Dr. Avila left his post as Ambassador to the U.S. from Paraguay in 1969 to accept a clinical professorship at Georgetown’s Medical School, teaching students the importance of community medicine and international health. Dr. Avila spent his career attempting to combat tropical diseases in Paraguay and controlling infectious diseases in Latin America in general. While at Georgetown, he would regularly attend classes in order to improve his English.
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