Andres Wiernik, MD
Universidad de Ciencias Medicas, San Jose, Costa Rica
Hematology/Oncology/Transplantation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dr. Wiernik is originally from Costa Rica and graduated from UCIMED medical school. His medical research career includes fellowships and internships at the Karolinska Cancer Center in Sweden, University of Turin in Italy, PeterMac Cancer Center in Australia and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Wiernik completed his internal medicine residency at Hennepin County Medical Center and his fellowship in Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation at the University of Minnesota. During his medical education, he received several teaching awards and honors from Hennepin County Medical Center and the University of Minnesota.
In 2010, he was inducted to the Minnesota Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and was also recognized by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the Minnesota Medical Foundation for being a "resident role model" and for "outstanding professionalism, scholarship, leadership, and service in the medical community". Dr. Wiernik is an active member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Cancer Research. In 2013, he was elected to the American Society of Hematology Advocacy Leadership Institute. Recently, Dr. Wiernik was elected as a board member of the Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology, and faculty in the Department of Medicine at the University of Minnesota.