P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Antonio Perez, 2006

Director, Heart Failure Intensive Care Unit, Cleveland Clinic

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

ANTONIO PEREZ is completing his fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. 

Antonio was born in North Bergen, NJ, in 1984 to Cuban parents.

Antonio earned a BA in history and science from Harvard University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and received the Detur Prize and John Harvard Scholarship.He completed his MD/MBA at Harvard University.

A research fellow of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Antonio helped develop stem cell therapies for muscular dystrophy. His findings have been featured in numerous national conference presentations and scientific publications, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Gellis and Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy.

Antonio also co-founded PABSELA, Harvard University's first program aiming to advance biomedicine in Latin America through partnerships with Latin American universities. He directed Harvard ExperiMentors, a science education program in elementary schools.

Antonio hopes to become a cardiologist and healthcare executive.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2010
  • MBA Business | Harvard University 2010
  • BA History | Harvard University 2005
Work History
  • Cleveland Clinic, Director, Heart Failure Intensive Care Unit
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