Medical College of Peru awarded Dr. Theresa Ochoa!


On October 5, the Medical College of Peru (CMP) awarded Dr. Theresa Ochoa, director of the Instituto de Medicina Tropical "Alexander von Humboldt" (IMTAvH), for her meritorious work in favor of life and health.

Dr. Ochoa obtained her pediatrician degree from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia with a fellowship in trained in pediatric infectious diseases program of the University of Texas at Houston in the United States. She is a researcher with extensive experience in generating evidence at basic sciences, clinical and epidemiological studies, and clinical trials in pediatrics.

Since 2015 she is Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Texas in Houston, USA. She has been head of the Pediatric Infectology Laboratories (LIP) and the Laboratory of Enteric Diseases, Nutrition and Antimicrobial Resistance (LEEN-RA) and since 2019 she is the director of IMTAVH.

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