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Macarena Soledad Hirmas Adauy

Regular Research Associate Professor

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Disability and Aging Health Equity and Social Determinants Public Health and Epidemiology Digital Health

Educación

  •  Public Health, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2007
  •  Midwife, Licensed in Obstetrics and Childcare, Universidad Mayor. Chile, 2004
  •  Teaching in Health Sciences, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2009
  •  Quantitative Methods, UNIVERSIDAD DIEGO PORTALES. Chile, 2011
  •  Telemedicine and Health Information Technologies, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2020

Experiencia Académica

  •   Research Professor Full Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2010 - A la fecha

  •   Coordinator and teacher of public health course Other

    Universidad Mayor

    Faculty of Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2009

  •   Teacher of public health course Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2008 - 2010

  •   Tutor diploma course "Field Epidemiology" at the Ministry of Health of Chile. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2016 - 2016

  •   Teacher of the course "Conceptual Basis of Public Health", e-learning modality. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2015 - 2015

  •   Teacher of the course "Conceptual Basis of Public Health", e-learning modality. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2014 - 2014

  •   Teacher of the course "Conceptual Basis of Public Health", e-learning modality. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2012 - 2012

  •   Teaching course "Conceptual Bases of Public Health", e-learning modality. Ministry of Health Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Faculty of Medicine

    Chile

    2011 - 2011

  •   Tutor of public health course Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

    Faculty of Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2013 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Contributing reviewer Other

    Pan American Journal of Public Health

    Chile

    2012 - A la fecha

  •   National evaluator of Fonis projects Other

    National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT), National Fund for Health Research and Development.

    Chile

    2015 - 2015

  •   Project evaluator Other

    IV Chilean Congress of Public Health and VI Chilean Congress of Epidemiology Health in All: Facing a model in crisis.

    Chile

    2016 - 2016

  •   Technical and support personnel for research projects Other

    Universidad de Chile

    Chile

    2006 - 2009

  •   Midwife Other

    San José Foundation

    Chile

    2006 - 2009

  •   Midwife Part Time

    Primary health care facility La Faena

    Chile

    2005 - 2005

  •   Midwife Full Time

    Primary health care facility Carol Urzúa

    Chile

    2005 - 2005

  •   Co-investigator Fonis project SA11I1073 Full Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2012 - 2013

  •   Co-investigator in the project "Barriers and facilitators of access to prenatal care in pregnant adolescents under 20 years old." Part Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2011 - 2012

  •   Co-investigator project Risk factors and clinical and sociodemographic profile of meningococcal disease cases confirmed during 2012 and the first quarter of 2013 in Chile, contracted by the Ministry of Health of Chile. Part Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2013 - 2013

  •   Researcher in charge of FONIS project "Disability and Aging: Impact of the GES Orthosis on the functional capacity of people aged 65 years and older, prospective study". SA13/20089 Full Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2014 - 2017

  •   Co-investigator in the project "Diagnostic study: profile of the population consulting the disability qualification and certification process". Pan American Health Organization, Division of Disease Prevention and Control, Department of Disability. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2015 - 2015

  •   Member of the work team in the project "Measurement and Monitoring Instrument: Compendium of Indicators for Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage PAHO/WHO in Chile". Services Contract Pan American Health Organization Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2015 - 2015

  •   Co-investigator in the project "Impact of the Implementation of the AUGE Policy on the Increase in the Demand for Medical Leave and Health Spending. Part Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2011 - 2011

  •   Co-investigator in UDD projects "Construction of a data collection instrument that explores access barriers to achieve "effective coverage" in health care with a focus on social determinants" and "Analysis of the social determinants of health care". Part Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2010 - 2012

  •   Co-investigator in the study "Elaboration of the Questionnaire and Recommendations of Biophysiological and Psychosocial Measurements for the First National Survey of Child Health and Early Adolescence (ENSI)". Ministry of Health. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2018 - 2018

  •   Co-investigator in the project "Monitoring Compliance with the Tobacco Law in Chile", World Health Organization, Ministry of Health. Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2018 - 2019

  •   Co-investigator in the project "Evaluation of the effectiveness of health warnings on cigarette packages in Chile". Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2017 - 2017

  •   Co-investigator Fonis project SA191|0174 BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS IN ACCESS TO MEDICINES FOR PRIORITY NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN CHILE: HYPERTENSION, DYSLIPIDEMIA AND DIABETES Part Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

