Gabriel Boric appoints Catterina Ferreccio as the new director of the Institute of Public Health by ADP | National

Gabriel Boric appoints Catterina Ferreccio as the new director of the Institute of Public Health by ADP | National
Gabriel Boric appoints Catterina Ferreccio as the new director of the Institute of Public Health by ADP | National

According to the Minsal, the new director of the ISP is an expert in public health with more than 40 years of experience.

President Gabriel Boric appointed Dr. Catterina Ferreccio as the new National Director of the Institute of Public Health (ISP). This appointment was made after a selection process carried out by the system of Senior Public Management (ADP).

Dr. Ferreccio is surgeon from the University of Chilewhere he also obtained a master in Public Health. In addition, it has a master’s degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University in the United States and a diploma in Extension in clinical ethics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

With more than four decades of experience, Ferreccio has played fundamental roles in various institutionsstated the Minsal.

She was a zone general practitioner at the Western Metropolitan Health Service, coordinator of the Typhoid Fever Control Program at the University of Maryland Center for Vaccine Development, and director of the Health Research Development Group.

Academic in universities

The new director also stood out as Professor of Public Health and Director of the Doctorate in Epidemiology at the University of Chile. Furthermore, she was member of the Covid-19 Advisory Council and the Pandemic Response Committee, and He is currently a member of the Advisory Council for respiratory viruses of the Ministry of Health.

The selection process for this position began last December, with the reception of 85 applications. After a rigorous evaluation process, the Council of Senior Public Management (CADP) interviewed the 12 best evaluated candidates in April, subsequently sending the final list to the President for his decision.

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