-National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico), Level II, based in Canada (2009-13). This is an honorific position that the government of Mexico gave me through the CONACYT due to my overall scientific productivity
2009-2014 Mudjadik Thyssen Mining Professorship in Neurosciences
2008 Honorary member. College of clinical researchers in health sciences of Oaxaca. Oaxaca, Mexico.
2008 Bruce S. Schoenberg International Award in Neuroepidemiology. This is a major award granted by the American Academy of neurology, recognising my career as a neuroepidemiologist.
2006 Mary Ann Lee/CEDAR award for best fellow’s paper 2006, Paper “Tellez-Zenteno JF, Matijevic S, Wiebe S. Somatic Comorbidity of Epilepsy in the General Population in Canada”. Granted by the Canadian League against Epilepsy
2003-2004 Biographical record in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Second edition
2003 Winner of the scholarship to perform the Epilepsy Fellow in Canada. Granted by the Mexican Foundation of Health. “Talent’s Incubation Program”.
2003 Winner of the scholarship to perform the Epilepsy Fellow in Canada. Granted by the Aventis-Pharma Foundation.  “Medical excellence Program”
2000/2003 “Antonio Caso” Silver Medal for Excellent performance during the master of sciences. Granted by the National University of Mexico, UNAM
1999-2003 CONACYT (National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico) scholarship to perform the master degree and doctorate in Medical.
March-1999 to February-2003.
2002 International Award for the best research in Neurophysiology granted by the Latin-American Society of Neurophysiology. Project: “Diagnostic tests in myasthenia gravis. Creation of a standard for diagnosis using a method of consensus”
2001 Honors; Examination for the Degree of Master in Sciences. Granted by the National University of Mexico, UNAM
2000 National Award for the best clinical research, granted by the “Boehringer-Promeco Foundation-Mexico”. Project: “Prognostic Factors of Thymectomy in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis: A Cohort of 132 Patients”
1999 “Salvador Zubirán" Award for the best clinical research at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition,  “Salvador Zubirán”. Project: “Risk Factors Associated With Depression In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus”.
1998 Award as an outstanding performance in AFINES (Undergraduate Research Students Program). Faculty of Medicine, National University of Mexico, UNAM, March 2, 1998
1996 "Gustavo Baz" Award for the best research at the National University of Mexico, “UNAM”. Project: “On the Protection by Ketorolac of Reperfusion-Induced Heart Damage”
1995 "Louis Pasteur" Award for the best research at the Faculty of Medicine granted by the National University of Mexico, UNAM. Project:” Effect Of Perezone On Arrhythmias And Markers Of Cell Injury During Reperfusion In The Anesthetized Rat”
1994-1995 “National University of Mexico Foundation” Scholarship. Economic Support for students with high academic performance
1990/91/92 Diploma for obtaining second best score during the medical carrier,Granted by the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Mexico, UNAM