  •   Co-investigator in UDD project "Immune response to Sars-Cov-2 in health personnel of Primary Care in La Pintana". Part Time

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

  •   Co-investigator "Development of a Referential Indicator for the adjustment of the base prices of the complementary health plans of open Isapres" with Superintendencia de Salud Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - 2020

  •   Participation in review, writing and editing of Fundamentos para los lineamientos para el desarrollo de la telemedicina y telesalud en Chile Other

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - 2021

Difusión y Transferencia


Within the framework of the Fonis SA13I20089 project, the following dissemination activities were carried out:

National seminar to disseminate the results of the Fonis SA13I20089 project: a seminar to disseminate the results and recommendations of the study was held on Tuesday, November 29, from 12:00 to 14:00, in Auditorium 1, Teaching Module III, Padre Hurtado Hospital. This seminar was attended by members of the Padre Hurtado Hospital teams, Primary Care centers of the network, beneficiary population that receives the orthosis, and the research team of the study. The results of the project were presented, giving an account of each objective and the recommendations made.

Presentation at the national congress: in the framework of the scientific production result of the Fonis project SA13I20089, whose objective is the dissemination of the results of the study, the work: "Cane, walker, and chair: a qualitative study from the perspective of key informants on the GES of technical aids in three urban communes, Metropolitan Region 2014-15" was presented. This work was accepted for poster presentation at the IV Chilean Congress of Public Health and VI Chilean Congress of Epidemiology "Salud en Todas: Enfrentando un modelo en crisis". This congress was held on December 1 and 2 at the Coquimbo headquarters of the Universidad Católica del Norte where the research team will present it.

As part of the Academia Magazine N°19 spring 2016, whose central theme was "Aging", an interview was conducted with the director and alternate director of this project, one of the kinesiologists who worked in the field and a patient who participated in the study. The purpose of the interview was to disseminate the project and its general results. The magazine is an initiative of the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo, which is published twice a year. The target audience corresponds to government authorities, Universidad del Desarrollo authorities, deans of other medical schools, Universidad del Desarrollo faculty, media, opinion leaders, and medical society, among others. This instance contributed to disseminate the project and its preliminary general results to all the magazine's target audience. The report was published in November. (ANNEX 24)

As part of the Science and Innovation Fair 2016 developed by the CAS-UDD Scientific Academy of Medical Students, the general results of the project were presented at the Symposium "Science and Innovation in Disability: Challenges in Chile". This activity was attended by students, teachers, researchers, and administrative staff from the entire university community of the Universidad del Desarrollo. The presentation took place on Thursday, November 10. (ANNEX 25)

The work: "Cane, walker, and chair: a qualitative study from the perspective of key informants on the GES of technical aids in three urban communes, Metropolitan Region 2014-15" was presented at the IV Chilean Congress of Public Health and VI Chilean Congress of Epidemiology "Salud en Todas: Enfrentando un modelo en crisis" held on December 1 and 2 at the Coquimbo headquarters of the Universidad Católica del Norte, in poster format. The abstract was published in the journal MEDWAVE, reference Medwave 2016; 16(suppl 6): e6637 doi: 10.5867/medwave.2016.6637

Chapter writing: the chapter "A look at social vulnerability and its consequences on the health of the elderly in Chile" was written for the book "Social vulnerability and its effect on health in Chile", an initiative developed by the research team on social inequality of the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo. Within the framework of this project, researchers from the team were invited to participate in the writing of the chapter related to the elderly. The writing of the chapter was carried out between March and August 2015. The chapter had the collaboration of experts in the field who participated in a working group held on May 25, 2015. The book was launched on January 19, 2016. The following table of scientific-technological products and dissemination shows this chapter.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Teacher of excellence

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile, 2014

    Award for Professor of Excellence during the 2013 academic year in the Health Sciences Common Plan.

  •   Teacher Recognition

    Universidad del Desarrollo

    Chile, 2017

    Recognition of excellence in the evaluation of Teaching Evaluation

  •   Recognition of teaching excellence in Teaching Evaluation

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

    Chile, 2018

    Recognition of teaching excellence in Teaching Evaluation in the health sciences common plan.

