The 2nd Congress of

Abstract Submissions

International Society of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases

The Only Global Congress Focused on Pediatric Respiratory Diseases


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Manuel E. Soto-Martínez

Manuel E. Soto-Martínez, MD, MSc, is an A. Professor of Paediatrics and Paediatric Pulmonology at Hospital Nacional de Niños “Dr. Carlos Sáenz Herrera” and School of Medicine of the University of Costa Rica. Graduated in Paediatrics from the University of Costa Rica in 2007. From 2007 to 2010 he completed his fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Children´s Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Following his return to Costa Rica, he completed his Masters in Epidemiology at the National University of Costa Rica (2013-2015). He is currently the Chief in Clinics at the Respiratory Department and Respiratory Therapy Unit Hospital Nacional de Niños, San José, Costa Rica. 

Dr. Soto-Martínez has focused his research on the epidemiology of respiratory diseases (eg. Asthma, Allergies, Cystic Fibrosis, bronchiectasis, recurrent wheeze, complicated pneumonia, and other respiratory infections), Indoor and Outdoor pollution (health effects, burden, consequences in children and mitigation strategies) and Non-invasive ventilation and tech support at home in children with chronic respiratory conditions in Costa Rica and Latin-America. 

His love for research, education and participation in educational scientific activities has led him to travel around the world participating as a guest professor in multiple conferences, grand rounds, keynote lectures, and forums on respiratory diseases. His dedication, commitment and coordination skills have led him to be part of Central Committees of the main associations in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine in children.