Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)

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The history of the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia is closely linked to the development of medicine, science research in Peru. Its foundation, in 1961, originated when an important group of professors with extensive experience in the teaching of medicine of the University of more prestige until then in the country, had the vision to create a college with high academic demands, contributing to the research in health and life sciences in the country and the world. These doctors visionaries, created the Medical Union of Teachers Cayetano Heredia on 25 July 1961, to begin to operate in the premises of the National Academy of Medicine.

From these initial steps, it was apparent that the support that the international community and the local gave to the founders, in the formation of a new study center for health sciences. The support of the local community is made tangible with the creation of an Economic Board of Trustees chaired by Mr. Enrique Ayulo Pardo. Two months after arduous


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