It is with great sadness that we share that Dr. Arturo Moreno Ramirez, a recent SIOP Board member and recent SLAOP President, has passed away this weekend due to complications with COVID19.

Dr. Arturo Moreno Ramirez graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, México. He did his postgraduate studies in Pediatrics in Hospital Universitario de Puebla, México and was a specialist in Pediatric Oncology Hematology at the Hospital Infantil de México “Federico Gómez”. Most recently, Dr. Ramirez was a coordinator of the World Child Cancer program in “Support of the Child with Cancer” in Hospital Regional de Rio Blanco, Veracruz, México. 2017-2019. He has published extensively on pediatric oncology topics.

Rest in Peace!