Dr. Diego Paul Toapanta Vega

Dr. Diego Paul Toapanta Vega He was born in Loja-Ecuador on September 14, 1989, he completed his primary and secondary studies in his hometown, at the age of 17 he entered the National University of Loja, obtaining a medical degree, after which he dedicated a year to social service in a rural town in his country. In 2014, he entered the General Surgery service of the Manuel Ygnacio Monteros hospital as a resident. Subsequently, the Hermanos Ameijeiras Hospital in Havana-Cuba opened its doors for her postgraduate studies, here she developed great interest in pulmonary interventionism and at the age of 29 she obtained her degree in Pneumology and Physiology. In the path of pulmonary interventionism, he has completed a Higher Course in Advanced Chest Ultrasound, as well as multiple training courses in basic and advanced bronchoscopy.
Dr. Ruchi Dua

Dr Ruchi dua has pursued her post graduation from King George Medical College,Lucknow ,India in field of Pulmonary Medicine.She is currently engaged as faculty in Department of Pulmonary Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh,Uttarakhand,India since 2013 and currently working as Additional Professor since 2020. She has co-authored around 40 publications and won 2 awards for paper presentations at National conferences apart from felicitation of her work during Covid pandemic.Receiver of 2 state level and 1 national level extramural grant she has an active interest in pursuing research in field of respiratory medicine.Her interest areas include obstructive airway diseases,PFT,EBUS & bronchoscopy.Via this prestigious fellowship she aims to widen her horizons & strengthen Interventional Pulmonology services at her institute so as to improve standards of clinical care as well as teaching and training programs run by her department.