JOSE ACOSTA SANTOS
Medical Doctor degree
from University of Havana, Cuba,
Researcher in Transcultural Psychiatry.
Oturakaa, priest of Ifa, babalawo.
Dr. Acosta had Psychotherapist Training under control
of professor José
A. Bustamante O'Leary Ph.D. from 1983 to 1968. He
had been Chief of Community Psychiatry of Cerro County
and Chief of Psychiatry Ward at Guines Psychiatric
Hospital, Havana, Cuba.
Acosta has been professor of the Psychiatry Department,
Habana, School of Medicine and Vice Director of Fundamental
Brain Research Institute, Cuban Academy of Science.
He is member of the World Association of Social Psychiatry,
Correspondent of Peruvian Psychiatry Association.
Correspondent of Colombia Psychiatry Association.
Correspondent of Venezuela Psychiatry Association.
Member of the Latin-American Psychiatric Association
Collaborator of Fernando Ortiz Association (Non-Governmental
Association) Havana, Cuba.
of Mexican Academy of Traditional Medicine.
Dr. Acosta has presented his work and participated
VII World Congress of Sociology, Bulgaria 1970
III International Congress of Social Psychiatry,
VIII Latin American Psychiatry Congress (APAL),
VII World Sociology Congress, Canada 1975
XV Colombian Psychiatry Congress, Colombia 1975
First Latin American Psychotherapy Congress, Peru
IX Latin American Psychiatrist Congress (APAL)
as well as the First International Congress of
Yoruba's Cultural Association, Cuba 1992
Third Brain Death International Congress, Cuba
Anthopological Congress, Cuba 1992
V Ibero American Symposium, Cuba 1993 and the
II Congress of the Cuban Research Institute of
Florida International University, US; and many
other conferences and congress.