Sad news


Dear IMGA Family:


Our IMGA worldwide community is deeply saddened by the unexpected and recent passing of one of our dearest members, Mrs. Carmen Isela Terrazas Salcido, known to many of us as “Carmelita Rubio, wife of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Hector Rubio Arias from our Medical Geology Chapter in Chihuahua, Mexico.  Carmelita was a great supporter of IMGA’s mission in Mexico and strong contributor of the development of the Mexico Chapter on Medical Geology.  She was a loving and dedicated mother of a daughter and a son, a kind and caring friend, and a remarkable human being.  We will all miss her deeply.


Our IMGA community from all over the world is with Hector and his family during this difficult time. Hector, know that our community is here to support you and your family during this time of mourning and sadness.




Estimada Familia de IMGA:


Con profundo dolor comunicamos a todos nuestros miembros de IMGA, el fallecimiento de nuestra amiga y colega, Mrs Carmelita Rubio, amada esposa de nuestro querido amigo y compañero de ruta Dr. Héctor Rubio Arias. Acompañamos a Héctor y a su familia en este triste momento y le brindamos nuestra presencia, desde cada uno de los rincones del mundo, para transitar juntos la adversidad. ¡Querido Héctor, aquí estamos!





4th Annual IMGA-Nigeria Conference. Its scheduled for 25-27 August, 2021. The Conference is billed to be a Hybrid event (a combination of Virtual and Physical Presentations).