Daniel González-Spencer, M.D., MSc.
Vice-president for International Relations
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL)
Dr. Daniel González-Spencer is an experimental pathologist, graduated from the Medical School of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León, Mexico (UANL), where he is a tenured lecturer of Pathology and Chief of the Tissue Culture Laboratory and the Experimental Pathology Section.
His scientific areas of interest are: carcinogenicity, inflammation and immunopathology and has published many articles in international journals on these fields. Likewise, he belongs to different national and international professional associations.
Dr. González-Spencer began his responsibilities in international affairs as Secretary for International Relations at the Medical School-UANL and later on he founded the Office of International Relations for UANL and was appointed its first Director.
During 2000-2006, he served as Director General for International Relations for the Federal Ministry of Education (SEP) of the Mexican Republic.
He was the founding President of the Inter-American Commission on Education for the OAS, Secretary General of UNESCO´s Mexican Commission for Cooperation, President of the Mexican-United States Commission for Academic Exchange (Fulbright-Garcia Robles Scholarship), Technical Secretary for the Bi-national Program on Migrant Education (PROBEM), Secretary of the Technical Committee for the Mexico-Japan Friendship Trust Fund, Head Representative for the Ministry of Education for Cooperation with Central America, President of the Mexican National Section of the Panamerican Institute on Geography and History, Coordinator of the Group G-11 of the Summit of the America´s, Member of the Technical Committee of the Mexico-Spain Mixed Trust Fund of Technical and Scientific Cooperation and Advisor to the State´s Secretary of Education on International Relations.
At present, Dr. González-Spencer lives in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México, where he serves as Vice President for International Relations at UANL and as Executive Secretary of the Mexican Region of the Inter-American Organization for Higher Education, OUI-IOHE.