  •   Academic Recognition and Promotion to Regular Research Associate Professor

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

    Chile, 2019

    Academic Recognition and Promotion to Regular Research Associate Professor


 

Article (19)

Modelling cost-effectiveness of syphilis detection strategies in prisoners: exploratory exercise in a Chilean male prison
Compliance with the smoking ban in urban public transportation in Chile
Assistive Devices for Older Adults: A Longitudinal Study of Policy Effectiveness, Santiago, Chile, 2014–2016
¿Sirven las ayudas técnicas a las personas mayores? Percepción desde la Atención Primaria sobre esta Garantía Explícita en Salud, Santiago, Chile
Health Insurance Scheme Performance and Effects on Health and Health Inequalities in Chile
Tuberculosis in prisoners and their contacts in Chile: estimating incidence and latent infection
Características clínicas y factores pronósticos de la enfermedad meningocóccica: un estudio de serie de casos en Chile durante el brote 2012-2013
Clinical features and prognostic factors of meningococcal disease: a case series study in Chile during the 2012-2013 outbreak
Barreras y facilitadores de acceso a la atención de salud: una revisión sistemática cualitativa
Barreras y facilitadores de acceso a la atención de salud=> una revisión sistemática cualitativa
Barreras y facilitadores para el control prenatal en adolescentes: resultados de un estudio cualitativo en Chile
Barriers and facilitators to antenatal care in adolescents: Results of a qualitative study in Chile
Barriers and facilitators to antenatal care in adolescents: Results of a qualitative study in Chile [Barreras y facilitadores para el control prenatal en adolescentes: Resultados de un estudio cualitativo en Chile]
Diseño Y Evaluación De Una Intervención Comunitaria Para La Deteccion Precoz Del Primer Episodio De Esquizofrenia En Chile
Evolución de las Licencias por Enfermedad Grave del niño(a) menor de un año 2004-2008=> Certezas e Interrogantes. Revista Médica de Chile.
Sick leaves motivated by severe diseases of children of less than one year of age
Adaptación y análisis psicométrico de un cuestionario para evaluar riesgos psicosociales en el trabajo en Chile=> Versión media del CoPsoQ
Motivo De Inicio De Actividad Sexual En Adolescentes Desde Una Perspectiva De Género=> Cemera 2005 - 2006
Barreras y facilitadores a control prenatal en adolescentes embarazadas=> un estudio cualitativo.

BookSection (1)

Una mirada a la vulnerabilidad social y sus consecuencias en la salud de las personas mayores en Chile

ConferencePoster (2)

Costo-efectividad del test rápido para la detección de enfermedades infecciosas en población penitenciaria: sífilis
Bastón, andador y silla: estudio cualitativo desde la perspectiva de informantes clave sobre el GES de ayudas técnicas en tres comunas urbanas, Región Metropolitana 2014-15

Proyecto (1)

Discapacidad y Envejecimiento=> Impacto del GES Órtesis en la capacidad funcional de las personas de 65 años y más, estudio prospectivo
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Macarena Hirmas

Regular Research Associate Professor

Center for Epidemiology and Health Policies

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

4
Orozimba Delgado

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Medicina Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo

UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

Santiago, Chile

3
Ximena Aguilera

Full Professor; Director Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud /Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy

Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud (CEPS)/ Center of Epidemiology and Health Policy/Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud (CEPS)

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

2
Manuel Nájera

Instructor professor

Centro de Epidemiología y Políticas de Salud

Universidad del Desarrollo

santiago de chile, Chile

2
Andrea Olea

Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

2
María Matute

Regular Research Associate Professor

Centro de Epidemiologia y Politicas de Salud

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Tania Alfaro

Profesor asistente

Salud Pública

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jeannette Dabanch

Medico Infectóloga

Medicina Interna Nortee

Hospital Clínico Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Fernandez

JEFE SUBDEPTO

BIOMEDICO NACIONAL Y DE REFERENCIA

INSTITUTO DE SALUD PUBLICA

santiago, Chile

1
Lucy Poffald

Particular

Particular

Santiago, Chile

1
ELENA PEDRONI

DOCENTE E INVESTIGADOR

ISALUD

PARANA, Argentina

1
Claudia Gonzalez

Associate Professor and Resarcher

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Hormazabal

Jefe

Departamento Biomédico

Public Health Institute of Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Armando Peruga

Researcher

ICIM

Universidad del Desarrollo

Lo Barnechea, Chile

1
Pablo Vial

Director

School of Medicine

ICIM/UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO - CLÍNICA ALEMANA

Santiago, Chile

1
Christian Garcia

Academico

Salud Publica

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile