Our Team

Oriana graduated in Medicine (UAM, 2004), holds a Masters in Public Health (Harvard University, 2008), a medical residency in Preventive Medicine and Public Health (2011), and a university expert degree in health & development (UCM, 2004).

She combines experience in field epidemiology and the translation of scientific evidence on global health policies. In the last 10 years she has collaborated with institutions such as AECID, PAHO/WHO, CDC, ECDC, EC, several universities and NGOs, in Latin America, Africa and Europe, and in diverse topics such as health & development issues, epidemiology research of HIV/Aids, drugs and Mesoamerican Nephropathy (MeN). She holds a PhD thesis (UAM, 2013) for investigating with researchers of Boston University this mysterious Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown causes in sugar cane workers and rural communities of Central America.

She works currently as Policy Analysis Coordinator at ISGlobal, where since November 2019 she is also an associated researcher within the NCD's and Environment programme.

Selected publications:

PubMed indexed articles:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Ramirez-Rubio+O