Selva in Action welcomes new Medical Director

Hands on Training

Selva in Action (SIA) is proud to welcome Dr. Stalin Fran Vilcarromero Llaja as our new Medical Director. Stalin joins an established group of volunteers who, for almost 10 years, have served thousands of villagers residing in the Amazon basin. He is a research physician with the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit Six (NAMRU-6) in Iquitos (7 years). He received his medical degree from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH-Lima) and holds a Masters Degree in Family and Community Health from the Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana (UNAP-Iquitos). Stalin also attended the London School of Tropical Medicine, the University of Florida (Department of Environment and Global Health), and the University of Triangulo Mineiro (Brazil).

Stalin specializes in research and treatment of diseases such as dengue, influenza, leptospirosis, malaria, chikungunya, equine encephalitis, and others. He is a member of the institutional review boards of the Regional Hospital and the Regional Department of Health in Loreto and a published author in a variety of journals including the Emerging Infectious Disease Journal and American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and the Pan American Dengue Research Network Meeting."

Stalin teaches the Tropical Medicine course at Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana (UNAP-Iquitos) and Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH-Lima). Additionally, he is the principal mentor of the Scientific Society of Medical students of the Peruvian Amazon (SOCIEMAP-UNAP). Stalin has been an attendee and speaker at several international meetings, including those sponsored by the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

If you would like to personally welcome Dr. Vilcarromero, he can be reached at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Charitable Giving to PAMS

Please Consider a Gift to PAMS

There are several ways in which you can make donations to PAMS. Your contribution can be a one-time gift or you can choose to make your donation recurring. If you are thinking about crafting a gift of significance, there are several options available for you to consider. Please click on the link below to learn more about charitable giving to PAMS.

There are several ways to Give