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PAMS Awards 2021

Fabiola G Roura Moreno | Published on 1/10/2021

Humanitarian  Award: 

Dr. Walter Janke & Lalita Mascarenhas Janke

Walter, born in Trujillo. Medical Degree: San Fernando UNMSM.  Specialty: Cardiothoracic surgery. Lalita, born in India. Financial Planner, President of the US National Committee for the United Nations Women. 

Walter and Lalita Janke Charitable Foundation. Active members of PAMS for many years.  Committing time, effort, and financial support to PAMS activities. Walter serves in the PAMS Board as Director of Finance, and in the Finance and Marketing Committee; He also serves in the Directory of PAMS Polyclinic in Chincha.  He is the Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee. 

Lalita has served as leader and member of the PAMS Auxiliary Committee. Walter and Lalita, independently and through their Foundation have made several large donations to PAMS, PAMS Polyclinic - construction and maintenance, San Fernando Chapter of PAMS and PAMS Auxiliary.

Most recent donation of $34,000 to obtain a new x-ray machine for the PAMS Polyclinic is just an example of their generosity. 

The Jankes are a committed couple who loves Peru and the work we all do in Peru

Dr. Walter Janke y Sra.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Federico Alva


Medical Degree: National University of Trujillo. Obstetrics and Gynecology: Jewish Hospital New York. Medical practice in Southern California for 40 years. PAMS active member for more than 25 years. President of Southern California Chapter, multiple times. Member of several PAMS committees throughout the year. Volunteered in many PAMS Medical Missions. Trujillo Medical Mission director & organizer. Obtained $1-2 million in medicines, equipment, for Regional Hospital Trujillo, Belen Hospital.

Dr. Federico Alva

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dra. Maria H. Sjogren


Medical Degree. UNMSM San Fernando. Master Public Health. John Hopkins. Internal Medicine, sub-specialty Gastroenterology/hepatology. Yale University. US Army Medical Corps Colonel. Active member of PAMS for over 30 years. Past President (2 years) of PAMS. Artifice of the Endowment fund. Serves as Vice President of PAMS Polyclinic Directorio, Member of several Committees throughout many years. 

Participated in many Medical Missions. President of the San Fernando Chapter. Assisted in San Fernando getting international certification.  Named to Academia Nacional de Medicina, 2013 Extremely supportive of the Chincha Polyclinic; lately, exceptional contributor to the educational Webinars. Has created venues in Peru for immunization programs (hepatitis). 

Dra. Sjogren