Catterina Ferreccio

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Epidemiologist

 

An epidemiologist trained at the Universidad de Chile, Catterina Ferreccio holds a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University (United States). She is a tenured professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and head of its doctoral program in epidemiology, and she is also the deputy director at the Advanced Center for Chronic Illness, and the director of the Maule Cohort (MAUCO) study. She is also a member of the Health Ministry’s Covid-19 advisory council.

 

She was a regional consultant to the Panamerican Health Organization in Washington DC, where she carried out operational research on cervical-uterine cancer in Perú, Chile and El Salvador.

ACTIVIDADES

The future medicine
Confronting the pandemic in Latin America
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Aki Watanabe

A date with dinosaurs

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Anil Seth

How (not) to build a conscious machine

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Macarena Lescornez

In defense of neurorights

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