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Experiencia laboral



University of Leeds, England

Peruvian Cayetano Heredia University, Peru

(Lima, Peru: 2020-2022)

Impact of food biodiversity on nutrition (anemia) and its effect on resilience to extreme flooding that could potentially be linked to climate change among the Indigenous Shawi peoples in the Peruvian Amazon.


University of Guelph, Canada

Peruvian Cayetano Heredia University, Peru

(Lima, Peru: Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2019)

Impact mechanisms of climate change on the health of the Shawi and Shipibo Indigenous populations of the Peruvian Amazon through food security.

Work experience

Department of Geography, Laboratory of Health Geography, McGill University

Assistant Professor

(Montreal, Canada: Jan. 2014 - Apr. 2014)

GEOG 403 Global Health and Environment


Indigenous Health Unit, Cayetano Heredia Foundation

Founder, Head of the Unit

(Lima, Peru: Dec. 2010 - Jul. 2012)

Promoting health research of Indigenous populations based on an intercultural perspective with the use of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods.


Indigenous Health Unit, Cayetano Heredia Foundation

Senior Consultant for Health Partners - Peru

(Lima, Peru: Dec. 2010 - Jul. 2012)

Executed the research study "Prevalence and risk factors for TB in the Asháninka Indigenous population".

Research development planning, data collection and analysis design and drafting the final report.


Research project on Febrile Syndrome, Alexander von Humboldt Institute of Tropical Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, Peruvian Cayetano Heredia University


(Lima, Peru: May. 2009 - Dec. 2010)

Monitor research activities in five Peruvian cities: Tumbes, Puerto Maldonado, Cusco, Yurimaguas and Chanchamayo.

Provide support to medical researchers with data collection, data analysis and reporting for local health authorities.


National Center for Intercultural Health (CENSI), National Institute of Health - Ministry of Health of Peru

Medical researcher

(Lima, Peru: Sep. 2007 - Jun. 2009)

Design and supervision with the Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B research in five Indigenous communities of the Peruvian Amazon: Candoshi, Shapra, Machigenguas, Nanti and Yine (Loreto).

Intercultural strategy development for HIV prevention among the Shawi Indigenous population.

Formulation support of Peruvian intercultural policies related to the health of Indigenous populations.

Drafting of scientific articles related to Indigenous health in Peru.


Naval Medical Research Unit N.º 6 (NAMRU 6), Institutional Ethics Committee

Core member

(Lima, Peru: Sep. 2007 - Oct. 2012)

Monthly meetings with the Ethics Committee for the evaluation of the infectious disease research projects.


Office of Epidemiology, Santa Gema Hospital, Province of Alto Amazonas, Loreto Regional Health Administration, Ministry of Health of Peru

Field doctor

(Loreto, Peru: Sep. 2003 - Dec. 2004)

Serving Indigenous communities (Candoshis, Shapra, Shawi and Shiwilu) affected by disease outbreaks in the provinces of Alto Amazonas and Datem (Loreto).


Febrile Syndrome Project, Ministry of Health of Peru

Rural doctor in Yurimaguas

(Loreto, Peru: Sep. 2003 - Dec. 2004)

Evaluating, registration and follow-up of patients with febrile diseases (including dengue fever, Oropuche, Mayaro, Venezuelan equine encephalitis - EEV, hemorrhagic fever, leptospirosis and malaria).

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